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Post Fri Jul 12, 2013 11:00 am

Replicator blocks

Do anyone know if it is possible to find Replicator blocks (or is it bricks?) somewhere these days? They used to be rather easy to find, and cheap, some years ago but now they seems to be hard to find.
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Post Wed Jan 22, 2014 7:57 pm

Re: Replicator blocks

If you can't find them commercially, try your hand at molding them yourself. It's not as hard as you may think. I've made a lot of parts for my modeling hobby, once you've done it, you'll wonder why you didn't do it sooner.

You don't need a lot of different style blocks, maybe 5. Carve a master in wood, make an RTV mold, and make your blocks out of resin. Use Testor's metalizer lacquer to paint to blocks when cured. The buffing metalizer allows you to get many variations in sheen and depth of color, it just depends on how long you buff the parts. They also make a non buffing metalizer. Between the two, you can make every block look different. Use super glue to assemble your "Replicator", Other glues do not work well with resin.
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Post Sat Jan 25, 2014 6:25 pm

Re: Replicator blocks

I have been thinking of that. But unfortunately haven't found any place that sells resin here in Sweden :(
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Post Sat Jan 25, 2014 7:10 pm

Re: Replicator blocks

DustyBadger wrote:I have been thinking of that. But unfortunately haven't found any place that sells resin here in Sweden :(


Try plastic model or model Railroad shops in Germany or Italy. Do it yourself modelers and model Railroaders are quite common and active in these countries. If I run across any web sites, I'll post the links.
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Post Sun Jan 26, 2014 9:13 am

Re: Replicator blocks

I'll keep my eyes peeled. (That is one strange expression by the way. Do WHAT to my eyes!?!?)
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Post Thu Feb 06, 2014 5:51 pm

Re: Replicator blocks

I have found some sites in Sweden, by the way, who sell all kinds of resin, silicons and wax things. If I get the time perhaps I'll give it a try.
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Post Fri Feb 07, 2014 1:27 am

Re: Replicator blocks

Just take it slow and easy, once you start you'll be anxious to get your blocks done, this is when you'll make a mistake. So don't rush. You'll probably have to make several master molds so you'll have plenty of blocks to work on as the next batch is curing.
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Post Sun Mar 09, 2014 6:13 pm

Re: Replicator blocks

Looks like it, yes. I was thinking of having one with perhaps 5-6 blocks in a row, for legs and such, but it seems hard to sculpt.
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ASSIGNMENT: ... dont know yet, but it seems to have something to do with those early Asgardian artefacts SG1 found on Nifelheim.

I hope you like Guinness, sir. I find it a refreshing substitute for... food.
Col. Jack O'Neill. Lost City, part 1.

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