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bralee
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Garden Hose

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12-08-2011 04:19 PM

I am trying to design a piece that will go on the end of a garden hose. My piece should have a female garden hose thread, but Inventor 2012 does not appear to have that thread in it. How can I make a custom thread to make this work?

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JDMather
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Re: Garden Hose

12-09-2011 04:21 AM in reply to: bralee

Do you want a physical thread or a cosmetic representation?
Attach your file here.

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dirk
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Re: Garden Hose

04-19-2012 10:32 AM in reply to: bralee

I am also having this issue with my part.  I need my piece to attach to a garden hose and cannot find the right thread.  What did you do to fix the problem. 

 

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ampster
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Re: Garden Hose

04-19-2012 11:06 AM in reply to: dirk

just curious, is this a training assignment?

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Re: Garden Hose

04-19-2012 11:51 AM in reply to: dirk

dirk -

 

a hose thread is not an NPT.
I think I would model the thread.

but first

I would start over on your part and do it differently - you are doing wayyyy too much work.
You might start here http://home.pct.edu/~jmather/skillsusa%20university.pdf

your Sketch1 is not constrained.

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