Paddle steamer 2

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un1corn
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Paddle steamer 2

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This is a model of a 2 wheel paddle steamer engine, using articulated paddle blades.
Plans provided by Julius De Waal and post on website http://www.modelesavapeur.com.
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kisolre
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Re: Paddle steamer 2

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Nice one as always :) Do you use any assembly WB for those?
un1corn
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Re: Paddle steamer 2

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Yes, I use Assembly2 V04.5b WB
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Re: Paddle steamer 2

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Just to clarify for future readers it is not "Assembly2" but "A2plus V04.5b", right?
Do you model all objects in separate files and then make just the assembly in a separate file? How do you keep relations between different parts?
The few times that I used A2Plus for simple assemblies I first modeled all parts in place and then created an assembly from those in the same file...
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Re: Paddle steamer 2

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Yes Kisolre, that was a typo on my part as you say it should read A2plus, Each part is a separate item and they are assembled on another sheet, sometimes I might make several assemblies then assemble the assemblies, I avoid that where possible as the colours from the assemblies lose their gloss/sheen perhaps a conflict with lighting angles of the different parts.
I use 'fixed position=true' when assembling, however on the odd occasion a part might move for no obvious reason.
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