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Stug Production in Progress

The Maybach plants are cranking up their production of the Quad Stug Aus F.  They hope to start shipping finished units to the blighter front in 2 weeks.  There have been delays with the Porsche suspension and quality control issues […]

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Stug is Done!

I made a casting of the complete Quad Stug toy.  I still have a few bugs to work out with the molds but all in all it’s done!  I’m pretty happy with how it came out.  Here are some pics […]

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Prepping the Quad Stug

Today I’m sanding and prepping the Quad Stug.  I’m going to see if I can’t get the molds done this weekend and start casting next week.  This toy has been waiting to be made long enough.  

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Scaled allied grunt rolling out!

I finished  a mold for the new allied grunt figure and made a casting. This figure is in scale to the vert tank and the quad stug.  It looks really nice.  The detail was meant for this scale and it […]

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Allied Grunt Prototype are in!

I just received the prints for the Allied Grunt.  I decided to make one toy at the scale of the vert tank and a second “hero model” in a bigger scale.  I just thought it’d be cool to have a […]

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Mean Green!

Playing around with some colors.  Fun stuff.  Hopefully soon I’ll have some of these up for sale in the store. So far things are good but I’ve had some air bubbles and I think it’s because the resin is setting […]

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I made some toys!

So tonight I finally had some time to cast some toys.  I had a chance to make two castings.  The resin cures way faster than I would have thought.  On the first one I barely got it into the mold […]

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My 3D prints have come in!

They just came in the mail and I took some pictures.  This is so exciting.  Next will be making a mold and then casting some resin toys!  Take a look at all the detail.  Just amazing.

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I was pretty scared of playing with resin in my basement.  With casting toys and painting stuff, I had nightmares of these noxious green fumes wafting up throughout the house making everyone sick.  But now I don’t need to worry. […]

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Making Toys! Pressure Pot

I now have a pressure pot.  It’s just a big pot that you can put under pressure for when you make a casting in rubber or cast resin.  It’s needed to squeeze out all the air bubbles.  Mine is a […]

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