From: Chris Lawrie (
Date: Thu Aug 16 2001 - 11:47:09 EEST

I do not claim to be an expert on Picza's, but I think you'll find that the
Picza was designed to do just what you are trying to do.
As for detail, the Picza is very good at getting detail from intricate
parts. It does not have very high resolution (eg scanning an angular plane
may be difficult) but I do not think that this is applicable to your parts

My advice (for what it is worth) is to contact Picza and ask them to scan a
part for you

I hope this helps

Best Regards
Chris lawrie

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-----Original Message-----
From: Jack Jones []
Sent: Thursday, August 16, 2001 6:38 AM
To: Chris Lawrie
Subject: RE: PICZA/MODELA question

--- Chris Lawrie <> wrote:

> What is your application?

I am a model maker. Mostly historical miniatures
(toy soldiers) and wargaming figures. What I
would like to do is scale down larger miniatures
to smaller size, so I could sell them in different
scales. I am able to reduce the main body parts
using a shrinking casting material, but for
small or thin items like their rifles and
equipment the material warps too badly and
loses a lot of detail, so I thought of trying
the Picza & Modela to scale them down.
I am just wondering if it can handle the detail
of something like a tiny rifle less than 20mm

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