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Gel pumps are a very distinctive piece of senary and are found in the underground section of Portal 2. <br>
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Gel pumps are very distinctive scenery and are found in the underground sections of Portal 2. <br>
Their purpose is to pump gel from the underground resivours of gel to the higher parts of the facility.
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Their purpose is to pump gel from the underground reservoirs to the other parts of the facility.
  
Gelpumps are easy to make, and can be used to add atmosphere and character to a map when used correctly.
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Gel pumps are easy to make, and can add atmosphere and character to a map when used correctly.
  
 
You can find a prefab here:  [[http://forums.steampowered.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1920931]] <br>
 
You can find a prefab here:  [[http://forums.steampowered.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1920931]] <br>
It contains the set of pipes, along with coresponding sounds, and is increadably useful if you want to implement a pump in a map of your own.
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It contains the set of pipes, along with corresponding sounds, and is incredibly useful if you want to implement a pump in a map of your own.
  
  
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Gel pumps can be made using the following props:  
 
Gel pumps can be made using the following props:  
  
place this where you want it:models/props_underground/pump_station.mdl (this is the pump)
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Place this where you want it:models/props_underground/pump_station.mdl (this is the pump)
  
place this prop on the side of the pump: models/props_underground/paint_distillery_tank.mdl (this is the tank on the side of the pump)
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Place this prop on the side of the pump: models/props_underground/paint_distillery_tank.mdl (this is the tank on the side of the pump)
  
place a bended pipe on the otherside of the pump and a straight pipe on the top of the pump and you will get something like this: http://steamcommunity.com/id/commander_D/screenshot/540644195468243489/?tab=all.
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Place a bent pipe on the otherside of the pump and a straight pipe on the top of the pump and you will get something like this: http://steamcommunity.com/id/commander_D/screenshot/540644195468243489/?tab=all.
  
  
heres a movie:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWi5028qsK8
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Here's a movie: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWi5028qsK8
  
pipes are props and most of them is called paint_tube etc...
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Pipes are props and most of them are called paint_tube etc...
  
theres many diffrent pipes wit diffrent lod settings.
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There are many different pipes with different lod settings.
  
place them in your map and rotate them and move them so they are connected to whatever you want it to lead to.
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Place them in your map and rotate them and move them so they are connected to whatever you want it to lead to.

Revision as of 17:53, 4 July 2011

Gel pumps are very distinctive scenery and are found in the underground sections of Portal 2.
Their purpose is to pump gel from the underground reservoirs to the other parts of the facility.

Gel pumps are easy to make, and can add atmosphere and character to a map when used correctly.

You can find a prefab here: [[1]]
It contains the set of pipes, along with corresponding sounds, and is incredibly useful if you want to implement a pump in a map of your own.


Construction

Gel pumps can be made using the following props:

Place this where you want it:models/props_underground/pump_station.mdl (this is the pump)

Place this prop on the side of the pump: models/props_underground/paint_distillery_tank.mdl (this is the tank on the side of the pump)

Place a bent pipe on the otherside of the pump and a straight pipe on the top of the pump and you will get something like this: http://steamcommunity.com/id/commander_D/screenshot/540644195468243489/?tab=all.


Here's a movie: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWi5028qsK8

Pipes are props and most of them are called paint_tube etc...

There are many different pipes with different lod settings.

Place them in your map and rotate them and move them so they are connected to whatever you want it to lead to.