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Old 07-07-2017, 07:43 PM
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Hi everybody,

I'm doing the 3D work for someone who is prototyping an aircraft at RC scale. The fuselage I need to have machined from 1 lb. foam is about 6' 2" min length, and very simple in shape. (not looking for a Class A finish here) So, to those of you who can machine such parts, what would you expect the machining cost to be? (I can supply the file in STL or STP format.) Ideally, we'd like to do this work in the next couple of weeks. Let me know... Thanks!

The plan is to cut two (left and right) fuselage halves. Each fuselage half is 6 ft. long, 14 inches tall, and 7 inches wide.
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Old 07-08-2017, 06:58 AM
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Try here. Dan

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Old 07-09-2017, 12:34 PM
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I sent a request to the link in the previous post, (aerosoft.com) and received this email in return. (incorrect link?)

"Hi Mike,
It seems we inadvertently received this email which was intended for somebody else. Just wanted you to know.
Fly safe!

Scott Swirles"
Old 07-09-2017, 02:29 PM
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Mike, Thanks for the update. It was just a try. I was not too sure what you needed. Dan.
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Well, based on your description "simple shape, not class A finish" I was about to suggest carving it yourself, you would probably be done by now. However if thats not your cup of tea perhaps it's about time to look at a CNC router for your own workshop, not too expensive these days - all the possibilities you want at a push of a button. I have named mine "Sharon" because that is a good name for an assistant. Personally I'm a little old school so I usually prefer to make things myself rather than letting my assistant do it for me, but if you have a business and are doing payed work for others it might be a good idea.
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Thanks to those who had a look here. This request is now filled, so this thread can be ignored or deleted.

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