VF-1 Valkyrie

Discussion in 'Anime, Cartoons, Figurines & Paperdolls' started by Getter1, Feb 2, 2009.

  1. Getter1

    Getter1 Active Member


    Print at fit to margins and there will be no probs. I just printed out the Hikaru's VF-1J and all fit ok.

    Make sure centered setting is on as well.

  2. jaeike

    jaeike Member

    Not too difficult. I'm using pretty thin film. I don't care too much for the visible seams though. Better than nothing I suppose. Though I think future builds will have the heat-formed canopies.
  3. Stev0

    Stev0 Active Member

    Yeah... i really do not like the idea of printing to fit, guess I am SOL.
  4. wulf111

    wulf111 Member

    for vortex and anyone else that would like to know i found a size chart for ISO 216 paper sizes. so A4 paper is only a little larger than standard letter.

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  5. Janx

    Janx Member

    I have to hold my hand up here and say the A4 sheets are my fault. Getter1 wisely suggested Letter but I was a stubborn idiot and went for the standard over here (UK).

    I have learnt however and will put larger borders to ensure this doesn't hinder future builds.

    I don't really want to mess about too much with Shunichi's sheets and changing sheet 2 on all the fighter models would be a nightmare now.
  6. marksolo

    marksolo New Member

    Hey Janx, I for one would rather see new models than new rearrangements of existing ones. Forget that I made any suggestions at all.

    There are plenty work arounds anyway.

    Can we have other volunteers work on the rearrangements and free the artists from the mundane and tedious?
  7. 57townsman

    57townsman Member

    I've found on occasion that print to fit doesn't work :curse:. This happens when the original image size varies from page to page. What I do now is print all pages to a fixed percentage, say 93%. So far this has produced good results for me, your mileage may vary :rolleyes:

  8. Getter1

    Getter1 Active Member


    True, I have had the happen on a few occasions :( I now check page size before I print any model.

    However on these the parameters are all identical so no problems printing fit to page here ;)

  9. marksolo

    marksolo New Member

    this build was printed at 50%. a small bird with all the trimmings.

    well, it is not without flaws, but i am happy with my first attempt.

    a word of caution to other newbies, the nose cone should be shaped a lot narrower at the top than at the bottom, I made the mistake of giving it an almost circular cross section, and ended up over compensating the error.....

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  10. Getter1

    Getter1 Active Member

    Beautimus brotha ;)

  11. Janx

    Janx Member

    Excellent lil bird there :) gratz!
  12. Sleek little fighter, great job my friend:thumb::thumb::thumb::mrgreen:.
  13. marksolo

    marksolo New Member

    most of the credit belongs to janx and getter1, of course,

    cant wait to get the robot mode done, also at 50% scale
  14. Janx

    Janx Member

    I just realised there's a pilot in there!, omg you modelling with a microscope?
  15. marksolo

    marksolo New Member

    Unfortunately, a lot of details were lost, but i think the next one should turn out better.

    Eventually, I'd like to build a big one for my 3.75in vintage Matchbox Rick Hunter figer too.
  16. hawkman67

    hawkman67 Member

    As would I, Very much so
  17. Vortex_4200

    Vortex_4200 Member

  18. marksolo

    marksolo New Member

    If there is anything I can do to mend the bridges between Janx and the Admin and bring Janx back here, I would.

    People, can't we work out our differences?

    Anyway, I just read the forum policy and it seems we are not allowed to post links or email and stuff like that.

    However, if you really want, you can find Janx simply by Googling, Google Serach is NOT a competing forum so I dont think I violated any rules here by saying that much
  19. Maico Shark

    Maico Shark Guest

    Email addresses are personal information and our policy is not to divulge such (although some members object to our policies) If someone would want to PM such information I don't see a problem but to post it in an open thread might be unwise (I don't know of a policy against doing that though) The member in question was banned for 10 days of which about a week remains. So I suppose it will be his decision whether to contribute here after that.
  20. ykaysf

    ykaysf New Member

    Thank you for you praise.

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