CAD Software What CAD Program do You Design With

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  1. Jan 22, 2019 #31

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    Usually pencil and paper :) I do have a copy of TurboCad which I use when I need precision.
     
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  2. Jan 23, 2019 #32

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    Formerly Solidworks when as a university student. It spoiled me with ability to do airfoils and math based equations. I’ll have to buy a copy someday literally.
     
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    AutoCAD 2018.
     
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    AutoCAD for 2D, AutoDesk Fusion for 3D
     
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    For most of my internal rocket parts I use TinkerCAD. It’s betond dead simple & works from a browser on (almost) any computer. When I need something more powerful than that, Fusion 360 (free for hobbyists) or Solidworks ($20 for veterans) work great.
     
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    Jolly Logic mechanical components (cases, mounts, Chute Release parts) were designed in Autodesk Inventor.
     
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    Rhino for 3D, AutoCAD LT for 2D. It's good to work for an engineering company.
     
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    I have tried inkscape for converting pictures and PDF files to DWG files for laser cutting at work. Never had much luck with it. I seen good reviews with it though. Have you had good luck?
     
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    Fusion 360

    Learning curve but comfortable with it now after a couple of months of learning.
     

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