Skip to main content

Reply to "3D printing, the future?"

3d printing is amazing.  It's not a silver bullet, and there's a lot of hype.  But it's like any other tool.  Put in the time to become proficient and it'll let you do things you couldn't do before.  Here's my example.  I really like RS-3s, but my Lionels had a very unrealistic set of tanks in the undercarriage.

The real thing looks like:

But my Lionels had a big awkward open space underneath:

So I used Fusion360 (which is free for hobbyists) to model this up:

And when printed and mounted, it looks like this:

I wouldn't have had the skills to scratchbuild that before 3d printing.  It's fun to combine hobbies!

OGR Publishing, Inc., 1310 Eastside Centre Ct, Suite 6, Mountain Home, AR 72653
330-757-3020

www.ogaugerr.com
×
×
×
×
×