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MikeSavko6811
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Registered: ‎12-19-2012
Message 11 of 18 (314 Views)

Re: No Hub cast iron fittings

01-07-2013 11:45 AM in reply to: BRYANBRAUER1832

BRYANBRAUER1832 wrote:

Yes.  I used the elbow and lookup table from the link which you attached to your previous post.


I just re-downloaded the zip folder I posted, put the look-up table in the correct folder and the .rfa folder in my library. I then opened a new project after closing Revit down, re-added the quarter bend to the routing preferences, and it still shows up the same as before with a "broken leg." What gives!? :smileymad:

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BRYANBRAUER1832
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Message 12 of 18 (305 Views)

Re: No Hub cast iron fittings

01-07-2013 01:01 PM in reply to: MikeSavko6811

Have you tried printing it?  Sometimes stuff shows up strangly on my display, maybe an issue with my video card, but plots properly.

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MikeSavko6811
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Message 13 of 18 (300 Views)

Re: No Hub cast iron fittings

01-07-2013 01:05 PM in reply to: BRYANBRAUER1832

BRYANBRAUER1832 wrote:

Have you tried printing it?  Sometimes stuff shows up strangly on my display, maybe an issue with my video card, but plots properly.


Haha well I'd much prefer having YOUR issue where the fitting shows up properly. Haven't tried printing.

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RKLindner
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Message 14 of 18 (284 Views)

Re: No Hub cast iron fittings

01-08-2013 09:03 AM in reply to: MikeSavko6811

Have you tried contacting Charlotte??  There might be a bug that they can fix but havent been told there is something wrong.

 

http://www.charlottepipe.com/Default.aspx?Page=TechProdSupport

 

Try any of them and ask if they could forward to the person responsible for creating their Revit content.

 

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abulla
Posts: 345
Registered: ‎10-14-2008
Message 15 of 18 (279 Views)

Re: No Hub cast iron fittings

01-08-2013 09:09 AM in reply to: RKLindner

This whole thread is a great lesson on why you should be cautious using manufacturer content. :smileywink:

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MikeSavko6811
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Message 16 of 18 (267 Views)

Re: No Hub cast iron fittings

01-09-2013 06:24 AM in reply to: RKLindner

RKLindner wrote:

Have you tried contacting Charlotte??  There might be a bug that they can fix but havent been told there is something wrong.

 

http://www.charlottepipe.com/Default.aspx?Page=TechProdSupport

 

Try any of them and ask if they could forward to the person responsible for creating their Revit content.

 


Just sent that Brian an email to see what he has to say. Has anyone else tried downloading the link I posted and seeing if their quarter bends draw like mine?

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BRYANBRAUER1832
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Message 17 of 18 (241 Views)

Re: No Hub cast iron fittings

01-17-2013 03:37 PM in reply to: MikeSavko6811

Well Mike, I was so encouraged that my Charlotte no hub elbows displaying properly that I decided to take another fling at using no hub fittings.  When I first told ypu that the elbow displayed properly for me, it was when I inserted the elbow in my model and drew pipes from both connections.

 

So I configured a no hub pipe type with the no hub fittings in the routing preferences.  Low and behold!  When I constructed a 90 degree bend REVIT inserted a no hub elbow with dicontinuos display of piping at one of the connections, just as you described.

 

So now I am back to modeling with PVC DWV and specifying no hub cast iron.  It is indeed an imperfect world, and REVIT is less perfect than we have reason to expect. 

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MikeSavko6811
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Message 18 of 18 (233 Views)

Re: No Hub cast iron fittings

01-18-2013 05:11 AM in reply to: BRYANBRAUER1832

Ahhhhh...fancy that. Revit is certainly behind when it comes to MEP.

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