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Author Topic: Solstice Recessed Grills  (Read 74330 times)

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Re: Solstice Recessed Grills
« Reply #500 on: September 07, 2016, 04:46:22 AM »
OK, that one zipped right over my head :)

That's because English isn't your native language :)

The implication being that marc4gsr only works in manufacturing if these files become available.  Otherwise, he's employed in a different field.

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Re: Solstice Recessed Grills
« Reply #501 on: September 07, 2016, 05:59:17 AM »
That's because English isn't your native language :)

The implication being that marc4gsr only works in manufacturing if these files become available.  Otherwise, he's employed in a different field.

Sank you!  I'll be here all zeh veek.


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Re: Solstice Recessed Grills
« Reply #502 on: September 08, 2016, 03:55:52 PM »
still chewing on this one.. :roll:

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Re: Solstice Recessed Grills
« Reply #503 on: October 07, 2016, 07:43:16 PM »
still chewing on this one.. :roll:


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Re: Solstice Recessed Grills
« Reply #504 on: November 14, 2016, 08:34:39 PM »
Hmmmmm, a box was just delivered, what could it be?


And so well packaged.


WooHoo, an unused set of very rare Aftershock Recessed Grills!


A special thanks to Solstice forum member IDFKA who was good enough to sell these to me.  Thanks again IDFKA, I really appreciate it.


Now I can not make any promises, but I'm hoping to find out how much it will cost to have these 3D Scanned, and then see how much it would cost to have them 3D printed.  If I do this I will create a separate thread to document the experience.

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Re: Solstice Recessed Grills
« Reply #505 on: November 14, 2016, 08:43:12 PM »
I'm on the edge of my seat...   :thumbs: 

You might consider cleaning them up a bit though before you get them 3D scanned.
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Re: Solstice Recessed Grills
« Reply #506 on: November 14, 2016, 10:28:01 PM »
 :pop: :pop:  waiting   :pop: :pop:
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Re: Solstice Recessed Grills
« Reply #507 on: November 15, 2016, 05:02:19 PM »
Pretty sure I actually got those from Joe.

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Re: Solstice Recessed Grills
« Reply #508 on: March 24, 2017, 11:08:40 AM »
FYI

The ones I had drawn up would cost around $850 each to have 3D printed in an ABS material.  I don't think many of you would have been interested in them at that price.

Oh, sure, NOW you tell us :willy:

Not to clutter up Norms thread.

I actually just recently found a vendor that could print these in a high resolution and in the material we would want.  I knew it was going to be pricey but $1700 for the pair was a shock to me too.

You can still buy a set if you want but seriously how many want to spend that much?
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Re: Solstice Recessed Grills
« Reply #509 on: March 24, 2017, 11:10:53 AM »
You guys gotta be doing this wrong...


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Re: Solstice Recessed Grills
« Reply #510 on: March 24, 2017, 03:18:18 PM »
Why is 3D printing the go-to for producing these? I am also in the Subaru STI community and there was a member there who developed and had manufactured a gauge cluster surround that incorporated aftermarket gauges since there wasn't a product available. I know the market is larger for Subaru parts like that, but even on the initial run of them (I think he only made a hundred units or so) the pricing was under $200 for an OEM quality piece.

There has to be a better way to get these to market.

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Re: Solstice Recessed Grills
« Reply #511 on: March 24, 2017, 03:38:02 PM »
3D printing because the market isn't that big, even if the price was say $300 I don't think there is demand for 50 pair.



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