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by jmaustpc
Sat Jan 16, 2021 7:57 am
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: New project : La-9 (rc warbird) for 3D printing
Replies: 28
Views: 4131

Re: New project : La-9 (rc warbird) for 3D printing

HardRock wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:10 pm
jmaustpc wrote: ↑
14 Jan 2021, 22:40
I am sitting here in summer the Australian outback with my air conditioner going! :lol:

Lucky man!
My children said to say the same as you, but in reverse, they think you are so lucky because you could make a snowman with all that snow! :D

Jim
by jmaustpc
Sat Jan 16, 2021 7:38 am
Forum: Developers corner
Topic: [RFC] standalone measurement panel for FC
Replies: 12
Views: 572

Re: [RFC] standalone measurement panel for FC

domad wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 7:30 am
Have you tried this workbench / macro,
That is Mario's Workfeature Macro. His is a long time member and his work is great.
by jmaustpc
Fri Jan 15, 2021 6:17 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: I forgot to create a Body, can I recover?
Replies: 5
Views: 278

Re: I forgot to create a Body, can I recover?

Read the FreeCAD wiki, for Ubuntu there is a daily ppa
by jmaustpc
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:40 am
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: New project : La-9 (rc warbird) for 3D printing
Replies: 28
Views: 4131

Re: New project : La-9 (rc warbird) for 3D printing

It flies Seriously impressive! Well done. :) At the end I lost control because I have flew wihout gloves this time and after a minute I could no feel my finger anymore. Russian winter... I had to laugh at that! I am sitting here in summer the Australian outback with my air conditioner going! :lol:
by jmaustpc
Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:50 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: techdraw with stl files and crashes
Replies: 19
Views: 441

Re: techdraw with stl files and crashes

meh. I wont remodel it. I am not going to spend hours and hours learning freecad when i can spit out models quickly in the solid modler i use. I was just looking for a decent way to make working drawings. then what are you bothering with STL for, unless you are using a really stupid application it ...
by jmaustpc
Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:48 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: techdraw with stl files and crashes
Replies: 19
Views: 441

Re: techdraw with stl files and crashes

whats this step file or iges you mention? IGES and STEP (STP is the same thing as STEP) are industry standard exchange formats for CAD data. IGES is extremely old and is limited in some ways, it should only be used where there is no STEP. STEP is the current industry standard, it represents a prope...
by jmaustpc
Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:45 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Curved Chamfer or gradual extrusion - how?
Replies: 11
Views: 402

Re: Curved Chamfer or gradual extrusion - how?

Is that a v0.19 Feature? With my release version installation v0.18.4 nothing shows up when loading that file, instead some error messages Cheers Peter G'day Peter, that release version is now so old that most of us have long since moved to 0.19 branch releases. There are currently well over 6 thou...
by jmaustpc
Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:39 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: SVG files?
Replies: 3
Views: 98

Re: SVG files?

Version: 0.18.4 (GitTag) If you are going to use TechDraw workbench then FreeCAD 0.18.4 is obsolete, you need to use FreeCAD 0.19 dev snapshots as there are a lot of bug fixes and all the new features in TechDraw. You may find that you no longer need to use an external SVG editor any more, dependin...
by jmaustpc
Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:31 am
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Thoughts On FreeCAD?
Replies: 5
Views: 352

Re: Thoughts On FreeCAD?

lunkwill wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:09 pm
and it's missing the sheet metal features,
It likely is but I just wondered if you had seen the SheetMetal_Workbench in the add on External_workbenches list in the FreeCAD wiki, installable from the add ons manager built into FreeCAD 0.19?
by jmaustpc
Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:24 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Has anyone else switched to FreeCAD?
Replies: 8
Views: 467

Re: Has anyone else switched to FreeCAD?

coperandr54 wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 6:10 pm
reeCAD another shot (didn't work on my Mac)
FreeCAD does work on Apple, many users here use it regularly. Apple is always more difficult to support compared to Linux or Windows.

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