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by un1corn
Sun Mar 03, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: 2 Engine steam plant
Replies: 7
Views: 1656

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: 1656

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: 1656

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: 1656

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: 263

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: 263

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.
by un1corn
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Question on drawing dimensioning.
Replies: 6
Views: 263

Question on drawing dimensioning.

OS: Windows 10 Word size of OS: 64-bit Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit Version: 0.16.6712 (Git) Build type: Release Branch: releases/FreeCAD-0-16 Hash: da2d364457257a7a8c6fb2137cea12c45becd71a Python version: 2.7.8 Qt version: 4.8.7 Coin version: 4.0.0a OCC version: 6.8.0.oce-0.17 Hi Guys. In the attac...
by un1corn
Fri Feb 08, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: Twin Cylinder Steam Engine Model
Replies: 7
Views: 3048

Re: Twin Cylinder Steam Engine Model

Well done, do we have another steam enthusiast out there?
by un1corn
Fri Feb 08, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: Triple cylinder vertical steam engine.
Replies: 6
Views: 1503

Re: Triple cylinder vertical steam engine.

FAO. ppemawm.
As promised, I attach files for quadrant and worm gears.
I have not radius-ed all the quadrant teeth to save space.
You will see the steps involved when you go through the file.
Hope this helps.
by un1corn
Mon Feb 04, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: Triple cylinder vertical steam engine.
Replies: 6
Views: 1503

Re: Triple cylinder vertical steam engine.

FAO. ppemawm.
Sorry, I am unable to add the quadrant gear file for you to view as it is B.27 MB and to large include.
I will look at it again to see if I can reduce the file to be able to attach.

Is there a way to include larger files here?

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