30 degree slope with studs

When watching one of Nick Trotta's videos I noticed a nice little technique. He used a standard hinge with a 2x2 top in combination with cheese slopes to create a slope with studs that are roughly 60 degrees. This technique aligns very well in real life, but for some reason doesn't seem to align that well in LDraw/Bricksmith.

To find the different pieces needed for this technique you can search LEGO's online Pick-a-Brick for the design ID's. We link other market places directly on each individual piece page, which you can find below.

2 studs
3 studs
6 plates


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Steve and John did their job every day, yet they never stopped to consider that their tools might be too small for the task. After all: everything is cool when you're part of a team.

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