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Feb 18, 2013, 12:27 AM
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My Homemade Canopy for My Parkzone Radian


A few more slight mods and it's ready!


Parkzone Radian's Homemade Clear Canopy (12 min 49 sec)
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Feb 18, 2013, 07:48 AM
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Cool idea.

Would be nice if you edit out some of the cutting and added SE of the bending of the canopy.

It looks like you used a coffee cup as a molding device.
Feb 18, 2013, 08:36 AM
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Originally Posted by bigblueswope
Cool idea.

Would be nice if you edit out some of the cutting and added SE of the bending of the canopy.

It looks like you used a coffee cup as a molding device.
Yes, I did use a coffee cup, as well as a cylindrical wood blank, to help in the shaping. The memory card in the was filled,in the first camera that my daughter was using to record me, so I just kept working the plastic until I got towards the completion of the design piece and then grabbed one of my other cameras to finish the recording. Don't worry, I intend to make another canopy soon and will have the entire build, recorded.
Feb 18, 2013, 08:46 AM
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Can't wait to see it.


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