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BrianTRice

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CAD drawings for layout/planning
« on: December 22, 2016, 10:22:42 AM »

I adopted the lightweight CAD tool Onshape early this year in a first attempt designing struts for my Parabellum windscreen.

Later, I've been trying to plan the use of fairings and gradually learned enough to make reasonably good 3d models of the frame and attachment points. Onshape is somewhere in between open source CAD tools and a basic but professional tool like AutoCAD (I learned various CAD systems in the early 90s so I'm aware of what's possible).

Here's a link to the document (accessible if/when you have an account):
https://cad.onshape.com/documents/e3bb3824fba139759c9d3674/w/83113afb297bc208976b0513/e/4a20b26317d137b898bafe8c

And I'm attaching some screenshots (incrementally).


These drawings were entirely made from measurements and from the outlines used in Zero's manuals. There's an STL scan of a 2014SR available by one forum member but I found it too difficult a skeleton to work with in Onshape. Anyway, let me know if you can contribute or what you'd like to see. So far, I have the frame (crudely), the wheels (less crudely), and the various chargers.
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Re: CAD drawings for layout/planning
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2016, 10:23:55 AM »

2015+ DS/DSR front wheel.
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Re: CAD drawings for layout/planning
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2016, 10:24:34 AM »

Various chargers.
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Re: CAD drawings for layout/planning
« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2016, 01:04:08 AM »

That is some good CAD work.  I have some CAD skills myself. I would like to see more on your fairing. 
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Re: CAD drawings for layout/planning
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2016, 02:52:21 AM »

Thanks. I've been advised to get a 3D mouse so I have a used one on order via EBay now to handle surface nuances better.

I forgot to note that I can export these to DXF etc


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Re: CAD drawings for layout/planning
« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2016, 02:54:56 AM »

Also there are scanning programs that use your mobile phone camera. It's not super precise but it provides a nice framework to build on.
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