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Simpler RF Connector
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November 28, 2017, 04:07:58 PM
Nice little Brass RF Connector I had to make for our website, with all the issues I am having with TurboCAD Deluxe I was very happy with how it came out.
Be kind :)

James B

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November 29, 2017, 02:13:21 AM
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Well James,

    it looks like a good job to me.   
    Thanks for the opportunity to view.  8)

Regards Tim

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* December 06, 2017, 11:04:04 PM
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Nice one James, get the platinum version and youll be rocking!

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December 07, 2017, 02:06:57 PM
#3
Nice one James, get the platinum version and youll be rocking!

Thanks Daz,

Ans as for the Platinum version, hmmmmm....... I have been looking at get AutoCAD as I feel like I have mastered TurboCAD Deluxe (Apart from the issues I've had hahaha) and now want to upgrade.
Do you know if the Platinum version is better than AutoCAD? Or what are your thoughts on this? I have to talk my boss into the upgrade (Which should be easy since he is blow away by my work so far :)

Dont want to waste money...

Please find attached my newest drawing i-Pex connector

James B




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* December 07, 2017, 03:40:01 PM
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James, in my opinion TurboCAD Pro Platinum is easier to master than AutoCAD. Why?

Its the interface that makes it easier to navigate to the required tools and functions. Moreover that entire forum of experts ( Im not one now but maybe someday ) that make the journey so much more rewarding. Personal achievement and improvements from my experience have shaped my experience that Im very comfortable in being able to draw almost any mechanical device that I can imagine and do it easily in TurboCAD.

TurboCAD is far cheaper that Autocad in price point and bang for buck. I was at the same point you about 20 months ago and I did a lot of checking based on features and tcw won hands down. Check for yourself on autocad versus TurboCAd and others, you wont be disappointed.

Hope this helps.

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TCW V21, 2016 & 2017 PP, Animation Lab V5, Graficalc, TCMap, TurboPDF V2-V3 & Lightworks mostly
Windows 10 Home ed. i7 @ 3400Ghz, 16GB, Nvidia 960GTX 4GB ram, 2TB HD, 500GB SSD & 128GB SSD

Good better best
Never let it rest
Until your good is better
And your better is best


December 10, 2017, 01:13:34 AM
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Nice one James, get the platinum version and youll be rocking!

Thanks Daz,

Ans as for the Platinum version, hmmmmm....... I have been looking at get AutoCAD as I feel like I have mastered TurboCAD Deluxe (Apart from the issues I've had hahaha) and now want to upgrade.
Do you know if the Platinum version is better than AutoCAD? Or what are your thoughts on this? I have to talk my boss into the upgrade (Which should be easy since he is blow away by my work so far :)

Comparisons to AutoCAD are not very detailed.  You could look here (https://www.g2crowd.com/compare/autocad-vs-turbocad) for an overview, but most of the specific data will be in the comments that people have made for each product line.

Comparing Platinum to Deluxe can be done here (https://www.turbocad.com/content/turbocad-2017-compare-key-features), but you'll have to do specific research on the Help page for functions or capabilities that interest you.

Alternatively, you can look at tutorials and demonstrations on YouTube (this is a link for 2017's Platinum version: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=turbocad+platinum+2017.


Jeff

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* December 11, 2017, 09:55:29 AM
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I have never used Auto Cad. That said, IMO stick with TCAD. Price of AutoCAD can be quite higher than TCAD. And since you have learned TCAD Deluxe, the jump to Platinum will be easier than learning a whole new system.

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December 11, 2017, 03:40:36 PM
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AutoCAD no longer has the buy-it-and-have-it forever option.  You can rent it by the month or by the year (IIRC), but the monthly rental is about the same as TurboCAD's annual rental.


Jeff


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December 12, 2017, 04:22:29 PM
#8
Thank you all for your responses they are very useful.

How about out in the world, what is the most recognized program? IE if I have to start looking for jobs (If this one goes south :( )


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December 12, 2017, 04:34:31 PM
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How about out in the world, what is the most recognized program? IE if I have to start looking for jobs (If this one goes south :( )

AutoCAD and SolidWorks are the most widely-known mechanical CAD.  AutoCAD because it was pretty much the first to get used in professional environments on personal computers (it was the first I saw at Northrop back in the 80s).

SolidWorks had essentially no copy protection and was easy to pirate until about 10 years ago, so it was widely used by people who wanted higher-end capabilities and, when they got hired by companies that were creating CAD departments, this was the software their new employees used.


Jeff

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* December 12, 2017, 10:33:42 PM
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I don't think even autodesk likes autocad anymore.
They seem to focus on developing their specialized software like revit whilst  just maintaining autocad.
(I could be shot down in flames for saying that).
I would buy turbocad platinum, it has a perpetual license which means you don't have to upgrade every year.
We have most of the same 3d tools as autocad. (maybe more). We do have some cool tools.
A lot of features that are extra with autocad are included in turbocad platinum. So even if autocad is in your budget you might have to pay extra for simple features which are included in turbocad.
I have never managed to trial a newer version of AutoCAD but I have trialed a few imitation AutoCAD programs and although I am from an autocad background I find that I much prefer Turbocad system now. Even though those programs are within the same budget as TC platinum I would still choose Turbocad over those programs.
Trial as many programs as you can before making your decision.

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* December 15, 2017, 02:28:47 PM
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James just to clarify Autodesk Maya 2017 can not import dwg or dxf files from Autodesk Autocad 2017
and
Autodesk Autocad 2017 can not export dwg or dxf files to Autodesk Maya 2017

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Good better best
Never let it rest
Until your good is better
And your better is best


December 22, 2017, 12:18:48 PM
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Looks great! Same as we use at Tait.

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