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    I have an uncompleted model of a SD50S locomotive...

    I have an uncompleted model of a SD50S locomotive as used by Hamersley Iron and now owned by Utah Railway.

    Exports from Blender and runs in Open Rails. It could do with more details, fine tuning...
  2. If you are new to 3D modelling and looking at...

    If you are new to 3D modelling and looking at using Blender I would suggest watching the first 15 videos from the Blender Fundamentals course.
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  3. Dimensions for EMD cab controllers.

    Dimensions for EMD cab controllers.

    I'm trying to obtain the width and height of the hinged backplane that the Throttle, Dynamic and Reverser levers are bolted to, on a EMD (SD40-2 type)...
  4. I don't own these units but when I have cab...

    I don't own these units but when I have cab problems like this I normally compare my files with the eng and cvf files on the default MSTS Dash9 or SD40-2 depending if a combined or separate...
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    Task Manager is useful as a initial diagnostics...

    Task Manager is useful as a initial diagnostics tool but has limitations.

    If you are interested in knowing what memory a process is using, use VMMap. Google it and download it from the...
  6. 2.79 and earlier use:...

    2.79 and earlier use:
    http://www3.telus.net/wacampbell/downloads/BlenderToMSTS.zip

    2.8 or later use:
    http://www3.telus.net/wacampbell/downloads/Blender28ToMSTS.zip

    Both work for me and others.
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    No need to downgrade. Rather than downloading...

    No need to downgrade. Rather than downloading the msi file and installing Blender you can download the zip files and just extract them into their own folder and they run stand alone.
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    Blender v2.79 will open the bedroom.blend file...

    Blender v2.79 will open the bedroom.blend file and you can then export to .3ds.

    If you can't see the option to import/export .3ds in Blender v2.79 then enable it via:

    File>User...
  9. Wayne's 2.8 exporter works fine, just follow the...

    Wayne's 2.8 exporter works fine, just follow the instructions. The use of collections for LOD's is a great idea and makes organising complex models a breeze. If you have issues or questions just...
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    To paraphrase the Terminator, your tools and...

    To paraphrase the Terminator, your tools and techniques may be old but they're not obsolete!



    If you cant be a one man band, (and who is?) then join a band. My suggestion would be to create a...
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    Sorry I didn't see this post earlier. The log...

    Sorry I didn't see this post earlier.

    The log file says it all:

    Error: System.IO.IOException: The process cannot access the file 'C:\Users\david\AppData\Local\Temp\tmpB864.tmp' because it is...
  12. In addition to the above post, I would suggest...

    In addition to the above post, I would suggest looking at other peoples models using Shape File Viewer. If you don't already have this program, download it from the file library here...
  13. What a great attitude. The 'best' program is...

    What a great attitude.

    The 'best' program is the one that you find best to use.

    A comparison of most of the 3D modelling programs that you can use to make models for MSTS/OR can be found here:...
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    Nice work on the weathering. Neil, I found...

    Nice work on the weathering.

    Neil,

    I found the following 2 short tutorials on weathering locomotives invaluable in my quest to improve my textures.
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  15. Hi Kyle, Nice looking models. This is...

    Hi Kyle,

    Nice looking models. This is outstanding work, even more so because this is your first model.

    You should check to confirm, but it looks like the faces on the 4 vertical hand rails on...
  16. Good looking model. Unless the drawings are...

    Good looking model.

    Unless the drawings are from the builders themselves, the 'accuracy' of any drawing is dependant on resources and level of access that the creator had to the original.

    I...
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    If you're using OpenRails make sure the 'Logging'...

    If you're using OpenRails make sure the 'Logging' tick box to the left of the 'Start' button is checked. Run the loco with the problem in OR then close OR. Then open and read the OpenRailsLog.txt...
  18. For those who may not know, if you create a...

    For those who may not know, if you create a folder in the loco/wagon folder called OPENRAILS you can save the OR specific eng/wag files in this folder. These eng/wag files must have the same name...
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    Hi Paul, Have a look at the following link...

    Hi Paul,

    Have a look at the following link which delves into some of the details and issues in creating a dynamic train brake simulation for a single pipe air brake system as used on US freight. ...
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    Left and Right cursor keys scroll through the...

    Left and Right cursor keys scroll through the 'traditional' left, front and right views. Note that the views do not have to point specifically in those directions as you can configure the view...
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    AshphaltPlat20mStr.s is part of Platform Kit 4...

    AshphaltPlat20mStr.s is part of Platform Kit 4 available from uktrainsim.com

    http://uktrainsim.com/filelib-info.php?form_fileid=1211

    Platform Kit IV Ashphalt Version [272957 bytes] -...
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    The National Rail Safety Regulator has released a...

    The National Rail Safety Regulator has released a safety alert due to this incident.

    https://www.onrsr.com.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0020/22475/Safety-Alert-RSA-2018-002-ECP-Braking.pdf
  23. Hi Gerry, I used the MSTS eng files for my...

    Hi Gerry,

    I used the MSTS eng files for my testing yesterday. I have not looked at updating the files for any Pilbara rolling stock to OR as yet as I have other modelling projects currently in...
  24. Hi Gerry, I have just tested (in OpenRails)...

    Hi Gerry,

    I have just tested (in OpenRails) the climb out of Yandi 1 from a standing start with the lead loco starting at the turnout of the ballon loop. Using the...
  25. Hi Derek, It's possible (and highly likely)...

    Hi Derek,

    It's possible (and highly likely) that I have deleted those consists from my installation.

    Cheers,

    Marek.
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