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    Thread: Pirates
Post: RE: 6285 - Black Seas Barracuda

Philippe,  Beautiful work!  ^_^   Franklin
Franklin W. Cain Official Models 19 10,926 2020-11-03, 11:49
    Thread: error with Ribbed Hose
Post: RE: error with Ribbed Hose

Orion Pobursky Wrote: (2020-06-01, 17:41) -- I'd recommend using LDCad for the time being.  -- How do I do this in LDCAD, please?   Here's the manually-calculated code I had come up with, before...
Franklin W. Cain LDraw Editors and Viewers 5 1,769 2020-06-02, 1:55
    Thread: error with Ribbed Hose
Post: error with Ribbed Hose

Tried to auto-generate a flexible component (a 3-stud length ribbed hose) using LD Design Pad, and got a bad result.  What did I do wrong?   Thanks,  Franklin 0 Begin Flex Object 1 16 7.5 0...
Franklin W. Cain LDraw Editors and Viewers 5 1,769 2020-06-01, 12:08
    Thread: prototype starship (hard sci-fi)
Post: RE: prototype starship (hard sci-fi)

Philippe Hurbain Wrote: (2020-05-12, 8:35) -- Great too! But I somhow miss the detail I preferred on the first version, the ingots used to texture the smaller rings ;) -- Thank you, but the first v...
Franklin W. Cain MOCs (My Own Creations) 6 2,795 2020-05-13, 2:37
    Thread: prototype starship (hard sci-fi)
Post: RE: prototype starship (hard sci-fi)

Version 2 -- Improved (beefed up) the Ring Drives.   Franklin
Franklin W. Cain MOCs (My Own Creations) 6 2,795 2020-05-12, 1:56
    Thread: prototype starship (hard sci-fi)
Post: prototype starship (hard sci-fi)

A prototype starship, using the Alcubierre-White Warp Drive Proposal.  ;-)   Franklin
Franklin W. Cain MOCs (My Own Creations) 6 2,795 2020-05-10, 19:34
    Thread: 8099 - Midi-Scale Imperial Star Destroyer
Post: RE: 8099 - Midi-Scale Imperial Star Destroyer

I found a glitch in step 4 of the port/starboard bottom panels.   You used a 2x3 grey plate, instead of a 2x2 plate, and it's overlapping the 4x6 tile. Addendum... In the Stbd/Bottom and the ...
Franklin W. Cain Official Models 2 2,071 2019-09-19, 5:30
    Thread: astromech heads
Post: RE: astromech heads

Here are the files at the Parts Tracker:  Cylinder  2 x  2 with Dome Top with SW Green and Bluish-Grey / R2 Unit Pattern http://www.ldraw.org/cgi-bin/ptdetail.cgi?f=parts/30367cps0.dat Cylinder...
Franklin W. Cain Parts Authoring 2 1,902 2019-05-12, 13:55
    Thread: Studio no longer uploading to BrickLink ??
Post: Studio no longer uploading to BrickLink ??

A day or two ago, when I wanted to upload a new model to my Gallery at Brick Link, the Studio application updated.  And ever since, I have not been able to upload my files any longer to my gallery the...
Franklin W. Cain All Other Programs. 0 2,744 2019-05-11, 11:45
    Thread: still use CMDLINE meta command?
Post: still use CMDLINE meta command?

Can we still include a CMDLINE statement, to document the default color oft he piece?   For example, for a pattern file that is usually printed on white plastic:  Quote: -- 0 !CMDLINE -c15 ...
Franklin W. Cain General LDraw.org Discussion 1 1,855 2019-05-07, 5:26
    Thread: My First Part author 3039pb007 Slope Brick 45 2 x 2 with "3" Number Pattern
Post: RE: My First Part author 3039pb007 Slope Brick 45 ...

The first file (the DAT file) is the way to go.  However:  1) Please check with Chris Dee for a proper pattern number, for the filename.   2) If there are any other slope bricks of this type wit...
Franklin W. Cain Parts Authoring 16 7,097 2019-05-04, 19:21
    Thread: error w/ File Check tool
Post: error w/ File Check tool

When using the PT File Check tool ("http://www.ldraw.org/cgi-bin/ptfilecheck.cgi"), I get the following error message when I want it to verify my version of an already existing (i.e. Official) file:  ...
Franklin W. Cain Help 0 2,438 2019-04-28, 5:48
    Thread: astromech heads
Post: RE: astromech heads

I've updated the MPD file and posted new images.
Franklin W. Cain Parts Authoring 2 1,902 2019-04-27, 5:41
    Thread: astromech heads
Post: astromech heads

Given that 30367cps0.dat exists, I'm using its code to work up two additional models, as shown in the attached images.   (Front view):  (Rear view):  I'm posting the MPD file I'm using fo...
Franklin W. Cain Parts Authoring 2 1,902 2019-04-26, 14:04
    Thread: Jedi Fighters (75214 / 07661)
Post: Jedi Fighters (75214 / 07661)

One of the LDraw projects I've been working on is a modular suite of Jedi Starfighters with Hyperdrive Booster Ring.  (As you can see over in my Gallery at BrickLink: https://www.bricklink.com/v3/stud...
Franklin W. Cain MOCs (My Own Creations) 2 3,898 2019-04-20, 20:22
    Thread: Jedi Hyper-Ring (75191)
Post: Jedi Hyper-Ring (75191)

One of the LDraw projects I've been working on is a modular suite of Jedi Starfighters with Hyperdrive Booster Ring.  (As you can see over in my Gallery at BrickLink: https://www.bricklink.com/v3/stud...
Franklin W. Cain MOCs (My Own Creations) 0 1,551 2019-04-20, 20:13
    Thread: Elimination of Physical_Colour parts from the library
Post: RE: Elimination of Physical_Colour parts from the ...

Orion Pobursky Wrote: (2019-04-03, 22:24) -- How are we going to allow cross reference between the hard coded color parts numbers and the actual part numbers?  -- Well, what I would do is simply re...
Franklin W. Cain LDraw.org Announcements 17 11,791 2019-04-12, 20:31
    Thread: rename 98100.dat from "Brick" to "Cone"
Post: rename 98100.dat from "Brick" to "Cone"

File 98100.dat is labelled "Brick  2 x  2 Round Sloped" within LDraw, but is more accurately labelled (in my opinion) as "Cone 2 x 2 Truncated" at BrickLink.   The physical part is a cone.  And we ...
Franklin W. Cain General LDraw.org Discussion 1 2,115 2019-03-19, 12:45
    Thread: cannot access private messages
Post: cannot access private messages

For some reason, I can not access my Private Messages (PMs). I know I was inactive for quite some time, but I do not recall having my privileges revoked. Is there some glitch preventing me from readin...
Franklin W. Cain General LDraw.org Discussion 3 4,585 2018-10-19, 22:33
    Thread: LDraw All-In-One-Installer 2018-01 v2 now available
Post: RE: LDraw All-In-One-Installer

Silly question...  ;-)   Does this work on the modern travesty known as Windows 10, please?   Thanks,  Franklin
Franklin W. Cain LDraw.org Announcements 2 6,874 2018-10-19, 20:11