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Jul 09, 2011, 04:18 PM
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Kris, they ship to the UK. See the end of http://www.fsone.com/shipping.php, "other countries."
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Jul 10, 2011, 02:27 AM
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Kris, they ship to the UK. See the end of http://www.fsone.com/shipping.php, "other countries."
Yes but thats the problem it over $40 dollars so will be taxed heavily !
Jul 21, 2011, 09:55 PM
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Blender 2.58 settings for FS One model export


Hi Michael,

I haven't forgotten about making a 3D Bubble Dancer... I've just been very busy finishing up my real one. -- See here www.aviatorstudio.com

Anyway, I had been having problems getting your Model Viewer to correctly see what I was working on in Blender after conversion, so I put the project aside for a while.

I got back to it today, working with just the simplest cube object. After downloading the latest version of Blender (2.58.1) and adjusting the export settings, I finally got it to view exactly what I exported.

Anyway, I just wanted to post a few screenshots here as a perpetual reference of what it took.

One note, I could have adjusted the axis settings in Blender, but decided to just use the Y-up option in ModelConverter.

So now that I've got it figured out, I should be able to make some real progress on the model.

Thanks,

Mark Haley - formerly using "Smirkware" as my username.
Jul 22, 2011, 12:32 PM
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:-) The way you wrote that, Mark, makes me think that your Bubble Dancer will do harrier rolling circles and torque rolls. ...maybe in the sim...?
Jul 22, 2011, 01:27 PM
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Yeah, that's the problem when we start using the same term for multiple things... 3D model, 3D gaming, 3D RC Flying, etc.
Jul 23, 2011, 01:02 AM
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Mark, Thanks for the info on the .obj export settings in Blender. That's useful info.
BTW - Your website looks pretty cool!
Jul 23, 2011, 01:12 AM
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Mselg do you know when UK hobbyshops will have the new V2 ? thanks.
Jul 23, 2011, 01:26 AM
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Nope, nothing there yet. Sorry. We are selling direct into UK.
Jul 23, 2011, 01:30 AM
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Nope, nothing there yet. Sorry. We are selling direct into UK.
I can buy FSone in most LHS in the UK seems a shame you only sell direct from the US for V2
Jul 23, 2011, 01:34 AM
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KRIS, Are you saying ... that hobby shops in UK are still selling version 1?
Jul 23, 2011, 01:47 AM
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KRIS, Are you saying ... that hobby shops in UK are still selling version 1?
Yes.....

http://www.fast-lad.co.uk/store/prod...oducts_id=3207
Jul 23, 2011, 02:05 AM
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Well, I guess it's nothing new that you can buy old or new software at the same time. We do hear from people who buy version 1 and then found out version 2 is already available (first time they go for updates probably). I always thought those were ebay sales. Maybe not.

BTW -- The price there (your link) is crazy high, so -- actually -- no wonder they still have it.
Jul 23, 2011, 02:22 AM
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Well, I guess it's nothing new that you can buy old or new software at the same time. We do hear from people who buy version 1 and then found out version 2 is already available (first time they go for updates probably). I always thought those were ebay sales. Maybe not.

BTW -- The price there (your link) is crazy high, so -- actually -- no wonder they still have it.
I would love to buy V2 MSelig but the import charges with it being over $40 will be taxed heavily which would make buying it in here in the uk not such a bad price but its not V2.
Jul 23, 2011, 02:48 AM
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Is there a FSone forum where users can share new planes with other users like the knife edge forums ?
Jul 23, 2011, 10:44 AM
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Mark, Thanks for the info on the .obj export settings in Blender. That's useful info.
BTW - Your website looks pretty cool!

Michael, glad you liked my website!

I'm taking screenshots of the Bubble Dancer build in Blender as I go along and will be doing a similar write-up for it on my website. Of note will be a few of the pitfalls I've found in the Blender to FS One export. -- In particular, certain primitives when exported have their normals all flipped around, and need to be recalculated before export. If I can document some of those sorts of things, it might make it easier for the next guy.

Take care,

Mark


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