Help on attaching grips

Yes it is nice to be able to put your projects INSIDE something isn't it? You know, to hold everything together so it doesn't flop around? Discuss the techniques here!

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Help on attaching grips

Post by Corporal Awesome » Mon Jun 14, 2010 10:32 am

I'm planning to use some 360 controller grips and trigger/bumper controls on my Air64. How exactly (what tools and supplies) would I do that? I'm going to be vac-forming a case, if that clears anything up.

EDIT: forgot to mention that by "grips" I mean everything from the bumpers back.

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Re: Help on attaching grips

Post by samjc3 » Mon Jun 14, 2010 10:35 am

well, if you are gonna vac form, just cut up a shell and put it on your mold, or add grips to your mold with clay or wood or something. seems pointless to vac form and then frankencase it.
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Re: Help on attaching grips

Post by Corporal Awesome » Mon Jun 14, 2010 10:41 am

That's actually a much better idea...

While I'm here, what kind of plastic is best for vac-forming and where can I get it?
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Re: Help on attaching grips

Post by ishowernaked » Mon Jun 14, 2010 10:43 am

i had the same idea with the dreamcast controller. it's just so comfortable.
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Post by vskid » Mon Jun 14, 2010 1:37 pm

Corporal Awesome wrote:While I'm here, what kind of plastic is best for vac-forming and where can I get it?
As of right now, the third topic from the top.
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Re: Help on attaching grips

Post by Triton » Mon Jun 14, 2010 10:44 pm

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best plastic for vac forming is polystyrene check USplastics for prices.

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Re: Help on attaching grips

Post by samjc3 » Tue Jun 15, 2010 6:20 pm

damn triton. have you ever made anything that isnt beautiful?
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Re: Help on attaching grips

Post by Triton » Wed Jun 16, 2010 3:38 pm

oooohhh yea i have :lol: the AIO genesis was pretty ugly, and some of my early n64 cases were pretty nasty too
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i'ts been cleaned up a little and painted since then, still ugly tho! lol

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Re: Help on attaching grips

Post by Corporal Awesome » Fri Jun 18, 2010 8:19 pm

Triton, your case makes me sad.
Because mine won't be as epic.
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Re: Help on attaching grips

Post by Triton » Sat Jun 19, 2010 8:06 pm

all it takes is hard work and attention to detail. all of my cases look as good as they do because i spent a LOT of time sanding and filling and shaping

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