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  Video Thread: Continuous Variable Displacement Compressor
Post: Continuous Variable Displacement Compressor

Hi there After some time again I finally managed to release a video of my compressor. Here it is. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsH1Px7-qBA Enjoy Joscha
Joscha MOCs (My Own Creations) 1 2,146 2019-02-23, 23:14
    Thread: LDCad 1.6a Animation crash
Post: RE: LDCad 1.6a Animation crash

Roland Melkert Wrote: (2018-03-11, 19:28) -- Like Philo wrote, It is not crashing but at some point their are too many bricks for the program to manipulate/reprep/render 25 times a second. The ...
Joscha LDraw Editors and Viewers 9 9,944 2019-01-06, 13:36
  Photo Thread: first screenshot of continuous variable displacement compressor
Post: first screenshot of continuous variable displaceme...

Hi everybody After half a year I would like to come back to my announcement. After re-designing the compressor into studless, building and testing it, I finally made a design which pleases my deman...
Joscha MOCs (My Own Creations) 0 2,015 2019-01-05, 21:02
    Thread: Variable Displacement Compressor Preview
Post: Variable Displacement Compressor Preview

Hi everyone After making my first experience with designing the door mechanism (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CxlyYJTapKQ) I had the idea to design a compressor and it came in my mind to try a va...
Joscha MOCs (My Own Creations) 1 4,324 2018-06-04, 18:31
    Thread: mathematical functions for scripting in LDCad
Post: RE: mathematical functions for scripting in LDCad

In my code were small errors. I corrected them and put it into a function for those who are interested in rotating parts around an arbitrary center. If you perform multiple rotations to one part yo...
Joscha LDraw Editors and Viewers 19 23,256 2018-03-29, 19:23
    Thread: mathematical functions for scripting in LDCad
Post: RE: mathematical functions for scripting in LDCad

Roland Melkert Wrote: (2018-03-25, 17:31) -- Joscha Wrote: (2018-03-25, 9:12) -- Roland, I have to come back to your code above. I applied it successfully. Thank you! But I do not understand the get...
Joscha LDraw Editors and Viewers 19 23,256 2018-03-26, 19:25
    Thread: mathematical functions for scripting in LDCad
Post: RE: mathematical functions for scripting in LDCad

Roland Melkert Wrote: (2018-03-14, 23:55) -- To rotate around another center you do indeed need to apply a translate, like so: Code: -- local center=ldc.vector(10, 0, 10) --some alternative cen...
Joscha LDraw Editors and Viewers 19 23,256 2018-03-25, 9:12
    Thread: door mechanism
Post: RE: door mechanism

Jarema Wrote: (2018-03-24, 8:01) -- Can you share you work with us ... or gave me a clue via PM how build this stuff by yourself ? Thanks again. -- Here is the script. It has a lot from Roland's ex...
Joscha MOCs (My Own Creations) 7 10,032 2018-03-24, 19:37
    Thread: door mechanism
Post: RE: door mechanism

Jarema Wrote: (2018-03-23, 9:47) -- Good work. Are you doing animations manually or by using a script, available online ? -- Thank you. I studied one of Roland's scripts and then adapted it respect...
Joscha MOCs (My Own Creations) 7 10,032 2018-03-23, 17:53
    Thread: available colours of Lego parts in LDcad
Post: RE: available colours of Lego parts in LDcad

Roland Melkert Wrote: (2018-03-22, 22:33) -- In general I think most people using LDraw know which colors parts come in from experience. -- I was afraid that you will say this. Unfortunately my e...
Joscha LDraw Editors and Viewers 6 8,224 2018-03-23, 8:12
    Thread: door mechanism
Post: RE: door mechanism

Roland Melkert Wrote: (2018-03-22, 20:25) -- Very nice indeed. I always wanted to draw/build an insanely large ship, something like the Red Dwarf. fyi: In one episode they took the lift down t...
Joscha MOCs (My Own Creations) 7 10,032 2018-03-22, 21:17
    Thread: door mechanism
Post: door mechanism

Hi this is nothing big. I just wanted to share a video of my first LDcad model. Since my first contact with LDraw.org I have the idea to design and hopefully later build a large spaceship. This doo...
Joscha MOCs (My Own Creations) 7 10,032 2018-03-22, 17:08
    Thread: available colours of Lego parts in LDcad
Post: RE: available colours of Lego parts in LDcad

Roland Melkert Wrote: (2018-03-21, 21:11) -- Joscha Wrote: (2018-03-21, 9:15) -- Is there an easy way in LDcad to see/switch to the fabricated colours? -- There is currently no filter on colors ba...
Joscha LDraw Editors and Viewers 6 8,224 2018-03-22, 14:09
    Thread: available colours of Lego parts in LDcad
Post: available colours of Lego parts in LDcad

Hi Maybe this is a very beginner question  :rolleyes: but LDcad offers me a variety of colours for every brick. This is nice because it gives freedom for designing models but I always ask myself w...
Joscha LDraw Editors and Viewers 6 8,224 2018-03-21, 9:15
    Thread: LDraw.org becomes a RLOC - Recognized LEGO Online Community
Post: RE: LDraw.org becomes a RLOC - Recognized LEGO Onl...

Willy Tschager Wrote: (2018-03-15, 0:49) -- Guys, back in January we applied to become a RLOC - Recognized LEGO Online Community and approval has been granted.  -- Although I am a fresh member a...
Joscha LDraw.org Announcements 8 13,517 2018-03-21, 8:43
    Thread: worth to post a model on 'LEGO ideas'
Post: RE: worth to post a model on 'LEGO ideas'

Willy Tschager Wrote: (2018-03-18, 12:51) -- Joscha Wrote: (2018-03-18, 8:27) -- But, is it really worth to post a model there? Have you done it already? Would you do it again. -- Sure (http://www...
Joscha MOCs (My Own Creations) 4 7,625 2018-03-18, 13:24
    Thread: worth to post a model on 'LEGO ideas'
Post: worth to post a model on 'LEGO ideas'

Hi Since a few weeks I am clicking around for lego stuff and found the Lego ideas page. I had a look on the proposed models there. Some are really nice i.e. the LL928 comes home (https://ideas.lego...
Joscha MOCs (My Own Creations) 4 7,625 2018-03-18, 8:27
    Thread: Up to 45deg smoothly operating articulated shaft
Post: RE: Up to 45deg smoothly operating articulated sha...

Thomas Reininghaus Wrote: (2017-09-28, 7:54) -- I managed to build a very smoothly operating articulated shaft (constant velocity joint) using only lego parts. See my project page at http://rcvj.rein...
Joscha MOCs (My Own Creations) 4 6,393 2018-03-18, 7:40
    Thread: mathematical functions for scripting in LDCad
Post: RE: mathematical functions for scripting in LDCad

Jarema Wrote: (2018-03-16, 9:08) -- As with another pool of questions. Because I have never been strong... in mathematics. I ask how to determine the angle of inclination of a given part with respect...
Joscha LDraw Editors and Viewers 19 23,256 2018-03-17, 10:22
    Thread: mathematical functions for scripting in LDCad
Post: RE: mathematical functions for scripting in LDCad

Jarema Wrote: (2018-03-16, 9:08) -- As with another pool of questions. Because I have never been strong... in mathematics. I ask how to determine the angle of inclination of a given part with respect...
Joscha LDraw Editors and Viewers 19 23,256 2018-03-16, 15:36