Thanks Martin, I have yet to navigate the Shapeways website with much success.
Lucy might pull it away from you if you don't watch out!
I was looking at a DIY 3D printer online today, great price but there has to be a sharp learning curve with the software it takes to make an item.
Email from Jim...ain't gonna happen he says.
So...dig those favors out if you have them and cash them in to Atlas/MTH/Lionel.
I may have to get one like Steve's Lionel cars and do some "plastic" surgery.