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Schogun26 Jun 2020 2:54 p.m. PST

I'm interested in a airplane available from Shapeways. However the picture of the plane shows it without a propeller. I have contacted the designer but have not received a response.

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I know some planes show a propeller attached at the rear but this one doesn't.

Can I assume a propeller is included?

Thanks

Yellow Admiral26 Jun 2020 2:59 p.m. PST

The propellor is included.

If you click the 3D view icon in the upper right of the picture, you will get a rotatable image you can roll to any angle. Flip the 3D image over, and you'll see the propellor molded to the bottom.

A lot of Shapeways plane models come this way, with the prop printed somewhere it's easy to shave off. I assume it has something to do with printing complex shapes.

- Ix

Eclectic Wave26 Jun 2020 3:01 p.m. PST

Clever.

Schogun26 Jun 2020 5:15 p.m. PST

@YA -- Thanks!

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