Customs: Does anyone have recommendations on what products to use for casting rubber tires?

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  1. yourreflection

    yourreflection Well-Known Member

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    I'm working on an upgrade kit for MP UltraMagnus - his trailer. I want to cast the tires but I've never casted rubber tires before. Does anyone have experience with this? In the meantime - I'll continue my google research on the topic.

    thanks everyone
    YR
     
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    I'm not 100% sure, since I've never casted anything, but I did a quick search and found that some have used smooth-on products to create some great rubber tires.

    Here's are some links that might be helpful:

    Smooth-On - search for Urethane rubber (the link below says this was used to make their rubber tires).

    Tire Casting Rubber - Automotive Message Forums - contains a discussion on rubber casting and materials.

    There are also a few other products mentioned that can be found at Hobby Lobby and other places. Good luck and I hope you find what you're after, man.
     
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    Thanks hXcpunk. I'm going to try the smooth on stuff. Hope it works!
     
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    i got some rubbery type hip flexors for HA swipe from savio prime, he said that he did that kind of work, so maybe you can ask him
     
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    i got some rubbery type hip flexors for HA swipe from savio prime, he said that he did that kind of work, so maybe you can ask him
     
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