General Grievous( need help)


General Grievous( need help)
#1
I am working on General Grievous minifig. And I have a problem.
1. How calculate angle of clips, to replace them with primitives.
2. What primitives will be better to use.


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Re: General Grievous( need help)
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Here second part of parts.


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Re: General Grievous( need help)
#3
Nobody knows?
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#4
Hi Stan,

Do you have a LDraw (ldr) file that you are using for this model? Perhaps you could post the ldr file so I get an idea of what you are trying to do.

It looks like there a few different versions of this minifigure.

The newest model appears in set 8095 - General Grevious Starfighter
http://www.brickset.com/detail/?Set=8095-1

...and an older version that appeared in set 7656-1
http://atwww.peeron.comorwww.brickset.co.../?m=sw134a

Which version are you trying to model?

Reuben

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Re: General Grievous( need help)
#6
I don't think you can really replace whole clips with primitives (there's so many different designs...). IMHO the best thing you can do is to replace the inner cylinder and edge with cyli/edge primitives, align them visually with MLcad (See example attached). Then rebuild the clip tip around primitive.


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Re: General Grievous( need help)
#5
I try to model versin from set 8095. I put parts of the model in first 2 posts. But they are uncomplete. I have to raplca clips with primitives. But all clips are situated with different angle. So I need help to find angles of clips.
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