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Jan 12, 2010, 02:48 PM
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Your B-58 is really nice.

DAG
Thanks... Your B-36 is awesome, there's alot of work in that baby, really nice job on the build too, I'll be watching that one.

Dean
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Jan 12, 2010, 03:00 PM
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Nice blackbird. what size are you planning on doing?
90mm fans and it should be roughly 8 feet long.
Jan 12, 2010, 04:53 PM
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2009 Projects by Mike James


Here are some of mine from 2008 and 2009...
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Jan 12, 2010, 05:33 PM
EDF rules... :)
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Originally Posted by roscoedude
Nice work guys!

Here's a few of my CAD models, I tend to keep them on the simple side to make them easier to dissect into cut files, if it goes that far, the details can always be added later on if needed.

Dean
Dean,

Cool Douglas 558-1 looks pretty cool. I started on one for 60mm fan. Just the outlines of the fusleage and the wing and stab. Will do it in Inventor when time comes to finish the design.

Cheers,
Eric b.
Jan 12, 2010, 06:24 PM
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Dean,

Cool Douglas 558-1 looks pretty cool. I started on one for 60mm fan. Just the outlines of the fusleage and the wing and stab. Will do it in Inventor when time comes to finish the design.

Cheers,
Eric b.
Thanks, that one was a quickie, if you want a copy of the CAD model as a para-solid, or other format of choice, to use for your project, shoot me a PM...

Dean
Jan 12, 2010, 07:15 PM
EDF rules... :)
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Thanks, that one was a quickie, if you want a copy of the CAD model as a para-solid, or other format of choice, to use for your project, shoot me a PM...

Dean
Hi Dean,

Thanks for that, but as with you it is part of the hobby to do the design work. I would ask where you got the 3-view? I used one from Nasa but it was small and not a lot of detail.

Cheers,
Eric B.
Jan 12, 2010, 08:23 PM
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Hi Dean,

Thanks for that, but as with you it is part of the hobby to do the design work. I would ask where you got the 3-view? I used one from Nasa but it was small and not a lot of detail.

Cheers,
Eric B.
I totally understand, I'm the same way.... and yeah, that's the same 3-view I used, pretty generic, but was good enough for a quickie .
Good luck with your design.

Dean
Jan 12, 2010, 10:29 PM
EDF rules... :)
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Thanks Dean, look forward to seeing more of your models.

Eric B.
Jan 13, 2010, 06:15 AM
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I am surprised at the quality of these. Congratulations to all who contributed.

I only have a Fairchild 24 in 2D Autocad, that is my best CAD project. The model is under construction since 12 months or more.. I may post the plan soon, it is still under modification as the construction requires.

A link to the construction thread:

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=958835

Bulent
Jan 13, 2010, 06:29 AM
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Thanks... Your B-36 is awesome, there's alot of work in that baby, really nice job on the build too, I'll be watching that one.

Dean
Thanks,
The B-36D took 8-9 years to design, and there is a build thread over on giant scale electrics if you want to see the build.

I have always wanted to build a B-58 EDF, but this size I want would be the challenge. I want the wing to be about 8' in span.

Great 3D work you have there.

Thanks, DAG
Jan 13, 2010, 07:13 AM
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Impressive work Mike James.

Claus
Jan 13, 2010, 07:32 AM
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It is just awesome. Mike, is that Catia? Is the render software distinct from the CAD software? Or is it built in?

Michael
Jan 13, 2010, 02:54 PM
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Tools...


Thank you, clausxpf and mcg.

Catia is waaaaaay out of my budget. All the work I showed here was done with Luxology's "modo 401". ( http://www.luxology.com ) I switched from Carrara Studio a couple of years ago, and absolutely love this software. Modeling, rendering, animation, 3D painting, etc., all in one package.
Jan 13, 2010, 04:22 PM
Build it again, Sam!
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Air X - I could show you several pics but the report on the machines is unfortunately written in German!

So perhaps a kind of sneak preview...


The very first mil job Feed is about 1m/min ( without cooling agent - ( in respect to the cam))

DIY Mill First Job (0 min 21 sec)


Here the HWC engaged using my DIY CAM

DIY Hot Wire Cut (1 min 13 sec)


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