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How to draw this?

[IMG]https://s17.postimg.org/xvgmgapu7/Vibrator_Arm.png[/IMG]

See the drawing of mine in attached ACAD file (it's not finish yet).

Is there something wrong with my drawing?

The R 0.81 make me confuse because it doesn't fit to the drawing.

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It is not unusual that these types of drawing exercises have erroneous or missing information.

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Rather than drawing a 2D isometric, I'd recommend 3D modeling the part and then creating an isometric view of it. You could use the model documentation tools to set up the view. Add the annotation in paper space using associated dimensions that have the isometric settings added to them.

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[quote name='ReMark']It is not unusual that these types of drawing exercises have erroneous or missing information.[/QUOTE]

If you say so, why my drawing result is different from the problem (see below image)?

[IMG]https://s14.postimg.org/czjupzy69/Vibbartor_Arm_2.png[/IMG]

[quote name='3D generator']Rather than drawing a 2D isometric, I'd recommend 3D modeling the part and then creating an isometric view of it. You could use the model documentation tools to set up the view. Add the annotation in paper space using associated dimensions that have the isometric settings added to them.[/QUOTE]

I am practicing my 2D drawing skill, 3D modeling is a lot easier than 2D drawing.

So, do anyone know where the mistake I made or the problem might slight error?

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If you look at the diagrams, it is apparent to me that the 1/2"R fillet at the bottom is tangential horizontally, but not vertically.

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I agree, 3D modeling is easier than 2D isometric drawing so why not use it? 2D isometric drawings are for software that can't handle 3D geometry. If you can 3D model it you should as it's faster and more accurate.

As far as fixing the existing 2D isometric goes, it looks like the isocircle diameter at the left end of the part is too big. If you reduce it to match the intended intersection it should fix the drawing.

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Eldon is correct. See below.

I would also agree that 3D is much easier and faster, so why don't you use it to your advantage? Create the 3D model and then generate your isometric view from the model.

As I always say, use the right tool for the job and work smart, not hard. Edited by Cad64

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Agree with Eldon and Cad64

2*.81 = 1.62, 1.94 -1.62 = 0.32 so not a full tangent hor & vert.

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[quote name='eldon']If you look at the diagrams, it is apparent to me that the 1/2"R fillet at the bottom is tangential horizontally, but not vertically.[/QUOTE]

You were very observant. How did you notice that?

[quote name='Cad64']Eldon is correct. See below.

I would also agree that 3D is much easier and faster, so why don't you use it to your advantage? Create the 3D model and then generate your isometric view from the model.

As I always say, use the right tool for the job and work smart, not hard.

[IMG]https://s9.postimg.org/gtkd6niov/Cad64.png[/IMG]
[/QUOTE]

Thank you guys for the clue and hint.

[IMG]https://s9.postimg.org/8x92pugu7/Vibrator_Arm_Corrected.png[/IMG] Edited by basty

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[QUOTE]You were very observant. How did you notice that?[/QUOTE]Your 1st image clearly shows the 1.94 dimension. See my other post.

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How do you create a dimension like the pic in post [URL="http://www.cadtutor.net/forum/showthread.php?102669-How-to-Draw-This-Thing&p=696903&viewfull=1#post696903"]#1[/URL]?

The lettering position look right than the AutoCAD.

Can AutoCAD do a letter position of dimension like the pic in post [URL="http://www.cadtutor.net/forum/showthread.php?102669-How-to-Draw-This-Thing&p=696903&viewfull=1#post696903"]#1[/URL]?

If yes, how to do that?

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Yes, users can create proper looking isometric dimensions using AutoCAD. The topic has been covered here in the past. You can also find tutorials about isometric dimensioning online. Edited by ReMark

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[quote name='ReMark']Yes, users can proper looking isometric dimensions using AutoCAD. The topic has been covered here in the past. You can also find tutorials about isometric dimensioning online.[/QUOTE]

I found this tutorial:

[URL="https://www.neit.edu/blog/index.php/2015/09/autocad-placing-your-dimensions-and-text-on-the-right-angles-for-isometric-drawings/"]AutoCAD: Placing your Dimensions and Text on the right angles for Isometric drawings[/URL]

How do I open the "Text Style Dialog Box" as shown in above tutorial in ACAD2014? I am using AutoCAD Classic in ACAD2014.

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I found another tutorial:

[URL="https://thesourcecad.com/how-to-make-isometric-dimension-and-text-in-autocad/"]How to make isometric dimension and text in AutoCAD[/URL]

But I can't do it right.

Please show me an example such as how to create a dimension and text like this:

[IMG]https://s9.postimg.org/bp6l5a5nj/isodim.png[/IMG]

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ST is the Keyboard shortcut for Text Style, unless you have changed it.

You just posted 2 links showing you how. What else do you need to know? Show what you have so far or ask a particular question about what part of those 2 links you are not understanding.

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[quote name='SLW210']ST is the Keyboard shortcut for Text Style, unless you have changed it.

You just posted 2 links showing you how. What else do you need to know? Show what you have so far or ask a particular question about what part of those 2 links you are not understanding.[/QUOTE]

As I already said, I can't do it right.

Please show me an example of how to create a dimension and text like this:

[IMG]https://s9.postimg.org/bp6l5a5nj/isodim.png[/IMG]

Maybe I can do it for the rest if someone show me one example here.

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This is what I get after watching a tutorial:

[IMG]https://s9.postimg.org/absqfbd5b/isodim2.png[/IMG]

I use the DIMEDIT command as the tutorial said.

But the text does not look right.

Can someone please teach me how to modify the text so that it look like below?

[IMG]https://s9.postimg.org/bp6l5a5nj/isodim.png[/IMG]

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Try this. Click on the dimension and in your Properties palette change the oblique angle to 30.

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The .19 dimension (bottom right) should run horizontally, not vertically. Those isometric dimensions are hard to get right.

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[quote name='basty']I can't see the Properties palette. Where is it?[/QUOTE]

You should be able to select the dimension object, right click, and find Properties on the menu that appears.

I keep my Properties windows docked on the left side. It's easier than opening and closing it all the time.

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basty: Perhaps a Basic AutoCAD course might do you some good.

View tab > Palettes panel >[B] Properties[/B] icon or input the command [B]Properties [/B]at the command line and press the Enter key.

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[quote name='ReMark']basty: Perhaps a Basic AutoCAD course might do you some good.

View tab > Palettes panel >[B] Properties[/B] icon or input the command [B]Properties [/B]at the command line and press the Enter key.[/QUOTE]

Where is this View tab located?

Don't forget that I am using AutoCAD 2014 in classic mode.

This is the Properties palette I get (see below image) by selecting the dimension > right click on it > then choose Properties.

There is no "oblique" option in the Properties of mine.

[IMG]https://s9.postimg.org/4mh38qgxb/prop.png[/IMG]

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Basty, look at the top of your properties panel where it says "[B]No Selection[/B]". You need to have something selected in order to view its properties. Maybe you should take ReMark's advice and take a basic Autocad course.

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