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Mirror, mirror on the wall, which is the fairest Tri of all?

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Please see my comparison shots in the following thread and comment, if you'd be so kind. Are you all seeing chrome-style reflections on my Cathay and Dragonair paints? http://forums.avsim.net/dcboard.php?az=sho...id=214884&page=MarkMark "Dark Moment" BeaumontVP Fleet, DC-3 AirwaysTeam Member, MAAM-SIM[a href=http://www.swiremariners.com/cathayhk.html" target="_blank]http://www.paxship.com/maamlogo2.jpg[/a]

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Mark,Yes - I have the highly polished chrome look on your latest repaints. My card is an nvidia Geforce 7800GT. They look great, but perhaps a tad unrealistic...

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Sheeesh, what a nightmare. I have never heard of such differences between cards before. If that is what it is. The worst thing is, I can't even set it up properly for the likes of yourselves and others who see 'chrome' as I cannot see it myself on my GeForce4. What to do?Upgrade, I suppose. This is enough to put me off painting, though. I hate uploading unrealistic imagery, and for sure this chrome look is schoolboy stuff.MarkMark "Dark Moment" BeaumontVP Fleet, DC-3 AirwaysTeam Member, MAAM-SIM[a href=http://www.swiremariners.com/cathayhk.html" target="_blank]http://www.paxship.com/maamlogo2.jpg[/a]

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Mark,I have PaintShop Pro v9 so if you want to send me one file I could try and alter the alpha channel and send you a screen shot of the results?

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Thanks, Graeme. You can take an alpha from any of my Tristar downloads and give it a go if you wish. I can easily change all my alphas to the usual setting I'd use for bare metal, but my problem is I would not see any change here, I think.It's weird, only seems to happen with this aircraft. My DC-3 reflectivity (I've painted a few of those, as you may know) is seen by others the same way that I see it myself.MarkMark "Dark Moment" BeaumontVP Fleet, DC-3 AirwaysTeam Member, MAAM-SIM[a href=http://www.swiremariners.com/cathayhk.html" target="_blank]http://www.paxship.com/maamlogo2.jpg[/a]

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