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28mm Fanatik02 Nov 2018 7:37 a.m. PST

I like this manufacturer's unabashedly direct WYSIWYG approach in marketing its products.

Sure, it's a bit "rough around the edges," lack some detail and is saddled with unsightly scan lines, but at least it's not as fuzzy as the gun they previously posted: TMP link

Who asked this joker02 Nov 2018 10:23 a.m. PST

From the eyes of a 53 year old all I have to say is, "What scan lines?" wink

Banana Man02 Nov 2018 10:29 a.m. PST

To my eyes, it looks awful.

Keith T02 Nov 2018 12:09 p.m. PST

i am 62 and can see the lines, not sure which scale this one is but if 20/28mm no thanks.

d effinger02 Nov 2018 12:11 p.m. PST

Its not worth the money to 'fix' these 3d printed vehicles. Just buy a plastic kit and get a mostly perfect model. Rubicon makes terrific plastic kits with little or no hassles with them. It would be different if these were literally dirt cheap but they aren't.

28mm Fanatik02 Nov 2018 2:31 p.m. PST

Couldn't these scan lines be easily fixed with sand paper or a decent file?

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian02 Nov 2018 5:32 p.m. PST

Couldn't these scan lines be easily fixed with sand paper or a decent file?

It depends on what material they are printed from. Some materials don't sand well. With some materials, it is said to be easier to use a 'solvent pen' to smooth the lines.

Puster Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2018 2:57 p.m. PST

Currently 3d print is mostly usefull for models and scales that are not covered by plastic (or even resin). The additional amount of work going into a printout to make it a nice looking model easily surpasses the extra-cost of a good kit – unless, of course, you have an extraordinary printer.

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