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Piston groups not being team players

Rob Garber shared this feedback 18 months ago
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So I'm working on a downward drill operated by 4 downward pistons. If I group them, I still can't seem to get all of them to move the appropriate distance / at all. For the sake of example, say I have all 4 pistons set at -0.1 velocity and 0.3m max distance, then I hit the reverse button on the group: one piston hasn't moved, one has made it to 0.1m, and the other two are at 0.2. I go to pull them back up but can only seem to do so if I set the max down to 0.1 and max the velocity and then reverse it once or twice.


I've been working for days on this build and am so gd proud of its completion lol this piston thing is breakin my heart

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Yes there are more pistons than mentioned and yes stacked pistons are involved. In this test, I am only trying to mess with the top 4 pistons to lower the whole assembly.

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Figured it out. I was trying the increase of the Axis pressure or whatever it is. Needed to be doing the NONaxis one. Now it pushes right to the correct distance tho I'm naive to what risk I actually just introduced by maxing that out (lol) but yay reinvigorated!

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Glad to hear that. Keep engineering!

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