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    Thread: Parts Request: Most Common DUPLO parts - 2022 edition
Post: RE: Parts Request: Most Common DUPLO parts - 2022 ...

Gerald Lasser Wrote: (2023-01-06, 10:42) -- Thanks to Philo's hint I could check my parts. I got the center line on point, but I am off with the diameter of the tubes, but that is a minor issue. The ...
tom alphin Part Requests 11 2,156 2023-01-13, 6:53
    Thread: Parts Request: Most Common DUPLO parts - 2022 edition
Post: RE: Parts Request: Most Common DUPLO parts - 2022 ...

Gerald Lasser Wrote: (2023-01-02, 0:48) -- I saw that you did a review of the "Tubes" Education Set. Do you still have the set? ...and calipers? some measurements would be good and closeups from the ...
tom alphin Part Requests 11 2,156 2023-01-06, 6:31
    Thread: Parts Request: Most Common DUPLO parts - 2022 edition
Post: RE: Parts Request: Most Common DUPLO parts - 2022 ...

Philippe Hurbain Wrote: (2022-12-31, 15:37) -- 3 meshes of the top-50 Duplo parts... -- Awesome, Thanks Phillippe for meshes for a few of the parts, and Fredrik for offering to help!
tom alphin Part Requests 11 2,156 2023-01-01, 21:17
    Thread: Parts Request: Most Common DUPLO parts - 2022 edition
Post: Parts Request: Most Common DUPLO parts - 2022 edit...

Hello friends.  I just updated my analysis of the Most Common DUPLO Parts (https://brickarchitect.com/most-common-duplo-parts/) to reflect the parts produced in sets released in 2018-2022.  I did disc...
tom alphin Part Requests 11 2,156 2022-12-30, 8:18
    Thread: Missing 2017-2021 most common parts...
Post: RE: Missing 2017-2021 most common parts...

I know that it's been a while since this thread was active, but I was curious if there had been any progress on the following collection of four parts: 35032a through 35032d - Various Wave / Power B...
tom alphin Part Requests 7 2,361 2022-02-20, 2:40
    Thread: LDraw All-In-One-Installer 2022-01 v1 now available
Post: RE: LDraw All-In-One-Installer 2022-01 v1 now avai...

Willy Tschager Wrote: (2022-02-16, 15:28) -- I updated the text. I'll come up with a naming scheme for the files once I made up my mind about the 32/64 Bit naming issue. w. -- Cool, that was fas...
tom alphin LDraw.org Announcements 9 2,208 2022-02-17, 4:15
    Thread: LDraw All-In-One-Installer 2022-01 v1 now available
Post: RE: LDraw All-In-One-Installer 2022-01 v1 now avai...

Willy Tschager Wrote: (2022-02-14, 13:38) -- * You've got a point. I will consider this for the next release which is planed for March. * Step 1 at https://www.ldraw.org/article/104.html explains th...
tom alphin LDraw.org Announcements 9 2,208 2022-02-16, 6:13
    Thread: LDraw All-In-One-Installer 2022-01 v1 now available
Post: RE: LDraw All-In-One-Installer 2022-01 v1 now avai...

Willy Tschager Wrote: (2022-02-09, 8:08) -- Til 2022-01 the AIOI was 32 Bit only and installed only the 32 Bit version of LDPub, LDCad, LeoCAD. w. -- That explains my confusion perfectly - thi...
tom alphin LDraw.org Announcements 9 2,208 2022-02-11, 5:50
    Thread: LDraw All-In-One-Installer 2022-01 v1 now available
Post: RE: LDraw All-In-One-Installer 2022-01 v1 now avai...

Willy Tschager Wrote: (2022-02-08, 7:21) -- There is no installer-software that can install 64 bit and 32 bit simultaneously. I've been looking into this for years and ultimately decided for this app...
tom alphin LDraw.org Announcements 9 2,208 2022-02-09, 6:13
    Thread: LDraw All-In-One-Installer 2022-01 v1 now available
Post: RE: LDraw All-In-One-Installer 2022-01 v1 now avai...

Willy Tschager Wrote: (2022-01-30, 18:01) -- The AIOI supports Windows XP (Home and Pro), Windows Vista or higher (all versions). There are two installer files available: Use the 64 Bit AIOI to insta...
tom alphin LDraw.org Announcements 9 2,208 2022-02-08, 3:23
    Thread: LDraw terminology for part anatomy
Post: RE: LDraw terminology for part anatomy

Magnus Forsberg Wrote: (2021-09-13, 21:29) -- How about the Snapstud? Found in the centre of many parts and are used to make turntables of many different sizes. https://www.ldraw.org/library/primr...
tom alphin General LDraw.org Discussion 6 1,430 2021-09-15, 4:21
    Thread: LDraw terminology for part anatomy
Post: RE: LDraw terminology for part anatomy

N. W. Perry Wrote: (2021-09-13, 12:24) -- One name I forgot about that's often used for this underside feature is "post". That goes well with the equivalently-functioning "tube", and also fits the ab...
tom alphin General LDraw.org Discussion 6 1,430 2021-09-13, 16:01
    Thread: LDraw terminology for part anatomy
Post: RE: LDraw terminology for part anatomy

N. W. Perry Wrote: (2021-09-13, 3:08) -- In LDraw this is usually called an "understud", although I'm not sure this is a terribly appropriate name for it. It's really the 1x equivalent of a bottom tu...
tom alphin General LDraw.org Discussion 6 1,430 2021-09-13, 5:36
    Thread: LDraw terminology for part anatomy
Post: LDraw terminology for part anatomy

Hi, Some of you may know me from my book The LEGO Architect or my brickarchtiect.com website.  I'm always looking for ways to simplify the more confusing aspects of our hobby, including my work on th...
tom alphin General LDraw.org Discussion 6 1,430 2021-09-12, 22:26
    Thread: Missing 2017-2021 most common parts...
Post: RE: Missing 2017-2021 most common parts...

I edited the original post to include a link containing parts 1001+.  It's not meant for widespread distribution since many of the images are missing, but could be useful to this group in deciding whi...
tom alphin Part Requests 7 2,361 2021-09-10, 15:01
    Thread: Missing 2017-2021 most common parts...
Post: RE: Missing 2017-2021 most common parts...

Gerald Lasser Wrote: (2021-09-07, 14:53) -- So here's an update taking the Unity data into consideration: #666 - 27393 - Wave / Power Blast Rounded Energy with Bar Handle -> In UNITY as 32643 (www...
tom alphin Part Requests 7 2,361 2021-09-10, 5:47
    Thread: Missing 2017-2021 most common parts...
Post: RE: Missing 2017-2021 most common parts...

Gerald Lasser Wrote: (2021-09-05, 9:29) -- Hi Tom bb0219 was added recently  4502a is as 87693 in the library  The infinity stone looks easy to do. Dragon Hilt hopefully in the unity pack. Nee...
tom alphin Part Requests 7 2,361 2021-09-07, 3:30
    Thread: Missing 2017-2021 most common parts...
Post: Missing 2017-2021 most common parts...

Hey all, I've shared my "Most Common Parts" analysis in the past, as it is a good way to find common parts that are missing from the LDraw catalog.  Here's the top 1000 parts based on the years 2017...
tom alphin Part Requests 7 2,361 2021-09-05, 4:55
    Thread: Dots Bag Tag & Loop (for current BrickNerd Contest!)
Post: Dots Bag Tag & Loop (for current BrickNerd Contest...

My buddy Dave @ BrickNerd asked me to request the following two parts: 41927 - Human Tool Dots Bag Tag Cube - https://www.bricklink.com/v2/catalog/catalogitem.page?P=69182 73767 - Human Tool Dots Ba...
tom alphin Part Requests 7 1,788 2021-08-14, 3:43
    Thread: Recommended Digital Calipers for measuring parts (+ rare Clutch Test Implements.)
Post: RE: Recommended Digital Calipers for measuring par...

I measured one of the parts and captured all of the dimensions (in MM) on a piece of paper.  Should this be enough precision to design an ldraw model of the part? Precise measurements: https://brick...
tom alphin Parts Authoring 5 2,591 2021-03-19, 4:55