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Big Dave 06-05-2013 06:18 PM

Template Dimensions
Anybody have a x-y coordinate table for the Hucho template?

I am attempting to reduce it to sheet metal and need to generate a full-size pattern.

freebeard 06-06-2013 02:29 AM

Bolus Papoose
Silver Streak
I owned one of those years ago.

Here's a cutting pattern for a non-template boattail.
That's the best I can do painlessly.

jime57 06-06-2013 12:33 PM

I have not seen xy coordinates on this site. But there are detailed notes in hyperlink #551 on this thread:

You do realize I assume that you will have to resize the numerical data to fit the max height of your vehicle. The Template measurements are made from the ground, not bottom of car or any other ref. This has been the technical position of the author of the template.

ChazInMT 06-06-2013 02:24 PM

Hey Dave, When I built my aerocap a few years back I made full sized drawings printed on large format printers at Kinkos and a local blueprint/drafting type shop. They were relatively cheap.

The drawings were based on MS Word Draw images which I converted to PDF files at 1/10th scale. When they printed them, they chose a 10X print size and Voila. The final product ended up within 1/8th inch over the largest part which was sure close enough for my world.

Here's what I had printed.

Based on this side view.

It looked like this.

*Note: These were made before I had learned about the template, so the final product was sloped too steep. It still worked OK.

Here is the last picture I took of it.

(It was cluttering my garage up)

Xist 06-06-2013 03:06 PM


Originally Posted by ChazInMT (Post 375085)
(It was cluttering my garage up)

Top Gear would be proud.

jime57 06-06-2013 07:57 PM


Originally Posted by ChazInMT (Post 375085)
(It was cluttering my garage up)

Did you gather any performance data:confused:

ChazInMT 06-06-2013 08:24 PM


Originally Posted by jime57 (Post 375143)
Did you gather any performance data:confused:

Uh..It burned good....smoke was sorta greyish.

I never had a precise measurement, but I noticed an uptick in my MPG by about 10% and the handling in the winter icy roads was remarkable, it really made the truck more stable at highway speeds. It just felt planted and wanted to go straight compared to the many "Grab the seat with my butt cheeks" moments I'd have without it on wintery roads.

betasniper 06-06-2013 09:51 PM

From my post #553 in Aero Streamlining Template part C:;d=1370031338
(Closer than the table I made in post 551)

freebeard 06-06-2013 11:10 PM

Not Craigslist?

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