Customs: Friend making molds of tf's

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  1. Nerdicon

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    I have a question. My friend and I would like to make oversized versions of some of our tf's. What is the stuff you use with molds to make the pieces bigger?
     
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    Resin, and mold extrustion equipment?
     
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    I meant the stuff that makes the molds bigger. We are just pouring resin. or am I just lost here lol
     
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    I dont know enough about manufacturing to know how to, or if there is a way to, make a mold bigger w/out making an entirely new mold. Sounds pretty cool though. I'd love to see a giant g1 Pipes!
     
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    someone mentioned it a few days ago and I totally forgot which post. you make a mold pour in this stuff. It gets bigger you make a mold of the stuff... something like that.
     
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    Hydrospan.
     
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    Nerdicon Caffene=Energon

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    THANK YOU! I hate my memory.
     
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    good luck man. I'm in the process of making animated sentinel a voyager, and it's brutal. it's hard to make a mold of a "gummy bear".

    Randy!
     
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    If this works, make an over sized G1 Devestator!!! :D  That would be cool...
     
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    From what I've heard,Hydrospan and Hydroshrink has been discontinued so you better scramble to get any that is left.

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    Also,a bit of advice from someone who has worked with both before,the stuff is a real pain in the ass to work with if you don't know squat about molding and casting,which it seems that you don't.You need to practice molding and casting a coin first,do one side first then try a double sided mold and then start trying more and more complex molding.

    I've got a pretty good knowledge of it from prop building,mainly Ghostbusters Proton Packs.If you don't practice with normal casting,and you mess up a Hydrospan'd part,well it's a very expensive mistake.
     

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