Here are my... things :o - Twisting pentagonal tubular frame

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Here are my... things :o - Twisting pentagonal tubular frame

Postby Eric » Tue Dec 01, 2020 12:48 am

I was playing around with a pentagonal tubular frame, that is very interesting because it's rock solid (but so rods-consumming :o )
Some simple rules :
- pentagons must be reinforced by a pentagonal pyramid (or a pentagonal panel to spare rods)
- pentagonal pyramids can be turned inwards or outwards (concave or convex)
- leaning on a regular icosahedron or an outwards pentagonal pyramid allows you to change direction.
- a regular icosahedron can support up to 3 different pentagonal tubular frames in 3 different directions

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Baby snake

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Mother snake

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Ascending spiral unstable and too heavy not to be propped up
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Re: Here are my ... my ... my things :o

Postby Eric » Tue Dec 01, 2020 12:55 am

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Ascending then descending spiral in the same movement.
Anyway, something colorful

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From a slightly higher point of view

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The same .. thing from above. Couldn't have guessed what it would be
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Re: Here are my ... my ... my things :o

Postby Eric » Tue Dec 01, 2020 1:00 am

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An alien creature
It would be a lie to say it is very stable. it is barely at the point of equilibrium. An extra row of rods to the right side would not have been too much ;-)
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Or maybe a trophy or something?

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Nope a definitely terrifying alien thing
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Re: Here are my ... my ... my things :o

Postby Eric » Tue Dec 01, 2020 1:09 am

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Alien Kiss!

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From above

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Almost symmetrical

I'm telling nonsense. Ok I'm leaving.
It's time to go to bed ...
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