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Molding an Original Ghostbusters® Prop
When it came time to reproduce an original Terror Dog from Ghostbusters®, Paul Francis needed a way to make a master copy from the original plaster mold.  This copy needed to be easy to remove from the mold, and also needed to be able to be cut up to be remolded.  The remolded pieces would then be cast in resin to make a limited edition collector's piece.

Paul chose Mold Max 30 to cast into the multi-piece mold to produce a master copy which could then be easily cut apart.  Mold Max 30 is a strong, low-viscosity tin silicone which is very reliable and captures excellent detail.  It is also very easy to accurately cut, a crucial factor in this project.

For more information on this project or to pre-order one of these pieces please visit http://www.elementalauctions.com or http://www.facebook.com/stevejohnsonfx
 The original gypsum multi-piece mold.

The original gypsum multi-piece mold.
 Mold Max 30 silicone is poured into the mold.

Mold Max 30 silicone is poured into the mold.
 After an overnight cure, the gypsum mold can be removed.

After an overnight cure, the gypsum mold can be removed.
 Mold Max 30 captured every detail of the original sculpt.

Mold Max 30 captured every detail of the original sculpt.
 The finished casting is trimmed and prepared to be dissected.

The finished casting is trimmed and prepared to be dissected.
 The dissected pieces are ready to be re-molded for creating of a production mold for resin casting.

The dissected pieces are ready to be re-molded for creating of a production mold for resin casting.

                   
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