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by un1corn
Sat Jan 11, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Uploading of files.
Replies: 5
Views: 398

Uploading of files.

A request for information chaps, Often I get requests to upload the files pertaining to the steam engine models I post. I am not uncooperative the files are very often just to large to post. What is the maximum size file I can upload which could be easily accessed by others, I do not have a drop box...
by un1corn
Sat Jan 11, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: Elmers Wooden beam engine
Replies: 5
Views: 1858

Re: Elmers Wooden beam engine

The file of parts for this model is 6MB and so unable to post here, I used Assembly 2 in FC V0.16 and worked from the base up, after having created subassemblies of the Moving, con-rod and valve beams and also the crankshaft.
by un1corn
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: Elmers Wooden beam engine
Replies: 5
Views: 1858

Elmers Wooden beam engine

This was done on FC V0.16 in November 2017. only took a couple of days.
The plans are by JDW Draughting services NZ and can be found here:- http://www.vapeuretmodelesavapeur.com/telechargements5/
by un1corn
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: The most efficient what to do this?
Replies: 5
Views: 314

Re: The most efficient what to do this?

Not sure if this is what you are trying to achieve, as your pattern was not dimensioned or constrained I just guessed at final object. This comprises 3 files. The first is the tube, the second is the shape you wish to remove, the third is an assembly, importing the tube then the pattern shape, then ...
by un1corn
Mon Nov 18, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: Taifun Bison from 1970
Replies: 5
Views: 1994

Re: Taifun Bison from 1970

Nice modeling Dirk.
by un1corn
Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: W.Allchin steam traction engine
Replies: 12
Views: 3417

Re: W.Allchin steam traction engine

As vocx kindly pointed out I should have noted "assembled with A2plus V0.4.25 WB " NOT "Assembly v0.4.25 WB" sorry for any confusion.
by un1corn
Sun Nov 17, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Problem with Gear Teeth in the side of a simple cylindere
Replies: 11
Views: 509

Re: Problem with Gear Teeth in the side of a simple cylindere

Hi Supdoc, looks like Papybalaise has you covered.
by un1corn
Sat Nov 16, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Problem with Gear Teeth in the side of a simple cylindere
Replies: 11
Views: 509

Re: Problem with Gear Teeth in the side of a simple cylindere

Not sure if this is what you are trying to achieve.
If not please be a little more specific.
by un1corn
Sat Nov 16, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: W.Allchin steam traction engine
Replies: 12
Views: 3417

Re: W.Allchin steam traction engine

I forgot to note that the steering cable/rope/wire should have been a chain, but I was unable to generate it.
by un1corn
Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: W.Allchin steam traction engine
Replies: 12
Views: 3417

Re: W.Allchin steam traction engine

Re information requested I started this model on 7th July 2019 and completed the assembly on 20th October. There are 723 individual parts + 20 sub-assemblies + several calculation sheets, template models for LH/RH parts and inner formers where the thickness and or extrude tool would not cope. I am u...

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