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Neil Wyatt20/01/2019 13:42:50
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Alibre Design run a competition, you can vote on the entries in the current competition here:

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Plenty of designs that will interest forum members.

If anyone wants to know more about a design I may be able to put folks in touch.

Enjoy.

Neil

<edit> I should credit the engine above to David Milway.

Edited By Neil Wyatt on 20/01/2019 13:43:31

Bazyle20/01/2019 13:55:31
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I hope their long term support of their software is better than their support for internet browsers. The website does not function on IE 11 on Windows 7. No don't tell me to use some other browser it's a company controlled laptop. The webpage only needs to support some pictures and links all trivial stuff in 1999 so no need to use geeky features of the latest version.

David Milway12/02/2019 22:33:10
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The original model was published in "The Model Engineer and Electrician" starting March 1923.

A 3D PDF can be down loaded from "https://sites.google.com/site/davesmodels/" where you can also see some of the other models I have created.

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Dave

Edited By JasonB on 13/02/2019 07:42:06

JasonB13/02/2019 07:05:06
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Or if you want to see one being built in the flesh have a look here. With the original drawings being easily available on the net there are several 3D versions about and at least one set of redrawn plans for building from scratch as the castings in my earlier link are hard to come by.

David Milway13/02/2019 09:25:06
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Fantastic!

The author "Axel" who published the design in 1923 said it would make a good model.

He was correct.

Dave

David Milway13/02/2019 14:57:25
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Opps that should have been "Axle"

Neil Wyatt13/02/2019 19:19:47
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Your rendering is pretty good too, David

David Jupp13/02/2019 19:36:53
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Some of you may have seen latest newsletter from Alibre today - David Milway won 1st place in the competition (wonder if that was anything to do with visitors from here voting....).

 

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Neil Wyatt13/02/2019 22:46:29
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Posted by David Jupp on 13/02/2019 19:36:53:

Some of you may have seen latest newsletter from Alibre today - David Milway won 1st place in the competition (wonder if that was anything to do with visitors from here voting....).

Interesting that 1st to 3rd were all classic 'model' subjects!

Neil

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