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    Today, 03:36 AM
    Evan replied to a thread help bending t6 aluminum in General
    "Unless the material is very anisotropic ..." High strength heat treated aluminium sheet metal is quite anisotropic. The rolling and stretching...
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    Today, 03:26 AM
    Evan replied to a thread help bending t6 aluminum in General
    The wings on many fighter jets are machined from a single block. I have watched it being done. It has something to do with budget... added:...
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    Today, 12:41 AM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: personal note in General
    That remains to be seen. What I really need is some genetic testing and at least one of those tests may not be able to be done in Canada. Even the US...
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    Today, 12:29 AM
    Evan replied to a thread help bending t6 aluminum in General
    @CalM I agree with your suggestions. (all of them)
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    Today, 12:09 AM
    Evan replied to a thread help bending t6 aluminum in General
    "Have I missed in any aspect there of?" Just one. The alloy. 7075 is used in aircraft and sometimes in critical parts such as landing gear. It...
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    Yesterday, 11:41 PM
    Evan replied to a thread help bending t6 aluminum in General
    Aircraft are designed as light as possible with a 50% safety margin. That why they can fly. It isn't a bridge. Crossed posts. Aimed at Boomer ...
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    Yesterday, 11:19 PM
    Evan replied to a thread help bending t6 aluminum in General
    You cannot offer correct advice without knowing the alloy. It is not acceptable to bend T6 7075 aluminium even if it looks ok afterward. 7075 will...
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    Yesterday, 10:55 PM
    Evan replied to a thread help bending t6 aluminum in General
    Aircraft aluminium is my original training and work experience with metal. What has been written so far in this thread is of no help since the...
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    Yesterday, 10:21 PM
    Evan replied to a thread Anger management. in General
    Morphine is a natural body chemical and is present in all sorts of things such as milk. The body uses opiates as a regulator of neurotransmitters,...
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    Yesterday, 09:55 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: personal note in General
    I very much appreciate all the good wishes. However, this isn't some serious emergency issue, just some testing to do. Still, it is nice to have...
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    Yesterday, 08:56 PM
    Keep in mind that bolts are not generally made with a specified alloy (unless specifically so stated). Bolts are made to a strength specification...
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    Yesterday, 07:49 PM
    Evan replied to a thread Anger management. in General
    I haven't been following this thread but have read some of it. Basically, when something wrong happens while using a tool in my shop I have just one...
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    Yesterday, 06:44 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: personal note in General
    Just an update; I am still not in the hospital. I come after any emergency patients and our hospital has very limited facilities being in a remote...
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    01-29-2015, 12:26 PM
    Evan replied to a thread grinding hss in General
    I would normally say "no problem" but I must sign off now because I am about to get ready to head to the hospital. Bring it back up if you wish in a...
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    01-29-2015, 12:14 PM
    Evan replied to a thread grinding hss in General
    Identifying aluminium oxide wheel types by colour only applies within a brand. White, blue, pink etc. means nothing when comparing brands. The colour...
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    01-29-2015, 07:27 AM
    Evan replied to a thread Instructional Revolution in General
    A very good example of what changes have been brought about by the incredible availability of knowledge is the medical field. It used to be the sole...
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    01-28-2015, 06:30 PM
    Animation is well covered by the Sketchy Physics plugin. There is a new version available that fixes many of the bugs in version 3.2 and also adds...
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    01-28-2015, 05:22 PM
    " Or, are there features of SketchUp that simply don't work in perspective mode" Correct. Try zooming very close to a vertex in both modes. You...
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    01-28-2015, 02:01 AM
    Added: I assume you are working in orthographic mode. If not, then change to it. If not already done make each cube a group. Then use the ruler...
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    01-28-2015, 01:46 AM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: personal note in General
    It will be interesting. I am very curious as to what they may detect that I haven't. Unfortunately, because we live in a remote part of this province...
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    01-28-2015, 01:18 AM
    See here: http://help.sketchup.com/en/article/70142 and this search: http://tinyurl.com/nqxgt62
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    01-26-2015, 11:12 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: Fog in General
    Nice.
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    01-26-2015, 10:37 PM
    There is a plugin that gives Sketchup what you need to use it in 2D mode. It works pretty well. ...
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    01-26-2015, 09:57 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: personal note in General
    "Don't give the Nurses a hard time." It doesn't get like that very often any more... I have been tentatively scheduled for Thursday. They were...
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    01-26-2015, 02:57 PM
    Everything you do in Sketchup should be placed in a group(s). This is how you prevent nasty interactions between various collections of lines and...
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    01-26-2015, 02:41 PM
    Evan started a thread OT: personal note in General
    I have just been informed that they have room for me at the hospital. When I go in it will be for as long as a full week. I will be taking my tablet...
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    01-26-2015, 02:43 AM
    SketchUp isn't intended for 2D CAD. It can do it but that isn't what it is meant for. It is a 3D modeller and especially one that can be used to make...
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    01-25-2015, 06:55 PM
    "Wow........ You mean it's an add-in?" No, it isn't. There are many ways to very accurately move things in SketchUp, but they are not obvious....
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    01-24-2015, 10:56 PM
    It works properly for me using Chrome. I have never searched my way here before. It came to the forum correctly using URL www.homeshopmachinist.net....
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    01-24-2015, 10:35 PM
    If you have used any other CAD for any length of time trying SketchUp may be confusing. It is not the same as "standard" CAD although it does the...
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