Laser cutting silhouettes

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  1. Brian.Samson

    Brian.Samson Allowed in Sales Staff Member

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    Anyone know somewhere I can get some silhouettes laser cut at a good price.

    Not looking for a full target reset system with strings and bars etc etc, I just want the flat silhouette shapes in 3mm or 4mm steel, and I'll be wanting about 40 of each shape. (I can supply the DWG files for the shapes I want at the correct scaling)

    I have an idea for a really fun electronic shooting game.
     
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    Hi bri redferns have some spair,let me now what you need and I'll have a werd and get a price. Dave
     
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    Cheers Dave

    Yeah, basically I need enough for 8 full sets of silhouettes - not the banks that you reset with a string because that would end up being crazy expensive, but the ones that you can stand up and once shot go out and manually pick them up again.

    That's 40 Chickens, 40 Pigs, 40 Turkeys and 40 Rams

    I could probably 3D print the stand for each silhouette to save on costs, plus I need to attach a small magnet on the foot of each silhouette so I can use that to trip a reed switch so I can do some electronic auto scoring.
     
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    How will you attach steel to 3 d. (Bolt) .i will ask and let you now.
     
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    If you end up getting them laser cut,would it not be easier to get them cut with the base attached then just bend it.Just a thought.
     
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    Brian, When I had them cut for Ponty club there was a £20 charge on top for setting up, if they still have me on there records you don't have to pay this. 4mm works really well , if you want me to ask for a price I will have a drive over. Ian.
     
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    Cheers chaps.. I might have a lead on getting some made up for a good price out of 5mm steel.. I'll see how that pans out first then have a look at other options if it comes to nothing.
     
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    Brian,
    Rob's on this mission right now .

    he must have missed this thread .
     
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    All sorted, I've got 8 full sets of silly's on their way to me. 5mm steel and an extremely good price :D
     
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    did you get them cut Brian or were they ready made ?

    Rob wanted 5mm plate but was told it was not easily available
     
  11. Brian.Samson

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    There's a guy in Austria who has them already made up and sells them at cost to help promote Silhouette shooting as an international sport. I very much doubt you'll find them cheaper anywhere else.
     

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