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Anyone looking for a cheap Vacuum Forming Machine?

Post by Salius » Tue Jul 07, 2009 11:37 am

Since I'm new, and don't have a canon costume yet, I was planning on making a Darth Revan costume. So, I was looking around the internet for some sheets of plastic or such to use in the Vacuuforming table I am going to build to make the armor with, and happened to find this.

An entire vacuum forming machine, complete with pump and even a heating unit. Not for a couple hundred, or even a thousand. The bid is only at $50 so far.
I'd buy it right away, except for the fact that I have no room in the house or the barn to store it once I won it. :(

Sound interesting to anyone?

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Re: Anyone looking for a cheap Vacuum Forming Machine?

Post by Crimson » Tue Jul 07, 2009 12:39 pm

I wish. But I use my garage to store my car :)

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Re: Anyone looking for a cheap Vacuum Forming Machine?

Post by Cujo » Tue Jul 07, 2009 1:26 pm

Get in touch with Wags, he may or may not be interested.

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Re: Anyone looking for a cheap Vacuum Forming Machine?

Post by Moff Man » Tue Jul 07, 2009 1:30 pm

holy schnike... i need that ,i must buy it.
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Re: Anyone looking for a cheap Vacuum Forming Machine?

Post by Lou3433 » Tue Jul 07, 2009 1:39 pm

That thing is big. It looks like the one they had at a packaging plant I used to work for. We would hook up a 500lbs roll of plastic and let it run.
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Re: Anyone looking for a cheap Vacuum Forming Machine?

Post by Lou3433 » Tue Jul 07, 2009 1:43 pm

Salius wrote:Since I'm new, and don't have a canon costume yet, I was planning on making a Darth Revan costume. So, I was looking around the internet for some sheets of plastic or such to use in the Vacuuforming table I am going to build to make the armor with, and happened to find this.

An entire vacuum forming machine, complete with pump and even a heating unit. Not for a couple hundred, or even a thousand. The bid is only at $50 so far.
I'd buy it right away, except for the fact that I have no room in the house or the barn to store it once I won it. :(

Sound interesting to anyone?

My sister Jentau SL9711 vacuuformed the armor for her revan. She may have some hints for ya! :thumbs:
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Re: Anyone looking for a cheap Vacuum Forming Machine?

Post by Blasty Trooper » Tue Jul 07, 2009 1:46 pm

I hope two GLG members don't end up bidding against each and raise the price.
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Re: Anyone looking for a cheap Vacuum Forming Machine?

Post by Moff Man » Tue Jul 07, 2009 2:20 pm

I want it , but damn, it is huge heavy and needs a seperate transformer. May be a bit too much for me. I did find a degasser on there and i am calling DIBS, back off... :D
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Re: Anyone looking for a cheap Vacuum Forming Machine?

Post by Jaster » Tue Jul 07, 2009 6:01 pm

Putting on my electrician hat ...


You'd also probably need to have 3 phase 277 or 208 electrical service coming to your house (which would never happen) to run it. To try to rewire that thing to work on 120/240 residential power, you'd need to have a 300 amp service coming into your home to have the available power to even think about powering it up.


We now return you to your normally scheduled Jaster .....
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Post by Mama_Wags » Tue Jul 07, 2009 9:00 pm

Thanks for the information Jaster! I'll be sure to MAKE Tony read that before he even THINKS about bidding! LOL!! :thumbs:
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Re: Anyone looking for a cheap Vacuum Forming Machine?

Post by Wags » Wed Jul 08, 2009 2:14 am

Yes dear, I already saw it.. I know what kind of current it would take.. I wont bid on it.. plus... it would take up most of the garage...

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