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Best Simple Drafting Software?

Discussion in 'Computer Applications and 3D Modeling' started by alaskaforby4, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. alaskaforby4

    alaskaforby4 Senior Member

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    Does anyone know of a good program for drawing up some fairly basic designs?
    I'm not looking for high end, just a program for whipping out bid estimate drawings, septics and driveways.
    Thanks
     
  2. muddauber

    muddauber Member

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    I used TurboCad for a while - think you can buy it for about 40 bucks online - it's not the full fledged autocad but it's not 2500 bucks either. It worked fine for me doing the same thing you are talking about - drawing schematics for job submittals etc. Good luck.
     
  3. alaskaforby4

    alaskaforby4 Senior Member

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    Thanks, just bought it
     
  4. VoodooMojo

    VoodooMojo Senior Member

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    muddauber is right on the money!
    I use turbocad for electronic schematics and other drawings.
    I also use it to draw up the outlines for making printed circuit boards.
    priceless!
    well, not exactly, 39.99 to be more truthful.
     
  5. bethany22

    bethany22 New Member

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    I agree to what muddauber. Turbocad works fine for me which I have been using for almost a year. You can download their free trial version by visiting their site and you can use it right away. :)