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Old July 18th, 2017, 01:33 PM   #721
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Ginseng, we are going to have to rely on you to create a paper model of the Burj Khalifa. One was done by someone a few years ago, but it has no real formal way of assembling it! I'd like to see you, one day, create one with some good instructions. Maybe I just didn't take the time to really work with that one project, but I'd rather rely on one of your models. This is not a request. Just a nice little hint lol.
Anyway, some time ago I built a GIGANTIC Burj Khalifa, (half a meter tall) now I've got no space for it, and I have it in a cellar. If we find a way to send it from Bilbao to Houston I've got no problem in giving it to you. Tell me if you want it, and we'll look for a way of sending it. Here's a pic:
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Old July 18th, 2017, 06:15 PM   #722
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OMG, LABuilder! Yes I would love to have it for my architectural model collection! What is it made of, because I can see some awesome reflection in the "glass"! Please look in to finding a way to send it. I am assuming it could be placed in a rectangular box, with the model surrounded by packing material to keep it safe in transport. I am not familiar with Spain's postal/shipping services and the prices so I'm stuck on that part lol. You would be my hero for 2017 should you be able to send it to me! Just let me know when you have things ready and I'll send you my home address through private message. Holy cow, that is a beautiful piece. Are you sure you don't wish to keep it??

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Old July 18th, 2017, 08:41 PM   #723
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Sure! It is done out of foam. The texture is printed on the foam, and then covered with a glassy coat. I'll look for a way of sending it. BTW, it has also lights I didn't want to pay for it, so I took the dimensions and plans from a Cubicfun brand model a friend of mine did, and carefully reproduced it with some texture adjustments and a more realistic top Now it's taking far too much space at home, and it's better you enjoy it, rather than keeping it in a cellar
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Old July 19th, 2017, 01:12 AM   #724
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How do you print a 1:1500 and a 1:1700 together so that they are the same scale when printed?
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Old July 19th, 2017, 04:14 AM   #725
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Sure! It is done out of foam. The texture is printed on the foam, and then covered with a glassy coat. I'll look for a way of sending it. BTW, it has also lights I didn't want to pay for it, so I took the dimensions and plans from a Cubicfun brand model a friend of mine did, and carefully reproduced it with some texture adjustments and a more realistic top Now it's taking far too much space at home, and it's better you enjoy it, rather than keeping it in a cellar
Bro, you are the best. I will highly respect and take care of it. Just let me know when you get the shipping method worked out and I will send you my address. It's going to be like Christmas to me!
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Old August 7th, 2017, 04:50 PM   #726
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Burj Khalifa model is a nice idea, but I'm afraid I can't do this. I won't have as much time for models anymore and my overall enthusiasm also isn't what it used to be. So if I'm to make anything at all, it must be something I'm 100% invested in. That means I won't be taking any requests or suggestions and instead I'll be focusing on my considerable backlog while I still can.


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How do you print a 1:1500 and a 1:1700 together so that they are the same scale when printed?
That depends on what models you want to combine. In this case it's not just about scale, but also about resolution. My models have resolution 4 pixels per meter, so for example models in Rei's scale (2px/m) can be converted easily - enlarge by 200% (in nearest neighbor mode) and copypaste into any of my model files.
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Old August 7th, 2017, 05:48 PM   #727
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Yup when you get to the level ginseng is at things can get boring.how to improve what is already best
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Old August 8th, 2017, 07:04 AM   #728
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Burj Khalifa model is a nice idea, but I'm afraid I can't do this. I won't have as much time for models anymore and my overall enthusiasm also isn't what it used to be. So if I'm to make anything at all, it must be something I'm 100% invested in. That means I won't be taking any requests or suggestions and instead I'll be focusing on my considerable backlog while I still can.



That depends on what models you want to combine. In this case it's not just about scale, but also about resolution. My models have resolution 4 pixels per meter, so for example models in Rei's scale (2px/m) can be converted easily - enlarge by 200% (in nearest neighbor mode) and copypaste into any of my model files.
Thanks for answering, I just tried it with two separate scale models and it worked. Also not to sound pushy, but how is progress on the Columbia Center.
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Old August 8th, 2017, 04:23 PM   #729
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The tower itself is almost done. The base not so much...
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Old August 8th, 2017, 11:34 PM   #730
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The tower itself is almost done. The base not so much...

I know, I'm working on the 1201 3rd Avenue Tower in Seattle and the base is quite difficult.
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Old August 14th, 2017, 10:12 PM   #731
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Where did you get that 270 Park Avenue model? My 277 Park is getting lonely without its neighbor across the street
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Old August 15th, 2017, 09:29 AM   #732
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It's a model by Grayhouse http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showpo...8&postcount=24
The version I built is slightly edited. I printed it at 18.1% http://i.imgur.com/s4iCvR9.jpg
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Old August 15th, 2017, 03:59 PM   #733
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Very glad to see your editing 270 park avenue, I have just completed a model in Ukraine hotel Moscow, then starts to make your Rockefeller center model
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Old August 16th, 2017, 09:59 AM   #734
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Ginseng, do I print out the one you linked to on imgur at 18.1%? Or is that your edited and scaled down version? Either way, thanks!
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Old August 16th, 2017, 10:38 AM   #735
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Also,could you post a couple photos more? Specially of the "bridge", please
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Old August 16th, 2017, 11:21 PM   #736
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The one at imgur is my edit. However, I made a mistake in the above post. The edit should be printed at 38.1% for 1:1500 scale.
I took some photos of the model. You can see it isn't in a very good shape so I'll probably rebuild it eventually.




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Old August 18th, 2017, 03:34 AM   #737
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So print the one I downloaded from Imgur at 38.1? I just want to make sure I get it right.
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Old August 19th, 2017, 10:32 AM   #738
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Americas Tower, NYC

I worked on this one for a very long time and I absolutely love how it turned out. Also includes three smaller buildings.







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Old August 19th, 2017, 11:21 AM   #739
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This is pure diamond!!!!!! Iīm building it right now!!!! You have just blown my mind!!!! Oh god, itīs one of the best Iīve ever seen. Respect, man
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Ginseng always blow our mind...
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