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Old 12-09-2017, 05:46 PM
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Originally Posted by humptybump View Post
I've been making reference to DanH's fiberglass work and was bummed when I realized (1) I had lost the PDF I had created from this thread, and (2) the photos fell victim to the PhotoBucket EUA.

I took a little time today to do my best to recreate a usable PDF for anyone looking for this material. I found all but 2 or 3 photos (the ones showing the fabrication of the alternate air door).

Here is the PDF - link.
Thanks kindly for the PDF!
Brian J.
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Old 12-09-2017, 07:29 PM
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Originally Posted by vernon smith View Post
There are a couple topics currently on the forum featuring machines that can be considered reasonable affordable. My question is will the plastic based materials they use hold up as well as the current run of the mill fiberglass creations?
The current 3D printing technology that a builder can afford can not create a part that will hold up to the heat environment of the engine compartment.

There are a number of non-structural objects a 3D printer can produce.
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