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YZ10 Protech body question for experts

Post by mytimac » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:01 pm

Hey guys,
Just did another run of Protech bodies and ran into same issue had at other location. There is a line that forms in front of the windshield on nose. I discovered the reproduction MRLEXAN mold is most likely in need of some modifications. It either has an error when it was cast or needs some work to make it perform better.

Please check out this video to see the issue I have.
https://youtu.be/Mng5XII9_Gw?t=47

If you watched it, do you know how the original should be? Is there a dip in front of windshield. Looking online it is to hard to tell. Need someone who can look at an original.

I am guessing that small dip shouldn't be there. It probably should be a nice gentle curve to meet the flat nose. But I am only guessing.

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Post by GoMachV » Tue Feb 13, 2018 8:07 pm

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Re: YZ10 Protech body question for experts

Post by mytimac » Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:32 pm

OK thanks.
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Re: YZ10 Protech body question for experts

Post by a01butal » Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:12 pm

This won't help with your problem but I have an Mrlexan Protech body that I've never painted and looking at the area below the windshield shows no problems like you are having. Like I said won't help you but whoever was pulling these bodies may not have been having this problem as this area looks perfect on my Protech body.
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Re: YZ10 Protech body question for experts

Post by mytimac » Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:55 am

a01butal wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:12 pm
This won't help with your problem but I have an Mrlexan Protech body that I've never painted and looking at the area below the windshield shows no problems like you are having. Like I said won't help you but whoever was pulling these bodies may not have been having this problem as this area looks perfect on my Protech body.
Yeah if I make them normally it is not bad. But there is obvious, to me, flaw in the body. You see a faint line that shouldn't be there. It shows farther below that dip. If you get right angle I am sure you will see in yours as well. It is because plastic cooling and stretching at different rates. Maybe I am being too picky on it.
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Re: YZ10 Protech body question for experts

Post by Peakey » Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:47 pm

Original Protech here
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I do have a nip one but I’m not breaking that open :lol:

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Re: YZ10 Protech body question for experts

Post by Ronbo » Sat Feb 17, 2018 12:50 am

Hope you figure this out, I just got 870c and Works body from you and looking forward to owning a Protech one like I had. How does bluegroove do it? I'm sure someone has one.

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