Shea Street
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Shea Street's Discussions

Rapid Prototyping

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shea Street Aug 22, 2012. 24 Replies

Here is my start in…Continue

Mixing Metals

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Polacchi Nov 1, 2012. 19 Replies

I am kind of curious to see what others have to say on their experience or opinion on mixing metal types of their ball and socket joints. What I mean by this is that the metal types of the plates and…Continue

 

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Shea Street replied to Jasper Kuipers's discussion Animating stone eroding over time
"What about trying a mix of easily water dissolvable items like alea salt and/or light and brown sugars? Now binding them together without them dissolving when making it could be a different matter. You might be able to get away with using PVA…"
Sep 13, 2016
Shea Street replied to Anthony Scott's discussion Where to take this Site next?
"I should add my experiences are not limited to just phpBB or vBulletin and have worked on many thing in the past covering Joomla, Drupal, Modx, Wordpress and several other custom or obscure systems. I have my own personal opinions or each and the…"
Sep 12, 2016
Shea Street replied to Anthony Scott's discussion Where to take this Site next?
"I was out of town for a wedding otherwise I would have jumped back into the discussion earlier. I agree with Iulian's statement of going for a VPS (virtual private server). More and more what you are finding for forums and or social site in…"
Sep 12, 2016
Shea Street replied to Anthony Scott's discussion Where to take this Site next?
"I know there are many places out there for stop motion but I find it to be a hunting, pruning, and cultivating problem of a personal link collection. I spend hours hunting through Google searches to hit just the right terminology to get only get a…"
Sep 7, 2016
Shea Street replied to Anthony Scott's discussion Where to take this Site next?
"I know this at a basic glance can seem steep as an individual but unfortunately I see this as a common cost of site hosting on the internet. As my bill paying day job I am a software engineer (computer programmer) at a company that owns a data…"
Sep 7, 2016
Shea Street commented on Anthony Scott's video
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Behind-the-Scenes: Making the Stop-Motion Puppets for Star Wars: The Force Awakens!

"Yes if you use a releasing agent. And it depends on the types of silicone since platinum cure silicone will be inhibited by tin cure, but tin cure will setup just fine against platinum."
Jan 5, 2016
Shea Street replied to bigbossross's discussion 3D printing figure to be molded, then cast in foam latex
"You probably want to check out acetone vapor baths to smooth out your prints if using ABS. You will not be able to preserve overly fine details as what you are doing is dissolving the plastic and having it reflow into the layer seams. You could also…"
Jan 5, 2016
Shea Street replied to Anthony Scott's discussion New Home Page
"Yes there are many options out there, but again you got to go digging. There is just enough unification here that this site has made a world of difference in my knowledge and skill more than any other resource. This place is a touchpoint for…"
Dec 18, 2015
Shea Street replied to Anthony Scott's discussion New Home Page
"Well blogs are not listed in the top menu, and only can really be found by the way bottom sidebar mention. I already miss the at a glance updates from across the board. It also helped me notice things that I normally would not go digging for."
Dec 17, 2015
Shea Street replied to Hani's discussion Making silicone puppet
"I do not know how much work you want to put into something but you could try a hybrid approach to…"
Nov 7, 2014
Shea Street replied to Hani's discussion Making silicone puppet
"I know I maybe late in the conversation but Nick made the observation that his matting powder seems to be sugar, I actually do use powdered sugar. I learned this from an artist that does reborn dolls. Seems to be quiet common. All you are trying to…"
Nov 7, 2014
Shea Street replied to adekto's discussion puppet for cg
"The concepts have come and gone many times and have various degrees of price, complexity, and useability. If interested I can give you a run down of many options and past products and devices but these links might help you as it is more recent and…"
Nov 7, 2014
Shea Street replied to Ron Cole's discussion Loctite 770 Works! :)
"My experience is that RTV-1 and tins cure just fine on already cured platinum based silicones, it just does not work the other way around. Also I do think doing a scrub down with naptha does help as it also breaks away surface impurities allowing…"
Mar 1, 2013
Shea Street replied to Ron Cole's discussion Loctite 770 Works! :)
"I talked a bit about this sort of painting HERE and another example HERE. Both links are to my photos here on this site."
Feb 28, 2013
Shea Street replied to Ron Cole's discussion Loctite 770 Works! :)
"Thined down and strained silicone caulking with naptha or mineral spirits and tinted with oil based paints."
Feb 28, 2013
Shea Street replied to Ron Cole's discussion Loctite 770 Works! :)
"I wonder if this is the same effect i use in painting my silicone. I basically give it a good scrub with naptha and it kind of "opens the pores" and takes better. I wonder if it breaks down some internal bonds and creates a more porus…"
Feb 28, 2013

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At 6:28pm on July 6, 2012, Shea Street said…

First Post! Yeah you know it was bound to happen and it might as well be me. Finally decided to take the plunge and join up here at SMA and wow has it ever changed from when I used to first just browse the original forums and lurk in the dark. I hope to have stuff up here soon and look forward to any new friendships that might pop up. Hello everyone!

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