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Old 26-07-2008, 09:37 PM   #16
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Old 26-07-2008, 09:38 PM   #17
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is it me or is the cross thingy a bit thin?
i'm talking about the thing that connects the tripod legs... i should probably know the name but i dont...
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Old 26-07-2008, 09:48 PM   #18
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Matches my refs...
It's exactly the width of one of the wooden beams connected to it.
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Old 26-07-2008, 10:11 PM   #19
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i just thought the center should be more fatter...

meh... it looks like it's coming along really nicely

oh an, love the new look (your avatar picture)
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Old 26-07-2008, 10:55 PM   #20
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Mmm..I just checked out some of the pics of other telescopes, and you are right, some of them really have a fatter middle. Matches the one Im modeling now, but thanks for the heads up!

BTW, do you know what my avatar is?
(I know, random question, but I was just wondering if you acctually know 'it')
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Old 26-07-2008, 11:49 PM   #21
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hehe... no... no idea what it is, it looked like an amoeba though :p

or is it a lens of some sort?
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I'm not sure but it reminds me somewhat of Terminator...
Nice work on the model What's your poly count?
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Old 27-07-2008, 12:19 AM   #23
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Poly count is unberably big...
im at 113741 because of those stupid screws...
It's going to get lower towards the end when I change them.And the avatar is HAL 9000, look on wikipedia.
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i'm no expert on poly count but i say thats abnormally high for what you have there

oh well.. make evry poly count i say!

you should post a wire

and i was right about the thing being a lens, although i didn't know where its from, i know now
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Old 27-07-2008, 12:31 AM   #25
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Old 27-07-2008, 12:32 AM   #26
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Is there any way to attach more than 1 image per post?
Anyway, here is the polycount-problem:
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Old 27-07-2008, 12:32 AM   #27
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113,741 ????? !!!!! OMG
is it faces? That's unbelievably high...
How much do you have without the screws?
And I thought I have a high poly count... Mine's ~7,600 faces
Definitely post a wireframe
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EDIT: 1 minute late... You can use an image hosting site such as imageshack.us
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i think you can post more than one pic at a time if you have a website or an image depositing site like what BennyK has with image shack
then you can just use the IMG button when you make a post

anyway, that screw's wire looks uber dense...

looks more dense than it needs to be i think (again i'm no expert on poly counts)

and yeah, is that poly count counting from the triangles or faces?
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Try using a cylinder with a bump map instead of your screw.
the details are to small to be visible anyway.
based on the wireframe this should send you ~20,000 faces back per screw
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Old 27-07-2008, 08:57 AM   #30
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How can you make so accurate guesses?
Its 23000 tris.

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