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Turntable in progress

Postby Pencil » Thu Mar 28, 2013 5:57 pm

In-game won't look as nice as the render, though....

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Re: Turntable in progress

Postby Pencil » Fri Mar 29, 2013 10:52 pm

ingame...
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a more detailed pivot mechanism....
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Re: Turntable in progress

Postby NormHart » Sat Mar 30, 2013 8:50 am

Oh that's nice. Looks very much like the A-frame turntable used here in Calistoga around the turn of the century.

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Re: Turntable in progress

Postby Pencil » Sun Mar 31, 2013 2:14 pm

Thanks, Norm!

I think it's done. I'll stick it up on the DLS in a couple days, but if anyone wants to take a look before then, feel free: http://www.carsoncarshops.com/files/turntable.cdp. Let me know if you see any issues I missed....

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Re: Turntable in progress

Postby ferroequine » Mon Apr 01, 2013 12:48 am

Norm,

This style of turntable is based upon a CPRR design used across their system. Curtis has done a marvelous job, I can't wait to try it out.

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Re: Turntable in progress

Postby NormHart » Wed Apr 03, 2013 7:02 am

Looks and works great but there is one problem, as you can see in your own in game pictures and in my last one there is a distinct black line at right angles to the turntable itself. This is rather obvious in distant views and does not seem to be present in your other turntables.
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Re: Turntable in progress

Postby Pencil » Wed Apr 03, 2013 2:29 pm

Hi Norm,

Are you talking about the gap between the two timbers on either side of the track, or something else?

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edit2: Ahah - perhaps the dark shading on the pit ground? I had seen that, but wasn't sure if it was noticeable enough to fix - guess it is :D

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Re: Turntable in progress

Postby NormHart » Fri Apr 05, 2013 3:13 am

Oh, yes the dark shading was what I was refering to. Looks like the texture is smearing and it does extend beyond the pit ground and is noticable in the board boarder and outer ground once the eye is drawn to it.

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Re: Turntable in progress

Postby Pencil » Sun Apr 07, 2013 2:31 pm

OK, thanks, Norm!

Is this any better?

http://www.carsoncarshops.com/files/turntable.cdp

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Re: Turntable in progress

Postby NormHart » Wed Apr 10, 2013 11:22 am

Oh yes, much much better. Thanks Curtis!

(sorry for the delay in replying. I've been doing a lot of yard work. Real life yard work, like in the backyard, not a train yard)

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Re: Turntable in progress

Postby Pencil » Fri Apr 12, 2013 1:25 pm

No worries, I haven't had much time this week, either. I've uploaded the turntable to the DLS, and it should hopefully be available in a couple days.....


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