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    My wife heard me whining about glass a while back.

    Then a roll of "clear" filament shows up. So......

    It's interesting to play with. Curved windscreen won't work....the terrace effect of the layers kills the clarity.

    But.....if I print a thin sheet all in one direction, it's thin enough to form against a body with some hot water.
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    So.... it's interesting. Not sure it's a replacement for vacuform. But it's not black windows.......
    Come Race at The Trace!
    Timberline Trace International Raceway - SW of Mpls, MN

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    I know this is the print 3D thread, but wouldn't tracing the window opening onto paper and cutting that template on a water bottle (water bottle plastic is curved and really flexable) work better?
    Lance Sofa racer

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    • #3
      Another step forward. Keep at it and let us know how it is going.

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      • #4
        Slot car building is experimenting,,,,much like my cooking....Wife says,,,,what are you cooking?.....I say it's a science experiment.
        Matt B
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        • #5
          I saw a video recently where a guy used the clear filament by using the 3d pen and extruding on to aluminum foil, folding the foil over the plastic and flattening it with a metal ruler. I haven't tried it yet but it looked good on the video.

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