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    Redding Army Airfield Allen's Avatar
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    CFS3 Model Ripping Guide

    A new entry has been added to Add-Ons Library, category CFS 3 Other Add-Ons - Utilities

    Description: The guide (html or pdf) covers how to use CFS3's M3D Viewer mode with 3D Ripper DX to Capture CFS3 models. Use of Blender to fix the warped/distorted models and saving the models as a COLLADA (.dae). Using Model Converter X to convert the COLLADA (.dae) model to a .3ds file that can be loaded into gMax/3DS Max for editing and rebuilding.

    This guide is not meant to show anyone how to pirate models and pass them off as their own. As Model Converter X says “Are you the author of this object or do you have permission from the author to convert this object?” Before you do any work check “read me” files that came with the aircraft/object. Make an effort to contact the author and always credit the author.

    Combat Flight Simulator 3 by Microsoft
    3D Ripper DX by Roman Lut
    ModelConverterX by ModelConverterX Team
    gMax by Discreet
    Blender 3D Reaper DX Addon by Xyoz Netsphere and Thea Schöbl
    Blender by Blender Team

    To check it out, rate it or add comments, visit CFS3 Model Ripping Guide
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    Thanks for taking time to put this together Allen. I hope someone will put it to use along with your Modelconverterx guide.

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    An other important one, many thanks to share your experience.

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    SOH-CM-2022 Pat Pattle's Avatar
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    Thanks Allen. Hi have a few models that I've made but lost the Gmax source so this could be useful.
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