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Re: some 3D files for Douglas motorcycle Models
« Reply #1 on: 22 Mar 2023 at 09:36 »
They don't even look like the models they're supposed to represent!

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Re: some 3D files for Douglas motorcycle Models
« Reply #2 on: 22 Mar 2023 at 16:39 »
They don't even look like the models they're supposed to represent!

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Agreed!

If you have editing tools it gives a good start though.


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Re: some 3D files for Douglas motorcycle Models
« Reply #3 on: 22 Mar 2023 at 16:57 »
The most important fact remains - the illustrations show models with the wrong engines or wrong frames, and most are totally out of proportion. These sorts of illustration are the start of mis-information that just 'muddies the waters' when owners are trying to restore their machines to near catalogue specification. You're not doing anyone any favours!

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Re: some 3D files for Douglas motorcycle Models
« Reply #4 on: 22 Mar 2023 at 18:40 »
The most important fact remains - the illustrations show models with the wrong engines or wrong frames, and most are totally out of proportion. These sorts of illustration are the start of mis-information that just 'muddies the waters' when owners are trying to restore their machines to near catalogue specification. You're not doing anyone any favours!

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If any poor soul is using basic 3D models for restoring and a source of configuration information they have bigger problems!! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: some 3D files for Douglas motorcycle Models
« Reply #5 on: 22 Mar 2023 at 18:54 »
The trouble is this was all started by a 'poor soul' that posted these juvenile drawings.

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Re: some 3D files for Douglas motorcycle Models
« Reply #6 on: 22 Mar 2023 at 22:53 »
Sigh.

In 2018 Australia Post released a set of four postage stamps featuring "Australian Motorcyles". They contacted me to get some background on the machines - a Kelecom, The Precision, the Whiting V4, and an Invincible JAP. I asked them why they had chosen (1) a (probably imported) machine carrying the name of a famous Belgian engineer, (2) a machine carrying the name of a British engine (and fitted with a Triumph petrol tank), (3) a machine built in England c1916 (albeit by an Australian to his design), along with the fabulous Invincible JAP.

They had a "consultant". It's the experts - they're everywhere. Poor souls.

We had some ripper bikes made in Australia, many with good Aussie names: Aussi-Also, Coo-ee, Southern Cross, Boomerang, Bullock, Quirk's Mona, Uneeda, Veribest... there are nearly 600 of them.

I'm with Eddie - I'm tired of rubbish. Best to just ignore it, I suppose.

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