Quoted from Whysnow:
Mark > I could use some Radical ramps.
Please consider adding them to the list
Second this. Still have not gotten around to making a ramp for mine. The second machine could use ramps too.
Quoted from Whysnow:
From another thread
Mark, If I pay to ship the Radical molds to you and then back to Starship fantasy, would you take them on?
Maybe we should talk about a commissioned run where I pay to ship you the molds and you pull off 20 sets of ramps for me. I deal with all the reselling and risk associated with it.
Are you talking about the original molds or making molds? I ask because I have been working on a mold for the upper left corner ramp for radical. Talked to Mark about shipping it to him.
Nevermind, saw your post. I would be interest in these as well with one exception. If you pull this off I would be willing to send my (melted) prototype ramp to freeplay. It has different cutouts from the production that he can still get dimensions on.
Quoted from Freeplay40:
I have actually never seen any original production molds for pinball ramps. I do know, per Larry at Starship, for example, that the Hurricane ramps are all on one gigantic mold. I suspect this may also be the case with Radical. Further, the Radical ramps for the most part are larger than I can do at this time. I could probably do them on the new machine but I doubt that I could handle the original mold and would need to make multiple molds to do them.
Well if that is the case could we use my mold as a test case? If I can cut down on the amount you have to do would you be more inclined to make them? Radical is an odd duck because the ramps are not one piece. The center X-Piece is too big for your current setup, and possibly the vertical ramp which is down near the flippers.
The upper right ramp is fairly small. There is also the ramp section to the right inlane which is skinny and straight. I have duplicates of these two.
So, having been the one who did the mold above. I spent two years on that bondo monstrosity. Never, never again. Never ever again. It sucks, sucks hard. If I were to do it over I'd build a box and use some sort of pourable plaster. Then cut the shape that freeplay went with. I still have bondo all over my workbench, bondo dust galore. Just no.
Quoted from hawkeyexx:
I wonder could you buy huge block of delrin material and CNC the delrin to make a mold?
So, knowing a machinist who is into pins, sure. Problem is you need the geometry. I originally looked to make a 3d model to print and then cover in bondo, but getting accurate measurements proved too much.
Assuming the list includes the one for myself and the spare machine I used to make the mold?
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