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American Force Truck Wheel

Postby rorcustomfab » Wed Jan 04, 2017 9:28 pm

i have a Drawing for some custom wheels i need help with i cant seem to get them right thanks.

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Re: Help needed on drawing

Postby Alan Shirley » Thu Jan 05, 2017 2:08 am

not sure what your after, not sure how much detail hope this helps. I left the writing out didn't know if you wanted it in.
should be ok but check and clean up before cutting

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Re: Help needed on drawing

Postby acourtjester » Thu Jan 05, 2017 9:37 am

Hi Alan
What software did you use to trace that wheel??
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Re: Help needed on drawing

Postby Alan Shirley » Thu Jan 05, 2017 2:40 pm

hi
i did the wheel by hand using a mixture of corel draw and solid edge.
wasn't possible to get good trace thro corel so just made circles and drew key components then circular pattern tool.
pretty simple when you break it down as its only geometric shapes.
I tweaked it this morning and sorted some issues, even included the lettering

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Re: Help needed on drawing

Postby acourtjester » Thu Jan 05, 2017 5:49 pm

Thanks for the reply nice work I use Inkscape but images like that you cannot do a quick trace, wanted to see if there was a better way.
I'm to cheap to buy those expensive packages. :o :lol: :lol:
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Re: Help needed on drawing

Postby Larry83301 » Thu Jan 05, 2017 6:08 pm

acourtjester wrote:Thanks for the reply nice work I use Inkscape but images like that you cannot do a quick trace, wanted to see if there was a better way.
I'm to cheap to buy those expensive packages. :o :lol: :lol:


If you look around you can get many software programs reasonable. I just looked and found " Corel DRAW Home and Student Suite X7 (3-Users)" for less than $40. Not bad if you use less then 3 computers. :lol: Other software can be found for a reasonable price if you look around. :D :D


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Re: Help needed on drawing

Postby acourtjester » Thu Jan 05, 2017 7:15 pm

I be looking around
whoops not to many students my age :lol: :lol: well Amazon has home and student for $47. may need to jump on that.
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Re: Help needed on drawing

Postby Alan Shirley » Thu Jan 05, 2017 8:20 pm

I bought it because solid edge wasn't doing it for me in the arty area, sure its great for structural parts but anything else Corel draw for me.
I've been self taught with Corel over many hours because I needed answers I couldn't find on the net, like anything the more you use it the more proficient you become with your package and then nothing really phases you. sure I could spend a few more hours tweaking bits and pieces on any drawing that I convert for people, but once people see what can be done then maybe it'll inspire them to have a go at converting images, after all at the end of the day its not that hard once you learn the programme

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Re: American Force Truck Wheel

Postby plasmapros » Thu Mar 02, 2017 10:14 am

WOW ALAN, killer work on this one!

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Re: American Force Truck Wheel

Postby Alan Shirley » Thu Mar 02, 2017 4:52 pm

plasmapros wrote:WOW ALAN, killer work on this one!


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Re: American Force Truck Wheel

Postby OTHill » Thu Mar 02, 2017 5:46 pm

Than I got a question.How does Corel draw home and student X7 compare with Coreldraw x7? education?
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Re: American Force Truck Wheel

Postby runninwild400 » Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:53 pm

Make sure it will save as a dxf, I have a home and student version and it will not save as a dxf.
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Re: American Force Truck Wheel

Postby OTHill » Fri Mar 03, 2017 7:45 pm

Thanks that's kind of what I thought.
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