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Siress 07-18-2010 11:47 PM

Gargoyle 3D Model (.sldprt)
 
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Once again, I'm posting this so that those that design and develop parts for paintball guns can effectively have this gun in their hands. I'm still looking into a free program that allows users to view and manipulate .sldprt files, but nothing has come up yet. It's sometimes very easy to get solidworks, though; as a college student, it's on every campus computer and available to students for free. I know that a lot of college libraries are public, and the computers there may have solidworks running.

For the time being, all I have is the attached IGES files. I'm working on finding someone willing to host the 28MB of .sldprt files.

Enjoy!

http://i41.tinypic.com/16bel1x.jpg

Angelballer 07-19-2010 04:09 AM

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Looks good Siress. I need to get the new SW. Even 2009-2010 won't open the files. E-drawings has a 15-day trial which is where this screen shot is from.

Siress 07-19-2010 04:13 AM

Huh. I'm running 2010 S3.1 on the machine that modeled all of these, so I'm not sure why they won't open for you.

Angelballer 07-19-2010 12:14 PM

The student edition of SW for 2009-2010 is actually 2009 SP3.0. Sorry about the confusion. I know I could open your phantom part files but I can't with these so I assume you were using SW2009. Just means I have to ask around work for the new edition.

Siress 07-27-2010 08:39 PM

Just had a minor fiasco in-house with the same reverse compatibility issue. It's really very annoying, and unnecessary.

dukie 08-08-2010 10:25 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Siress (Post 1408082)
Just had a minor fiasco in-house with the same reverse compatibility issue. It's really very annoying, and unnecessary.

Yes they are screwing us all every year with their subscriptions & forced compatability upgrades. If you bug them enough they will give you older versions with your new versions though :)

tymcneer 08-08-2010 10:31 PM

How about saving it in another format?

Stereo Lithography (.stl)
STEP (.stp)
IGES
DWG/DXF

Most programs will read those formats.

Has anyone besides me checked out HeeksCAD/HeeksCNC It is a Python based free CAD/CAM system. I do NOT care for the CAD portion, but the CAM/CNC portion will produce usable, but not optimised gcode.

HeeksCAD and HeeksCNC

Ty

Siress 04-12-2012 02:15 PM

Any interest in re-uploading these?

I can save them all as IGES files with ease now, so that can happen too.

Jaccen 04-12-2012 02:18 PM

More shared information is always good information (even if I can't personally use it :) ).

big jim 04-12-2012 06:17 PM

Yes, I would like to see these as well.


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