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Advice needed - cleaning and prepping 3D printed material

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From a quick online recce, looks like Kilkhampton is the place to go for those with interest in astronomy.

Re: primers, I went overboard with my first experiment on a 3D FUD printing and used an etch primer from a hardware store. I normally use this for priming white metal kits like the AFVs from Arrowhead. On my second, I just went with Mr Surfacer 1200 and it appeared to key properly, even when I scratched it with a fingernail.
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Re: Advice needed - cleaning and prepping 3D printed materia

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So all are aware, Triple Nuts used (until recently) Shapeways to do the printing, so what you are looking at is basically FUD (or whatever they call it now) , might broaden the range of documented options to clean and prep.

I personally find a good coating of Klear smooths the surface reasonably enough

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