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I have created a model for a yacht but my lower floor is missing. I needed 4 levels so I created a basement level, and 3 other floors. On the basement level, the water is coming through the wall and the floor is missing over most of that level. Can anyone give me any suggestions on how to fix? I tried to upload the file but it was too large. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


 


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Alfiejay


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Hi:

 

you will probably need to post your plan to get more than guesses

 

this forum is for Chief Premier users

 

HD Pro users can benefit from following this forum

but you should also check out the Hometalk forum

 

Lew

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do a "save as" of your plan and make a copy and delete out anything we don't need to look at like fixtures and furniture etc.

 

M.

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Okay, thank you. I am not sure how I got on this forum. I meant to get Hometalk. I did re-post on that site and thanks Mick because after I took everything out, it did upload. If you guys would still like to see if you can figure out what I am doing wrong, I have added the attachments on the Hometalk site.

 

Thanks so much for your help. I will post on the correct site.

 

Alfiejay

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interesting. have you made the hull walls?

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