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3D modelling of MacM

Post by Wayne nicol » Sat May 05, 2018 10:48 pm

Its a long shot, but does anyone know if the :macm: has been modeled in one of the 3D CAD , boat design programmes?

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Re: 3D modelling of MacM

Post by DaveC426913 » Sun May 06, 2018 8:23 pm

This came up a long time ago.
Not that that has any bearing on asking now, just sayin'.

If it's any consolation, I am near to completion of my model of the X in LEGO bricks... :P

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Re: 3D modelling of MacM

Post by NiceAft » Sun May 06, 2018 10:02 pm

DaveC426913 wrote:This came up a long time ago.
Not that that has any bearing on asking now, just sayin'.

If it's any consolation, I am near to completion of my model of the X in LEGO bricks... :P

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Re: 3D modelling of MacM

Post by Baha » Mon May 07, 2018 2:36 am

Probably sails better than most :macx: .... :)

JK

Really.... :)

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Re: 3D modelling of MacM

Post by RussMT » Mon May 07, 2018 12:08 pm

Does this count?

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Re: 3D modelling of MacM

Post by NiceAft » Mon May 07, 2018 12:14 pm

I don’t see why not.

By the way, is it to scale? :wink:

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Re: 3D modelling of MacM

Post by Highlander » Mon May 07, 2018 1:03 pm

NiceAft wrote:I don’t see why not.

By the way, is it to scale? :wink:

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Well lets find out !
https://www.amazon.ca/Ozeri-Professiona ... 8mneddno_e

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Re: 3D modelling of MacM

Post by Wayne nicol » Wed May 09, 2018 9:48 am

thanks guys, yer all crazy ya know, suffering from obsessamacitus!! :D

but in the interim, i have found a Naval Architect, that has done full renderings of the macm .
so i will forge ahead with him.
many thanks all!

now my son wants to build lego sailboats :x
:D 8)

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Re: 3D modelling of MacM

Post by K9Kampers » Wed May 09, 2018 9:55 am

A few years ago, someone here did some fantastic cad renderings of the :macm: in a fantasy design exploration thread. However, those images may be lost due to Photobucket Phiasco!

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Re: 3D modelling of MacM

Post by Wayne nicol » Wed May 09, 2018 10:08 am

thanks K9,
i did a search, but i found nothing, however i have found this NA that has done them, now i can get a move on with my planned projects.
one of them is an entire rig change- to an unstayed rig,
and the other is some structural, and hydrodynamic redesign and modifications.

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Re: 3D modelling of MacM

Post by K9Kampers » Wed May 09, 2018 10:12 am

One of the designs this member did was that of two :macm:'s attached at the beam to make a catamaran!

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Re: 3D modelling of MacM

Post by Wayne nicol » Wed May 09, 2018 10:29 am

wow, that would be quite the monster boat :)
personally, i could not see the merits in that, as the cat concept allows for high speed motoring and excellent sailing.
but progressive thinking none the less.
guessing it would have to be a marina boat then.

i am just looking to make my boat more user friendly, i want a rig that i can set up and strike in minutes, not the hour that it currently takes
i want to be able to use the boat in trawler mode- with the mast and boom in the gallows, without hindering the cockpit, and have the ability to easily set up the rig, while on the water, if need be.
then the other project, is to improve the performance under power, without compromising the already compromised sailing performance anymore.
which inadvertently- i will possibly be compromising a tad, due to the rig change.
Lots of work ahead!! :?

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Re: 3D modelling of MacM

Post by K9Kampers » Wed May 09, 2018 11:02 am

Wayne nicol wrote:... i want a rig that i can set up and strike in minutes, not the hour that it currently takes...
Take some inspiration from this!... rig up & go

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Re: 3D modelling of MacM

Post by Wayne nicol » Wed May 09, 2018 11:23 am

pretty cool :D

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Re: 3D modelling of MacM

Post by RussMT » Wed May 09, 2018 12:04 pm

If anyone has an AutoCAD of a Mac it's Tomfoolery. He does this stuff while waiting for his coffee.

Any CAD files would be a great asset to share if someone comes up with one.

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