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Rigged mesh fits avatar in blender but not SL. What am I doing wrong?

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I'm using the mod kit that comes with the I monster European dragon to make some rigged attachments.  Everything fits and animates nicely with the avatar in blender, but when I upload them to SL they come out just a bit too small, causing ugly seams and clipping.  This is my first time trying to upload rigged mesh, and I've seen other people make rigged items for this avatar that fit perfectly, so I'm guessing I'm doing something wrong.

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The kit should have a weighted model. Transfer the weights from it to your mesh stuff. That should do it.

There is a scale factor when exporting from Blender. Make sure it is at 1.0.

There are some size issues going from Blender to SL or the other way. That might be biting you. So make sure your model and in-SL target are the same height.

There are specific bones that you have to rig to so that you are actually making fitted mesh that changes based on shape-sliders. You can check that you are using the right bones by pushing the shape-sliders to the min & max in-world. Your stuff should change shape with the sliders.

If that stuff isn't working, read through or watch the AvaStar tutorials. They will help whither you are using AvaStar or not. Also, there are some in the Blender-AvaStar in-world group that can help. Also, there are a couple of Blender groups and Builders Brewery that will have people that can help.

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