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    Source for blueprints - old military arms

    Can anyone recommend a source where a fella might find blueprints for old military arms?
    Thinking stuff like broomhandles to lahtis

    Think they would make interesting reading.

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    Well, it would have To be open source, unless you’re after things like DaVinci’s prints and similar era. There’s a few sites that list plans and books of diagrams from the pre cartridge era.

    Anything modern would be easiest to source links in the 3D printer community. They’d ferret out old RFPs and released plans acquired from defunct manufacturers that didn’t get absorbed by somebody. I think there’s even copies of the Avro Arrow blueprints out there. I know I’ve seen some for assorted military ships.

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    Im not necessarily looking for free.

    You can buy ar, m14, ak, 1911, etc prints all over the place.

    Looking for unique stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Macds View Post
    Im not necessarily looking for free.

    You can buy ar, m14, ak, 1911, etc prints all over the place.

    Looking for unique stuff.
    I think on CGN somebody was selling ship blueprints. Not sure if they were full sets or not. Used/Rare book dealers, especially if they have a maps section they advertise would be your best brokerage place.

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    Last edited by Stew; 10-26-2020 at 04:23 PM.

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    Never seen blue prints of anything. Exploded drawings, of which there are lots, are not blue prints.
    There are Lahti pistols as well as the anti-tank rifle.

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    Correct on both points.

    Yes, there are lots of BLUEPRINTS available out there, just not for the old stuff Im interested in looking at.

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    might be able to find engineering drawings at patent office

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    steam game world of guns......free

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