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dhargrove
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Suggestions?

Post by dhargrove » Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:57 pm

I've loaded the files into LibreCAD and it doesn't like the bracket that switches back and forth between horizontal and vertical. It messes up the curved slot for some reason. Everything else appears good.

I'm not exactly enamored with LibreCAD, anyways. I seem to fight it a lot. Any other open source software that people use? Dan, I know you've suggested DraftSight, but I can't seem to get them to send me my activation email and have not been able to use it.

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Re: Suggestions?

Post by admin » Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:04 pm

Hi Dan,

The originals were made with AutoCAD 2007 and seem to load okay in DraftSight. I'll take a look at the arcs and see if there is something that can be done.

Dan

Jjf2x
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Re: Suggestions?

Post by Jjf2x » Wed Jul 12, 2017 10:35 pm

I'll have 3d models creates by the end of the week and can save them off in many different formats. If that helps. :ugeek:
Thanks,
jjf2x

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Re: Suggestions?

Post by admin » Thu Jul 13, 2017 1:39 am

You will rock U.

lj240
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Re: Suggestions?

Post by lj240 » Sat Jul 22, 2017 6:18 am

I also have Fusion 360 and SolidWorks. So I can also provide files if anyone is interested.

LeonJ :D

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Re: Suggestions?

Post by srice » Fri Aug 25, 2017 8:18 am

I started to play with the CAD files last night - started to pull some of the shapes into FreeCAD (Open Source 3D CAD). I noticed a few small issues - cases where arcs didn't quite meet line segments. Fortunately, there really aren't that many pieces to this design so it will be a matter of finding the free time to do the work and posting them in a GITHJB repository.

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Re: Suggestions?

Post by admin » Fri Aug 25, 2017 11:46 am

Thanks Steve!

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Re: Suggestions?

Post by JustFloyd » Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:32 am

I'm using AutoCad 2017. Just got the cad files, I'll be checking to make sure there are no problems with my version.

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