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Old 09-29-2019, 04:34 PM
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I am more or less at the same stage. I added some more structures to check clearances etc.

You cannot have the GTN-650 too high up as it will interfere with the canopy release mechanism.

I also have two round gauges. One is for the EI Commander and maybe I'll add a PAI-700 compass.

A question for you: I have the Garmin components, but where did you get the CAD files for the switches, ELT panel and the other components.

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Old 09-29-2019, 04:37 PM
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Thanks. Using Google Photo is like playing the lottery, some show up some don't.
I'll check what's going on...

Changed to Smugmug, should be working now.
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Old 09-29-2019, 05:02 PM
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Thanks. Using Google Photo is like playing the lottery, some show up some don't.
I'll check what's going on...

Changed to Smugmug, should be working now.
Smugmug photo visible.

BTW Google photo tips at http://www.vansairforce.com/communit...d.php?t=134640
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Old 09-30-2019, 04:57 PM
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Google Photo's strikes again! Can't see the pic in the quoted link because Google Photos won't work reliably on this forum even if you do everything perfectly correct.
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Old 09-30-2019, 05:06 PM
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Google Photo's strikes again! Can't see the pic in the quoted link because Google Photos won't work reliably on this forum even if you do everything perfectly correct.
Here's a google photo:

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Old 09-30-2019, 05:13 PM
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Here's a google photo:
Want to take dibs on how long it will last?

There are a few special accounts that Google does not randomly change links on. Nobody seems to be able to explain why. One theory is that migrated Picasa accounts don’t change and remain fixed. Who knows?
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Old 09-30-2019, 05:28 PM
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Want to take dibs on how long it will last?
I don't see it as a contest but some photos of mine have lasted since Jan 2017. That may be my first photo posting.

http://www.vansairforce.com/communit...37&postcount=9
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Old 09-30-2019, 05:52 PM
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I don't see it as a contest but some photos of mine have lasted since Jan 2017. That may be my first photo posting.

http://www.vansairforce.com/communit...37&postcount=9
Are you using a migrated Picasa account? If you are that may add weight to the theory of why some Google accounts work long term while others don’t....

If not I guess the theory is busted.
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I am more or less at the same stage. I added some more structures to check clearances etc.

You cannot have the GTN-650 too high up as it will interfere with the canopy release mechanism.

I also have two round gauges. One is for the EI Commander and maybe I'll add a PAI-700 compass.

A question for you: I have the Garmin components, but where did you get the CAD files for the switches, ELT panel and the other components.

Garmin supplies downloadable 3D models on their web site for all of their G3X equipment. Go to their manuals page, and click G3X 3D Models - .STEP

For the switches, buttons, lamps and knobs, many of the components have 3D models available on DigiKey for download.

For the items without downloadable models, I just mocked up something simple based on the hole cutouts and (if available) drawings. I ended up doing my own models for the ELT remote, pull cables, vents, USB charger, hobbs, circuit breaker, parking brake handle, and round steam gauges. If anyone needs any of these I could figure out how to export the models.
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Old 10-01-2019, 01:36 PM
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Garmin supplies downloadable 3D models on their web site for all of their G3X equipment. Go to their manuals page, and click G3X 3D Models - .STEP

For the switches, buttons, lamps and knobs, many of the components have 3D models available on DigiKey for download.

For the items without downloadable models, I just mocked up something simple based on the hole cutouts and (if available) drawings. I ended up doing my own models for the ELT remote, pull cables, vents, USB charger, hobbs, circuit breaker, parking brake handle, and round steam gauges. If anyone needs any of these I could figure out how to export the models.

What CAD software are you using ?
Many of them have export functionality for STEP.
Solidworks was too heavy for my laptop so ended up with FreeCAD. It reads IGN and STEP files.
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