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by Z71Man
Thu Dec 13, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: Floating Koozie for launch on Kickstarter
Replies: 5
Views: 1217

Re: Floating Koozie for launch on Kickstarter

Thanks! Yes, I've had some fun with it. And some late nights on FreeCAD-it can be addicting. I've gone through 4 different 3D printing suppliers before getting that final durable prototype. I'm definitely also frustrated by all the different can sizes. Don't worry, once I'm in production, the Coors ...
by Z71Man
Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: Floating Koozie for launch on Kickstarter
Replies: 5
Views: 1217

Floating Koozie for launch on Kickstarter

From FreeCAD, to prototypes, to a launch on Kickstarter! I used FreeCAD (V .15, Win 7) to develop the design for a newly-patented floating koozie. It uses a pivoting ballast arm to keep a drink upright in the water. The arm then folds up so it can sit flat on land. After 64 iterations of the design ...
by Z71Man
Sat Mar 12, 2016 5:03 am
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Just wanted to say thanks.
Replies: 4
Views: 610

Re: Just wanted to say thanks.

I completely agree. FreeCAD is outstanding. I took an autocad class 15 years ago and haven't done any CAD since then. In 4 days of my spare time I'm basically completely up to speed on it and have completed the designs that I wanted to work on-it's been great. Unfortunately, I know nothing about pyt...

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