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    programs used?

    i was wondering what programs people used. i plan on using auto CAD for my base then uploading into solid works or inventor to get the materials and mechanical workings finished.
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    Re: programs used?

    Quote Originally Posted by trig009 View Post
    i was wondering what programs people used. i plan on using auto CAD for my base then uploading into solid works or inventor to get the materials and mechanical workings finished.

    I believe Solid Works is popular, as is Solid Edge

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    Re: programs used?

    thank you for responding, i have been looking at the designs page and there were a lot of helpful posts on programs to use.
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    Re: programs used?

    I use a combination of SolidWorks and WorkNC CAD for design and WorkNC or CamTool for the machining.

    Great combo but pricey. Nice when someone else owns it!

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    Re: programs used?

    I have autocad '10, Alias Automotive2010, and Rhino, Rhino is the easiest/ cheapest, alias can turn out a better product tho. havnt used soildworks yet tho.

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