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Forum topic by Gene Howe posted 1606 days ago 862 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Gene Howe

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1606 days ago

Does anyone know where I can find exact silhouettes of different models of pistols?
I make presentation boxes and must have the piece in my shop until the boxes are finished. Many guys don’t want to part with “Betsy” for that long.
Thanks to you all.
Gene

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton


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antmjr

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#1 posted 1606 days ago

why don’t you draw the silhouette by yourself? you can get the silhouette magnified by the offset of the pencil (actually half diameter of the pencil), that’s to say what you need if you will use a router with the right template follower. If I did something similar, I’d fix the pistol on the paper by means of some plasticine, 2-3 points, and then I’d draw the siluette carefully.
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hope my answer isn’t completely idiot :-)

-- Antonio

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jussdandy

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#2 posted 1606 days ago

check into a blue gun, it is a plastic non firing gun that you can practice with without using a real gun, home defence courses use them a lot,I belive they have a lot of diffrent ones.

-- Randy I have the right to remain silent, just not the ability ; )

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BrianA

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#3 posted 1606 days ago

How about scanning it Or photo copy?

Brian

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UnionLabel

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#4 posted 1606 days ago

Gene, here you go. http://www.clipartlab.com/pdf_bitmap/clipartlab_guns_bitmap.pdf

-- Methods are many,Principles are few.Methods change often,Principles never do.

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Gene Howe

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#5 posted 1606 days ago

Thanks everyone, for all your good suggestions.
Looks like I’ll be tracing them.
Gene

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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LeeG

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#6 posted 1605 days ago

Take a photo with a good camera from directly above with a ruler laying flat on top of the gun. Resize the image until the ruler is 1:1 size and print.

-- Lee in Phoenix

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Gene Howe

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#7 posted 1605 days ago

Thanks, Lee.
I’ll give that a shot, also.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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