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brendeho
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Would Like a Self Intersecting Pipe Run on Purpose

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02-15-2012 12:21 PM

How is it done? I appreciate the feedback

 

For reference, this is an image of what I'm working to build. The self intersecting run is the bottom square, but ideally I'd just build the whole thing with a tube all the while it intersects at multiple points.

self intersecting run.png

Are you using Frame Generator?

Looks pretty easy to me?

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JDMather
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Re: Would Like a Self Intersecting Pipe Run on Purpose

02-15-2012 12:31 PM in reply to: brendeho

Are you using Frame Generator?

Looks pretty easy to me?

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Re: Would Like a Self Intersecting Pipe Run on Purpose

02-15-2012 01:14 PM in reply to: JDMather

Wasn't using a frame generator. hmmm forgot about that one.

:smileyindifferent:

 

Just for reference, however - is it possible to do a self intersecting pipe run?

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Re: Would Like a Self Intersecting Pipe Run on Purpose

02-15-2012 01:23 PM in reply to: brendeho

Frame Generator will create all of the members even if they intersect.

I think I would then trim them up though.

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