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by un1corn
Wed Apr 03, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: Simple Set Design
Replies: 7
Views: 945

Re: Simple Set Design

Nicely Done.........
by un1corn
Sat Mar 30, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: Traction engine
Replies: 10
Views: 2164

Re: Traction engine

Apologies to Julius for mispronouncing and spelling his name.
In fact I have a passion for steam driven vehicles and machinery, and NO I am not living in the past, these engines have a character and strength of their own.
by un1corn
Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: Traction engine
Replies: 10
Views: 2164

Re: Traction engine

Does not have a 'Super heater' per se, so have posted the boiler assembly FYI, hope it helps.
by un1corn
Sun Mar 24, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: Traction engine
Replies: 10
Views: 2164

Traction engine

Designed by Julian DeWaal, other images available........
by un1corn
Sun Mar 03, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: 2 Engine steam plant
Replies: 7
Views: 2126

Re: 2 Engine steam plant

FAO 'sgrogan' Assembly method I generally use is to create sub-assemblies, in this case the two engines and the boiler first, then really work from the ground up. I tend to leave angular and compound angled components to the last as these parts seem to take longer to check for interference and overl...
by un1corn
Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: 2 Engine steam plant
Replies: 7
Views: 2126

Re: 2 Engine steam plant

JDW = Julius de WAAL, based in New Zealand
Collection can be found at www.vapeuretmodelesavapeur.com.
If you are not familiar with French language use Google translator.
by un1corn
Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: 2 Engine steam plant
Replies: 7
Views: 2126

Re: 2 Engine steam plant

Took around 4 weeks from start to finish, being only partially mobile spend a lot of time on PC.
by un1corn
Tue Feb 26, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: 2 Engine steam plant
Replies: 7
Views: 2126

2 Engine steam plant

Complete steam plant includes 2 vertical steam engines.
Single cylinder engine named "Hercules", two cylinder engine named "Neptunes".
From JDW NZ collection.
by un1corn
Thu Feb 21, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Question on drawing dimensioning.
Replies: 6
Views: 285

Re: Question on drawing dimensioning.

I Can now see the grab point, the default setting for it was so low that it was invisible even on my 23" monitor.
I will look at V 0.18 when the stable version is released, it's dark back here in the late middle ages...........
by un1corn
Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Question on drawing dimensioning.
Replies: 6
Views: 285

Re: Question on drawing dimensioning.

Thanks meme2704, I had thought of this but had hoped there was a way using the 'add grab point' I appreciate your input.

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