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Discussion in 'FAQs' started by John Sneed, Sep 29, 2002.

  1. John Sneed

    John Sneed Member

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    I've seen some very good windows on here,and I would like to know how to make windows.I'am doing a free lance depot and need to install windows in it and havn't a clue on how to do them. Thanks for the help I know I'am going to recive. John
  2. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

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    John I normally use windows left over from other kitbashing projects, but if I need a particular type (like on a engine house project I'm currently mired down on :D ), companies like Grant Line and others make a wide selection. You didn't say what scale you are in, I'm a n-scaler and would rather have a root canal then try to scratch build windows in this scale. If you are in a larger scale companies like Evergreen, Northeast, Plasta-struct, etc. make materials in the sizes you would need.
  3. Vic

    Vic Active Member

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    John, Like Tyson said Grandt Line has lots of windows in various sizes and configurations. I like to use them because the castings are so clean you don't have to do any clean up on them. They're very delicate and you have to "handle with care" though.
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    jmarksbery Active Member

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    Yes, I like Tyson use left over window and doors for scratch building, most kits have some left over and others have quite a few. I have even bought some cheaper kits just for the goodies that come with them and most of the time it is even cheaper that way. (anyone that knows me knows I am cheap. :p :rolleyes:
  5. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

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    Hi John,
    I very often make my own windows using the computer and printer. The windows are printed onto clear plastic sheeting available where you buy your printer/paper from.

    Shamus
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  6. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

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    John,
    Like the others, I will use Grandt Line windows (HO scale), of leftover windows from other projects. The window in the picture, however, is a working double hung window, scratch built with Northeast Scale lumber, and clear acetate glazing(HO scale).
    Pete

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  7. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

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    Show off!!!!!!! :p Pete that is only one of many reasons why you are a master model builder . :cool:
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    Gary Pfeil Active Member

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    Nice, nuts but nice. Does it have working locks too?

    Gary
  9. Vic

    Vic Active Member

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    Pete does good don't he??:D :) :D :) :D :)
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    rich maiorano Member

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    working windows:eek: wow :D :D :cool: thats cool rich:eek: