Model:PivotTo(mouse.Hit.Position) is making the model go into the screen

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To make my placement system not shoot the tower into the screen.

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Your mouse is repeatedly hitting a point on the model, and setting the model to that point. That’s why it flies to the camera. Use raycasting instead and exclude the player character and the model you’re placing from the raycast parameters.


You could also set the Mouse.TargetFilter to the model, but then you would be able to point onto your character as well. Using raycasts is the ideal way as you can ignore multiple objects.

Can you give a short example of how I would do this?

I tried it and the model was still moving into the camera

Snippet from a working example:

local localPlayerCharacter = Players.LocalPlayer.Character
local mouse = Players.LocalPlayer:GetMouse()
local mouseRay = mouse.UnitRay
local raycastParams =
raycastParams.FilterType = Enum.RaycastFilterType.Exclude
raycastParams.FilterDescendantsInstances = { model, localPlayerCharacter }

local raycast = Workspace:Raycast(mouseRay.Origin, mouseRay.Direction * 128, raycastParams)

Raycasting can also follow CollisionGroup rules. You could make a group just for model placement raycasts and have it not collide with any player character and itself.

The model is still flying to the camera and should I be using :PivotTo to move it still?

PivotTo isn’t the problem. Provide the portion of code you’re using to raycast and place the model.

local player = game:GetService('Players').LocalPlayer
local replicated = game:GetService("ReplicatedStorage")
local run = game:GetService("RunService")
local uis = game:GetService("UserInputService")
local cas = game:GetService("ContextActionService")
local replicatedTowers = replicated.Towers 
local childrenOfFrame = script.Parent.Tower1:GetChildren()
local CanPlace: boolean = true
local Tower: Model;
local mouse = player:GetMouse()
local ImageButton: ImageButton
local rotateButton = script.Parent.Parent:WaitForChild("Rotate").Frame.Rotate
for i,v in pairs(childrenOfFrame) do
	if v:IsA("ImageButton") then
		ImageButton = v
function rotateTower()
	Tower:PivotTo(Tower:GetPivot() * CFrame.Angles(0,math.rad(90),0))
	if CanPlace then
		Tower = replicatedTowers[ImageButton.Name]:Clone()
		Tower.Parent = workspace.Towers
		local raycastParams =
		raycastParams.FilterType = Enum.RaycastFilterType.Exclude
		raycastParams.FilterDescendantsInstances = {Tower, player.Character}
			local mouseRay = mouse.UnitRay
			local raycast = workspace:Raycast(mouseRay.Origin, mouseRay.Direction * 512, raycastParams)
		if uis.KeyboardEnabled then
			cas:BindAction("Rotate", rotateTower, false, Enum.KeyCode.R)
			script.Parent.Parent:WaitForChild("Rotate").Enabled = true