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Since you are already skilled at 3d printing, have you considered 3d printing a custom shaped box slightly larger than each specific base requires. Doing this would minimize the amount of rubber you need and give you a great place to story your rubber molds between uses. You could even print thin seams in these custom shaped boxes to allow them to be bent ...


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According to AeroMarine Products' page on moldmaking, (emphasis from source) Generally, silicone RTV mold making rubber does not stick to anything, and nothing will stick to it. The exception is that it will stick to itself, other silicones, silica, and glass. In the past, I have used cut-down and clean milk cartons, which make an effective base for a ...


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A hair dryer is actually a bad way to deal with bubbles. It blows too much air, too little heat, and can blow dust onto the resin. Start by minimizing bubbles There are many techniques to minimize bubbles in the first place. That would really be a good subject for a separate question, so I won't get into that tangent here. But that's the first step --...


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