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    Fusion is not free, it is only free in certain...

    Fusion is not free, it is only free in certain circumstances.

    According to their terms, copied and pasted below:
    Fusion 360 is free for startups generating less than $100K per year in total...
  2. Sounds like you don't need help with FUsion, you...

    Sounds like you don't need help with FUsion, you need help with how to do 3D parts.

    Fusion can certainly program this part, and the programs can be run assuming you machine and tooling can handle...
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    Generative design is cool and all, but I'm not...

    Generative design is cool and all, but I'm not convinced it was required to make that fixture, or that the fixture had to be 3D printed. Considering the part being milled, they could have simply...
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    A lot of the argument here is people thinking...

    A lot of the argument here is people thinking Fusion 360 is a CAM product, and that's kind of the problem. It's not a CAM product, it's a mechanical design product that happens to do CAM.

    If you...
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    8% or 18%? If it's 8, it's the lowest...

    8% or 18%? If it's 8, it's the lowest maintenance rate in the industry.
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    So first there was Fusion 360. Then they added...

    So first there was Fusion 360.
    Then they added Fusion 360 Ultimate because it had more advanced stuff.
    But Ultimate really didn't have that much more that was worthwhile, so they stopped selling...
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    Maybe some of it will be on the cloud and you'll...

    Maybe some of it will be on the cloud and you'll need your cloud credits.
    Re: Inventor CAM 2020 instead of Inventor HSM 2020 (Namechange) - Autodesk Community
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    if you want made in the USA, ball screws, and can...

    if you want made in the USA, ball screws, and can 3Dprint as well as basic mill - check out the BOXzy. It's totally hobby/entry level, but it's solid.
  9. It would be a next logical step to removing the...

    It would be a next logical step to removing the SolidWorks version.
  10. The 2D version of HMSWorks has been free for...

    The 2D version of HMSWorks has been free for years, and probably still is. If it's good enough, you can do it free.
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    It sounds interesting, but as already pointed...

    It sounds interesting, but as already pointed out, make sure the dimensional accuracy after sintering, and porosity/density will meet your requirements. I believe the MarkForge metal printer works in...
  12. Baby steps. You have to be able to make the...

    Baby steps. You have to be able to make the simpler but large dome shape in additive manufacturing before you can make more complicated shapes (think packaging) utilizing generative design and...
  13. Thread: NX good,bad,ugly

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    NX online learning advantage is actually pretty...

    NX online learning advantage is actually pretty good. It's not free, but it covers a lot of the product, and you can learn a lot from it, especially if you are a little familiar with some other...
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    Not horses, but pigs. Spam is made with pork.

    Not horses, but pigs. Spam is made with pork.
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    Interesting first post.

    Interesting first post.
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    DOes the part look like that? Are you sure it's...

    DOes the part look like that? Are you sure it's just not how their shaded stock simulation looks?
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    I'm not sure I would agree with your premise. If...

    I'm not sure I would agree with your premise. If someone went to the Autodesk execs and said they wanted funding to make a brand new product catered to job shops, I doubt it would ever get green...
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    What is your confidence level on whether, or how...

    What is your confidence level on whether, or how long, FeatureCAM sticks around?
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    I think max length of a CAT6 wire run is 100...

    I think max length of a CAT6 wire run is 100 meters. You may be able to run a wire from your house to another wifi router in your shop. Could help some of your problems.
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    Sure there is, if you're an existing customer and...

    Sure there is, if you're an existing customer and rent new seats after Oct 7th. In that case you're paying 60% more. (assuming the majority of lower tier users who don't use any of the functions...
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    When you say 10% surfacing, what types of parts,...

    When you say 10% surfacing, what types of parts, or how complex? That could limit several of the programs right away.

    Do you want machine simulation? For the millturn, 3+2 and 5-axis that may be...
  22. People have been doing it for a while now....

    People have been doing it for a while now.
    3ders.org - 3DP Unlimited's large format X1 3D printer lets you print bigger | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

    You may want to download a...
  23. Thread: 5 Axis Mill

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    Fusion is quite easy to use for 3+2 axis...

    Fusion is quite easy to use for 3+2 axis indexing, but their simultaneous 5-axis cutter paths for mold/die work you may find lacking. However, if your "inconvenient details" includes concave corners...
  24. Autodesk had (and evidently still has) some...

    Autodesk had (and evidently still has) some issues with licensing over the last couple months - CAD Nausem reported on it regarding AutoCAD, but I would not be surprised if Inventor was affected as...
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    I have the Monoprice maker ultimate, which will...

    I have the Monoprice maker ultimate, which will allow a layer resolution of 0.02mm - where most FDM 3d printers are 0.1mm- it's met my needs but I would not call it relatively quick, espeically at...
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