A valve bonnet?

I don’t know! That’s aparently the name of this piece. And I’m not sure what it is for, other than holding the shaft packing tight.

I took the weekend off this week to get some R&R but I still started working on this a bit too late during the day.

This uses way more polygons than the gearbox I made for the large pipes and I ended up beveling those supports (it just doesn’t look right without it), the shaft also has to be a separate object to allow it to move up and down through the wheel that will sit on the very top (muh realism…).

I’ll try to get it down to 1LI, if I can… it isn’t even a big part, I don’t know why I went overboard on it like that.

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Kyrah Abattoir
Creator of BDSM and fetish content in Second Life since 2004.

Seasoned 3D artist and programmer, aspiring video game creator.