Physics - Bales do not stay still.

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makefs19greatagain
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Physics - Bales do not stay still.

Post by makefs19greatagain » Wed Oct 09, 2019 3:47 am

Version: PC 1.4.10

Tools: Any Tractor, Any baler

Issue: Bales do not stay still. When stacked, bales will randomly shift and vibrate until the stack is ruined and on a non-locking trailer (Such as the basegame Fleigl trailer) bales will shake and vibrate and slip and slide all around until bales begin to fall out of the top. Happens with both round and square bales of all types. Bales appear to constantly have some form of velocity applied to them and they appear unable to reach zero velocity, instead moving slightly and bumping other bales until enough friction and momentum is gained to cause bales to move from their original spot.

- Single- or Multiplayer: Single, though happens in Multiplayer too as far as I know.

- Steps to reproduce: Stack any bales, preferably in a place where they have restricted movement such as against a wall or on a walled trailer. After some time, the bales will begin to shift and move even if they are stacked perfectly.

- Does it happen on a standard map without mods: yes, It has happened since release and still has not been fixed, Instead y'all made an E-sport out of the broken physics.

- Which vehicles & machines are involved: Any baler, Any tractor, DPW 210 is a good example for a non-locking walled trailer.

This has been a significant problem since release and I have seen absolutely no progress made on attempting to fix the broken bale/log/pallet physics. Bale physics have gotten so ridiculous that it was made into a minigame instead of being fixed, Well done. *thumbsup*
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Re: Physics - Bales do not stay still.

Post by BigC92 » Wed Oct 09, 2019 3:58 am

Don't place them against the wall, move a foot or 2 away from the wall. The bales tend to kick out a tad bit and you need to fasten down your straps too, i never had this problem before.

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Re: Physics - Bales do not stay still.

Post by makefs19greatagain » Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:22 am

The problem seems to happen when an active bale spike or some other form of machine is nearby. The bales will begin to twitch and vibrate as if they had gained sudden velocity. If they are against a wall and there are no active vehicles nearby the bales do stay still. Still though, in situations such as with the Fliegl DPW 210 which has no straps, the vibrating and shifting bales make keeping a stack nearly impossible and the bales will literally begin to float to the top and spill out. Bales in real life are a little softer and have some give to them when stacked, while the bales ingame are hard as a rock, so at least being able to stack them properly without them flipping out should be a given :-|
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Re: Physics - Bales do not stay still.

Post by BigC92 » Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:25 am

There's this bale spike that holds 2 bales it does do that, if that's what your talking about, i just lease a bale trailer.

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Re: Physics - Bales do not stay still.

Post by makefs19greatagain » Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:32 am

This is not a problem with trailers rather than a problem with the physics of the bales themselves and how they behave when near a moving vehicle. When a character controlled moving vehicle is near a stack of bales on the ground (or stacked on a trailer without straps), the bales will begin to vibrate and move and shift until the stack undoes itself and it all topples like a sad game of Jenga. If there is no vehicle nearby then the bales do lock into place on the ground and do not shift, but the problem still exists as you would need a moving vehicle to grab and transport the bales for whatever purpose (in my case, stored bales for cow feed, which is a daily thing), Bringing the vehicle close to the bales unlocks them and they begin to vibrate and shift again. Being that the bales are rock-solid objects too they will slide over eachother very easily and this is what causes them to topple as their vibrations continue until they eventually just fall out of their stack.

I am sorry if I am not making much sense, My english is not without flaw :oops:

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Re: Physics - Bales do not stay still.

Post by BigC92 » Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:42 am

Ohhh, i had that problem, you get near them in a vehicle and they vibrate and shake. I have autoload bale trailer and it dont do that problem.

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Re: Physics - Bales do not stay still.

Post by makefs19greatagain » Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:07 am

yes! and the vibrating and shaking makes my perfect stacks of bales fall apart. It is very frustrating. I hope something is done about it because it has been a problem since release and so far no mention of it being fixed or in the process of being fixed has been made. All we ever hear from giants anymore is about the farming simulator league, why run an esport on broken bale physics?

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Re: Physics - Bales do not stay still.

Post by Phantoms » Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:03 pm

makefs19greatagain wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:07 am
It is very frustrating. I hope something is done about it because it has been a problem since release
Longer than that. As many version back as I can remember. It's just something I've come to live with that bales move around some when close to them.
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Re: Physics - Bales do not stay still.

Post by norfolk farmer » Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:43 pm

Until the bale physics can be made much,much better I will carry on with the autoload forks,trailers and bale stacks. I prefer to play as realistic as I can but these bale physics are far from realistic.

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