Thread: Hood Ornament
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Old December 15th, 2011, 09:48 AM   #91
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Default Re: Hood Ornament

Originally Posted by JiI View Post
How about flat backsides and mount them on the front quarterpanels?
Buy two and mill or grind them down.

Originally Posted by Unkl Ian View Post

I would suggest, the parting line down the middle,
left to right. So the draft would taper to either side.
I'm guessing 3 degrees is plenty.
Yup. That is what I was planning. The parting line for the base will be parallel to the ground so it will have a top and bottom.

Glad you are all liking it so far. Hopefully the casting costs won't be so high as to make them unreasonably priced. Will keep posting progress.
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