Where can I obtain K&S PETG plastic for vacume forming canopies?

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Where can I obtain K&S PETG plastic for vacume forming canopies?

Joined: March 1st, 2005, 2:14 am

May 31st, 2012, 12:08 pm #1

Tried a google search and can't locate a source for the K&S stuff. Most sites offer large sheets at very high prices.

I want to vacume form several 1/32 scale canopies. What's the best thickness for making 1/32 scale canopies?

Jim Reagan
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Joined: July 29th, 2006, 1:18 am

May 31st, 2012, 12:39 pm #2

I think I saw some at a local HobbyTown recently. Don't know about thickness, though.

I'm not really a pompous ***; I just play one on HyperScale!

Michael McMurtrey
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Carrollton, TX

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Joined: November 17th, 2006, 1:18 pm

May 31st, 2012, 12:49 pm #3

Tried a google search and can't locate a source for the K&S stuff. Most sites offer large sheets at very high prices.

I want to vacume form several 1/32 scale canopies. What's the best thickness for making 1/32 scale canopies?

Jim Reagan
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Joined: November 17th, 2006, 1:18 pm

May 31st, 2012, 12:49 pm #4

Tried a google search and can't locate a source for the K&S stuff. Most sites offer large sheets at very high prices.

I want to vacume form several 1/32 scale canopies. What's the best thickness for making 1/32 scale canopies?

Jim Reagan
http://www.easybuiltmodels.com/parts.htm#plastic

I'd go w/ the 15 thou and 20 too if you can source some, but I'm doing it mostly for 48th models.
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Joined: February 15th, 2009, 5:46 am

May 31st, 2012, 12:58 pm #5

Tried a google search and can't locate a source for the K&S stuff. Most sites offer large sheets at very high prices.

I want to vacume form several 1/32 scale canopies. What's the best thickness for making 1/32 scale canopies?

Jim Reagan
...just look for "Vivak", that's the trade name for PETG.

There's over 200,000 hits for Vivak on Google, I'm sure at least one of them can get some to you.
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Joined: March 1st, 2005, 2:14 am

May 31st, 2012, 1:37 pm #6

Tried a google search and can't locate a source for the K&S stuff. Most sites offer large sheets at very high prices.

I want to vacume form several 1/32 scale canopies. What's the best thickness for making 1/32 scale canopies?

Jim Reagan
Between your suggestions and Jerry Rutman's advise this morning. I'm ordering some K &B.30 PETG

Jim Reagan
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Joined: February 27th, 2006, 6:25 pm

May 31st, 2012, 1:52 pm #7

Tried a google search and can't locate a source for the K&S stuff. Most sites offer large sheets at very high prices.

I want to vacume form several 1/32 scale canopies. What's the best thickness for making 1/32 scale canopies?

Jim Reagan
I might have some scraps after I cut my material for my machine today. It is 30thou PETG.

Mike
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