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CAD file for HF trailer?

Postby sheila » Mon Jun 29, 2009 4:00 pm

Does anyone have a model of the 5' wide HF trailer that they would be willing to share? I'm using SpaceClaim, but I can import quite a few different formats. 3D would be nice, but 2D would also work.
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Postby absolutsnwbrdr » Fri Jan 29, 2010 4:52 pm

I'm also looking for HF trailer CAD model, but in the 4x8 version... anyone?
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Postby mikeschn » Fri Jan 29, 2010 5:24 pm

I have the 4x8... and you can probably just stretch it to get to the 5x8.

Let me eat dinner first... I'll be back in a bit...

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Postby absolutsnwbrdr » Fri Jan 29, 2010 5:49 pm

Thanks Mike!

(but I forgot to mention that I was looking for an AutoCAD format... hope thats not a problem!)
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Postby mikeschn » Fri Jan 29, 2010 5:56 pm

Autocad can read a number of different formats, including SAT and Step.

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Postby mikeschn » Fri Jan 29, 2010 7:29 pm

Tell me if you can read this...

http://www.mikenchell.com/images/4x8hf.stp

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Postby absolutsnwbrdr » Fri Jan 29, 2010 8:25 pm

hmm... im runnin AutoCAD 2010 and it doesnt read that filetype
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Postby mikeschn » Fri Jan 29, 2010 8:40 pm

that's really strange... it should...

okay here's the sat version... if you can't read that then Autocad is in the dark ages...

http://www.mikenchell.com/images/4x8hf.sat

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Postby chorizon » Fri Jan 29, 2010 9:48 pm

mikeschn wrote:that's really strange... it should...

okay here's the sat version... if you can't read that then Autocad is in the dark ages...

http://www.mikenchell.com/images/4x8hf.sat

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I clicked on the link for the .stp and my machine wanted to open a text file. I saved the file, renamed it with a .stp file extension, and then opened it in Solidworks. It opened with a perfect assembly file with (67) separate part files attached. Very nice!

That's the cleanest file conversion I've made in a while! Thanks for the info...for future use of course! :thumbsup:
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Postby mikeschn » Sat Jan 30, 2010 5:22 am

Joshua,

We only do clean files here! ;)

:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Postby absolutsnwbrdr » Sat Jan 30, 2010 9:55 am

Darn AutoCAD!! It would at least let me try to open that last file, but then said invalid file contents.


I guess I can draw up a sketch for my model if someone could give me a couple quick numbers... I just need deck height and distance wheel is from back of the trailer.
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Postby mikeschn » Sat Jan 30, 2010 10:05 am

I just exported it out as an Autocad 2007/2008 file. Give that a try...

http://www.mikenchell.com/images/4x8hf.dwg

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P.S. You'll probably want to move the wheel rearward. The default location isn't good.
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Postby absolutsnwbrdr » Wed Feb 03, 2010 10:50 am

Awesome work Mike! Thanks!
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Re: CAD file for HF trailer?

Postby toypusher » Tue Feb 14, 2012 7:25 pm

Thanks
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