Designing the De Havailland Comet-4

Discussion in 'Gallery & Designs' started by Lex, Dec 30, 2007.

  1. ThunderChild

    ThunderChild Active Member

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    Congrats on the (near)completion of this Project Lex! Cover looks gr8!
  2. Nothing

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    Hey lex what programs do you use?
  3. knife

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    PaperInside.com has a nice display stand for their Embraer Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 kits, if you need inspiration. The models are top notch, worth downloading and building.
  4. Lex

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    Thanks for the support guys!

    The model design is with Rhino, and the postprocessing was done in Illustrator ^^ The cover sheet was Photoshopped from scratch with a little help from Terragen :D

    Nice inspiration! I will look into that!
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    Do you unfold in rhino and export to illustrater?

    i guess what im tryin to find out is this. i unfold in pep. pep only exports in low res but can print to pdf in hi rez. i dont knoe how to get the pages out of a pdf into say psp and maintain the hi rez. i would like the option of post unfold editing, just dont know how to do it. im sure that was clear as mud!
  6. looker

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    "Don't Panic" Get Ghostscript 8.62 from http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~ghost/doc/GPL/gpl862.htm then get GSview 4.9 from http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~ghost/gsview/get49.htm and do exactly what it says. Open your pdf with GSview and go to File/Convert and choose the output format and resolution you want. Include the output format, eg " .jpg " when naming the output. The output will open in PSP but check that the dpi is exactly what you want, there seems to be a slight glitch there. Like I said "Don't Panic" and don't even try to understand what else the program can do unless you're a genius.
  7. knife

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    I picked up a copy of imsi's pdf to word. It was one of those "free after rebates" offer at a computer megastore. I convert the PDF file to a Word document, and if I want to resize it, I use Microsoft's PowerPoint. PowerPoint has the advantage of small file size and anybody wants to repaint a file they can easily grab the BMP file from PowerPoint. That being said, I think I will take looker's suggestion and download Ghostscript.
  8. Hans Christian

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    dang... and I thought I've seen enough... :-D

    I'll take back what i said to sir Trent earlier on...

    Both of you guys are gonna be the resident airliner model designers of this forum... :twisted:
  9. Nothing

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    hey thanks looker ill give it a go!!
  10. Lex

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    --Hope that's problem solved for you, Nothing ^^

    I've been feeling really bad for the past few days... Thought I had a health problem and went to 3 hospitals and all doctors said I'm fine. Don't know what's wrong with me but anyway no progress on the Comet for the moment......... Off to a psychiatrist tomorrow >_<
  11. Nothing

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    i think it did Lex.
    I hope you get to feeling better. nothing worse than felling bad and not knowing why! ive been there.
  12. Lex

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    Yea, well it might just be a teenager's problem......... I went to the doctor the other day and told him I might have some form of c**c*r, and he, being someone who had it himself, and survived, told me straight away that I'm too young to even have the right to talk about that >_< When I got back I laughed at myself hard. --The lesson is, if I don't study medicine, I'd better not make unrealistic inferences, and nor should I doubt the doctor! :D

    Hey I'd better not derail this thread either! Thanks for making me feel better Nothing! sign1
  13. looker

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    Lex

    "Don't Panic"


    :)
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    I am waiting to see this, now I wonder how i start a thread. I have a south african nephew begging me to design a rooivalk attack helicopter for him to make during this horrible irish summer. so doing research on it. my speed at my designs means he may have it for christmas
    http://www.militarypictures.info/d/395-2/Rooivalk.jpg
  15. Lex

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    The job is complete... at last!!!

    Words are meaningless, I'm having the file here at you guy's disposal... Hope you all like it! Any questions please leave till tomorrow, I got to sleep... :D

    http://users.ox.ac.uk/~corp1287/DHComet4B.zip

    Offer: The first person to build the model and complete it will have their finished photo featured in the model instructions! --Crap offer isn't it?sign1 Any takers?
  16. Rick Thomson

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    Wow!! Thanks Lex. Hope that you are feeling better soon.

    Now let's bash this into a RCAF Comet 1...

    Rick
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    i got ya covered Lex!!!! thank you!
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    doctormax i get a forbidden message on that link.
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    Looking good sir Trent!!! very nice!!!

    I hope your doing fine there sir lex... and like sir looker said, just relax... :-D