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Not only do you need to do careful cutting these parts away from their respective "trees" (or 'sprues' as they call them in the manual) but you really need to be extra careful trimming them!
Since PVC is thermoplastic, mould runners, sprues, and flash can be regranualted and fed back into the process.
Chapter 6 1982
J29 shows fins and sprues; the hole in EE23 is in most cases completely closed; and G143 and F47 are so rough that they will not fit into their respective sockets without machining.
Stubble George Looms 1906
Although your plant could live two decades, the sprues - stalks - will become increasingly woody: chances are you will have to start again every six or so years.
An enterprising Gundam fanatic appears to have finally contrived a use for all the plastic sprues collected as …
All of the models are plastic and come unpainted and unassembled on plastic sprues.
The biggest source of the problem is that whoever was in charge of cutting the d-pads from the sprues after molding obviously didn't do a very good job.
Shoryuken earlyberd 2010
Oh and in the background are the sprues that actually interlock together to better fit inside the box.
The components are of a reasonably high quality, although I would recommend using an X-Acto knife to cut the cardboard tokens from the sprues.
Boardgame News 2009
Two sprues are required to do the "A" conversion to the 20-453 Pariah Mech, which shipped to stores in early April.
Blogbot - forsiden 2009