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    Yeah those aren't the kinds of pens I make. :) ...

    Yeah those aren't the kinds of pens I make. :) I cut all my threads with point tools. I'm a guy in a laundry room/shop. No room for injection molding machines. X)
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    Yes those are block threads, not acme. As...

    Yes those are block threads, not acme.

    As for cutting threads in plastic - what do you mean "who cuts threads in plastic, they're part of the form"??
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    The resin used as filler is something pen makers...

    The resin used as filler is something pen makers often use to turn - alumilite.
    Here's a quick screen grab of the tube with flat things in it. This would create a layered look that you don't often...
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    Okay sounds like my idea wouldn't work very well...

    Okay sounds like my idea wouldn't work very well then. Thanks. X)
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    machining 3d printed plastics

    Which of the plastics from shapeways machine the best? I want to print a tube with inclusions, then pour resin in there, and machine it so the inclusions show up as little ribbons in the finished...
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    Thanks for the replies - sorry I'm slow...

    Thanks for the replies - sorry I'm slow responding.

    yep been making pens a few years now -
    newtonpens.com

    262835

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    Okay let me see.
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    ACME thread tooling help please

    Hi everybody - I make pens - so will only be cutting plastics.
    Using a tormach slant pro CNC lathe.

    I need to cut acme style threads for a client and I'm looking at this for internal-
    Acme...
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