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Screw threads?
show user profile  maxing
Hi there.
Please, any tuto or sugestion on how to model threads on screws? Im modeling Paasche airbrushes
and each one has an average 12 different threads. The option im using is to do a helix, then around the cilinder the height, turns, vias cw or ccw, then a shape, then compound objects-loft, get path and thats it..but, doesn´t look very realistic.... well thats the problem... an alternative solution. Thnx in advance.
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3/19/2010 10:25:23 PM (last edit: 3/19/2010 10:25:23 PM)
show user profile  TiMoN

I did it once myself using the helix shape, and I recall it working rather well.
You can then taper the helix in order to make it pointy in the end, if its a self-cutting screw.

Terribly boring signature.
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3/19/2010 10:36:51 PM (last edit: 3/19/2010 10:39:06 PM)
show user profile  gogodr
screw you ;3

(( check out this before asking next time please ))

Hello there

beautiful ;3

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3/19/2010 10:37:48 PM (last edit: 3/19/2010 10:37:48 PM)
show user profile  Garp
Quick way:
(using vray but you might be able to do something similar with the standard displacement)

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3/20/2010 1:17:12 AM (last edit: 3/20/2010 1:17:12 AM)
show user profile  Joey Parker Jr.
Now that was cool. Never would have thought of that.

Garp - when are you going to add some pics to the gallery?
I'd like to see Andre pop up there now and then.
 photo 2012-sig_small3_zpsbd114b69.png

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3/20/2010 1:27:20 AM (last edit: 3/20/2010 1:27:20 AM)
show user profile  FreekOne
Garp, that is one of the smartest tricks I've seen done in Max. To think I actually wasted TWO full days trying to model something similar out of polies back when I was just getting started with 3D modeling.

Man, it sucks being a n00b, lol.
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3/20/2010 2:01:31 AM (last edit: 3/20/2010 2:01:31 AM)
show user profile  Bolteon
agreed, nicely done garp...

way to use math.

-Marko Mandaric

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3/20/2010 2:07:44 AM (last edit: 3/20/2010 2:07:44 AM)
show user profile  ScotlandDave
Very nicely done Garp!

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3/20/2010 2:54:36 AM (last edit: 3/20/2010 2:54:36 AM)
show user profile  gogodr
just noticed somethign funny

"Screw threads"

yeah screw threads, its all about blogs now

Hello there

beautiful ;3

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3/20/2010 5:21:12 AM (last edit: 3/20/2010 5:21:12 AM)
show user profile  nm8r
Garp - Nice use of Ctrl-N and arc tangent (15)
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3/20/2010 5:41:54 AM (last edit: 3/20/2010 5:41:54 AM)
show user profile  maxing
Thnx a lot gang¡¡¡
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3/23/2010 2:26:58 AM (last edit: 3/23/2010 2:26:58 AM)
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