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Autocad drawings?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by K5KrisB, Apr 28, 2002.

  1. K5KrisB

    K5KrisB Registered Member

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    Does anyone have autocad drawings of K5's or any other 4wd vehicles. I would really like to see some if anybody is willing to share. Thanks
     
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    I don't play w/ AutoCAD...it sucks! I play w/ SolidWorks...it rules!

    I have modles of the frame for my 1st gen blazer as well as the rear bumper I plan on making for it. I also have some other stuff that is "non-truck related".
     
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    How do those things work?

    Is it easy to learn?
     
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    AutoCAD isn't too easy to learn but is cheep (only like $1000).
    SolidWorks is easy to learn...but tough to master. It also costs like $2500.
     
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    Where can I get some info about Solid works? I have Auto cad2000, but Im curious about the other.
     
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    Get Kazaa!!!
     
  8. Brian 89KBlazer

    Brian 89KBlazer 1/2 ton status

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    Actually; for the cost of the program & simple 2D drawings; AutoCAD is pretty good. /forums/images/icons/smile.gif

    I have designed all my Blazer components in AutoCAD & find it works quite well for measuring angles, surface areas, etc. I've also used it to check the rotation patterns of suspension components, etc.

    K5KrisB: I've got most of the Blazer body, frame (my new frame), etc drawn up in AutoCAD LT97 (what we have here at work). You're welcome to a copy if you'd like.
     
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    That would be great! You can send them to my email. Thank you very much.
     
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    <font color=blue> Send em my way too please !
     
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    The drawing is sent.......you have mail!! /forums/images/icons/laugh.gif

    Hope it's of some use
     
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    And they are great, you did an absolutely fantastic job on these. Thanks again for sharing!!

    Marty---
     
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    Thanks Marty! /forums/images/icons/blush.gif
     
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    DAMN!!! $1000, I don't know who's selling it, but they are losing money. AutoCAD runs US$3,295. It is really not a good program at all for 3D work, but for drafting, it's hard to beat. As for Solidworks, it's a quality program, I've got nothing bad to say about it even though it is one of my biggest competitors. Inventor is another nice 3D modeler. Real similar to Solidworks. About the only MAJOR difference is who makes the two. Back in the day, there was one decent drafting package and one or two modelers. Times have changed and it can be hard as hell to tell two different modelers apart anymore.

    As for AutoCAD vs. Solidworks or the ease of use issue... AutoCAD is bone simple to run, same with most any CAD package, it's just like anything else, the deeper you get into it the tougher it gets.
     
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    Alright Brian, you been holding out? Send those things my way. I'll see if I can make em into a solid model for ya /forums/images/icons/smile.gif

    kyle.pope@ecadinc.com
     
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    Can you send me the drawings/
     
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    It's all yours Kyle! /forums/images/icons/smile.gif ......you also have mail! /forums/images/icons/laugh.gif
     

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