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Testers Wanted - Hot Water Heater UPDATED Fixed pipes...please redownload

by nikkibailey Posted 8th May 2005 at 2:24 PM - Updated 9th May 2005 at 1:49 AM by nikkibailey : fixed pipes
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This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
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UPDATED - Fixed top of pipes; thanks to Boblishman who once again saved my butt The tops of the pipes have been fixed so they don't "disappear" as you rotate. If you downloaded the original, please redownload the new file and replace.

Hi all. I was browsing the mesh request forums and noticed a few people were requesting a hot water heater for their sim homes, so I thought I'd give it a shot. As of right now, this is purely decorative. I'm going to try to see if I can clone one of the plumbing appliances to attempt some interaction.

It can be found under decorative and the infinity symbol.

Anyway, this was cloned from the Venus sculpture so it should work in both original and Uni. It was registered with it's own unique GUID so it will not interfere with any other downloads or objects. And it should be recolorable (haven't tested that part yet). One thing I did notice, it looks better if you DON'T put directly next to a side wall (copper pipe tends to blend into the wall - much like stair railings).

The poly count is 923 vertices/1498 triangles...not too bad It shouldn't slow anything down.

This was created using SimPE .35 and Milkshape. Please do not post original mesh anywhere.

Let me know! Thanks,

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

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Size: 119.2 KB · Downloads: 9,124 · 9th May 2005
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Size: 102.9 KB · Downloads: 9,817 · 9th May 2005
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Lab Assistant
#2 Old 8th May 2005 at 2:26 PM
*w00t* I'm first! :D

Nikki, this is awesome! Thank you!
Test Subject
#3 Old 8th May 2005 at 2:30 PM
Just WOW! It is so real. Thanks so much. Testing...
Field Researcher
#4 Old 8th May 2005 at 2:30 PM
Very nice.
#5 Old 8th May 2005 at 2:36 PM
say nikki. that looks really good! keep it up :nod:
Field Researcher
#6 Old 8th May 2005 at 2:49 PM
Haha, I always have little 1x1 'rooms' behind stairs or something, this is a perfect filler!
#7 Old 8th May 2005 at 4:11 PM
i was about to request this
we call it
Lab Assistant
#8 Old 8th May 2005 at 5:23 PM
oh nikki i think i love you heehee...thanks so much for this,,,i build real floor plan houses and i always feel them lacking something,,,then i search your name and almost always find it..heehee!
Test Subject
#9 Old 8th May 2005 at 5:38 PM
I love your creations! It's everything Sims didn't think of and everything the home needs.

"Don't be so humble - you are not that great."
- Golda Meir
Field Researcher
#10 Old 8th May 2005 at 5:50 PM
i have one exactly like that in my home!
Lab Assistant
#11 Old 8th May 2005 at 6:22 PM
ohhhhhh been lookin for one of these things for those one tiled rooms behind my stairs, thanks much :-)
The Quiet One
retired moderator
#12 Old 8th May 2005 at 7:15 PM
this is awesome!!! more realistic stuff please! :D

now all we need is an outdoor AC unit (condensor) and perhaps an electricity meter.
Test Subject
#13 Old 8th May 2005 at 8:05 PM
great work! *clap*
Lab Assistant
#14 Old 8th May 2005 at 8:32 PM
Thank you! Finally, hot showers for my Sims.

"The only difference between a tax man and a taxidermist is that the taxidermist leaves the skin."
– Mark Twain
Lab Assistant
#15 Old 8th May 2005 at 9:24 PM
Perfect... Good Job, Thanks for sharing this and your talent!!! now my true to life house is almost complete, now all I need is a side by side washer and dryer...know where I could get one? ;-)
Lab Assistant
#16 Old 8th May 2005 at 9:46 PM
This is great! I love the more realistic items. I have your Clorox & Tide, as well. It's funny how the things we take for granted in real life. We feel we need in our Sims lives!
Lab Assistant
#17 Old 8th May 2005 at 10:29 PM
This looks so realistic, it deserves way more than 4 stars. Let ME contribute! Thankx nikkibailey!
Lab Assistant
#18 Old 9th May 2005 at 12:20 AM
Wonderful! Keep up the great work. So realistic I think I will get one for my real house.
Field Researcher
#19 Old 9th May 2005 at 2:01 AM
I love it!! Thank you so much. Great idea
Field Researcher
#20 Old 9th May 2005 at 3:37 AM
Wow! I can't believe you thought of this!! It looks great and I can't wait to get it into my game! Thank you!
Forum Resident
#21 Old 9th May 2005 at 3:53 AM
perfect for my basement!
Test Subject
#22 Old 9th May 2005 at 4:32 AM
Fabulous work.
#23 Old 9th May 2005 at 6:27 AM
hey!!except for this site is there any site because i already download everything!!!
Forum Resident
#24 Old 9th May 2005 at 8:03 AM
Love the water heater.. Looks like the one in my garage..
Thank you
Lab Assistant
#25 Old 9th May 2005 at 11:35 AM
love it, thanks alot!
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