A great project with easy to follow template plans to make a Hotchkiss M1914 Machine Gun.
Plans to build a 1:1 scale replica of the Mle 1914 Hotchkiss machine gun and tripod mount.
The plans set includes 13 pages of full sized plans in pdf format on A0 (1 sheets), A2 (7 sheets), A3 (5 sheets) and a large format full sized reference photograph.
All parts drawings are full sized sized templates. As the plans are full size, measurements can be taken direct from the drawings – no scaling required – with the measure tool which has been included in the Adobe software.
All Parts Drawings and Assembly Drawings are also included in AutoCAD DXF format.
The Plan Set includes full sized templates in Vector Graphics format (compatible with popular CNC and CAM Software) to avoid marking out errors and make for a simple straight forward build.
Basic metal working and home workshop equipment is required to complete this project and there is some welding to be done on the receiver, Barrel Shroud and Bipod Legs if you chose to make the replica from Steel..
A 103 page photograph album of build pictures is also included in the plan set.
The plan set includes 9 no. 300x500mm full sized parts cutting templates in Adobe PDF format for machine CNC or Band saw cutting of every piece for the replica.
14 no. AutoCAD Parts files in DXF format are included in the plan set for reference and ease of machining parts
The plans set also includes a large format reference photograph.
Printing guide and Unit Conversion guide is also included in the plan set.
The Plan Set for the Hotchkiss M1914 gun also includes plans for the Tripod pintle and base as shown in the photographs.