Rockin H receives a variety of questions. Ask Eric is a place to give the best help possible to people that want to make their own memories in 1/64 scale models. There is also a new custom calculator so those interested in a custom can begin deciding how they want their memory made. To ask a question and enter the no secrets lab, contact Rockin H at the Contact Page.

What does a 3D artist need to get started?

  • From the time I order from Shapeways to the time I receive the item I plan on 15-20 days depending on how many items are in the order.

How much do 3D artists cost to hire?

  • That is a huge moving target. Payment can range from $25-$50 per hour. Or by a flat rate for a job. It is completely variable.

Where to hire 3D artists

  • The best place I have found 3D artists is www.shapeways.com at the message boards. I either post a job and artists apply for it, or, I search an artist that has the talent I am seeking. I have hired artists from www.odesk.com with success as well.

Where to get decals

In an effort to help you get the decals you need, I researched a list of people who print decals. I am not endorsing any of the dealers below as I have not worked with any of them. I will continually update this page to help your solve your decal problems. Please report your experience with these vendors.

Where to buy sprayer trailers?

  • I have made a sprayer trailers from brass.
  • www.mooresfarmtoys.com offers a sprayer caddy kit for drop deck DCP trailers as well as a diecast pintle hitch type sprayer trailer

How to take tires off of 1/64 vehicles?

  • Wheel Removal Tool – This is the handiest tool ever for removing wheels off 1/64 scale vehicles. PM Harrison Custom Minis on Facebook to buy this tool. (I waited waaay toooo long to buy this, it is truly handy) Watch the video tutorial here.

Where to buy resin (plastic) truck parts

  • Truckin Little offers a nice selection of resin truck cabs in 1/64 scale

Where to buy a tricked out combine

  • Presently I do not offer custom combines. I have changed out tires and added decals on occasion.

Dollies that go between a combine trailer and grain trailer

  • Exclusively from Moores Farm Toys. They can be purchased in kit or finished form.

How to take tires off of 1/64 vehicles?

  • Wheel Removal Tool – This is the handiest tool ever for removing wheels off 1/64 scale vehicles. PM Harrison Custom Minis on Facebook to buy this tool. (I waited waaay toooo long to buy this, it is truly handy) Watch the video tutorial here.