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Sharknose

Vacuform for canopies

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I can't get a replacement canopy for my Revell eurofighter, I bought a 2nd model, masked then filled the canopy with milliput, now have two moulds to vacuform clear plastic over. 

 

Now I need to find some plastic,  some very old posts reckon plastic packaging from supermarket packaging.

 

Any suggestion?

 

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Sharkey, mate.

Best material you could get to vac-form canopies is PETG, the clear plastic manufacturers use to make the soda bottles.

The material is sold in sheets at design or architectural stores. I once tried to use cut sheets coming from the soda bottles, to heat on my dental vacuum-forming machine, and it didn't go any well. After I got the sheets it went a lot better - it was trial and error, but the third attempt was the charm.

Cheers bruh!

 

Unc2

 

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