Purchase highly detailed CAD drawings on prints or Cd-Rom (.pdf format) that contain rendered isometric or 3-D views of all parts, to build a historically detailed 1/3 scale model of a Colt 1874 Gatling Gun. Simple lathe and mill work,no complected parts. No castings necessary.On hand or easily obtained materials of steel,brass or bronze, in there proper places. Barrel sources and materials are listed in the plans. We scaled down a full size for reference. Basic plans include,Gun with tripod,single column gravity feed magazine,also high capacity Broadwell feed drum,featuring 16 stations of 14 rds. each for a total of 224 rds. Deluxe plans include all of the above and the field carriage plans,complete. Details or help? Call 985-229-8160 9AM to 5PM C.S.T.
D&E Model Drawings have developed a scaled down version of the historic Broadwell Feed system,which was used on the 1871 to 1883 Gatling Guns.The scaled down version is accurately reproduced to fit and function on all 22 cal models.It was tested on guns made by several builders, including Dale Detrict,and reported no problems, with flawless function.All plans from D&E include the Broadwell feed at no extra cost. CAD plans for the Broadwell feed can be ordered separately at $12.95 and postage. It will adapt to all .22 caliber models of any origion. It consists of 16 stations of 14 rounds each for a total of 224 rounds. No castings necessary, just brass or bronze bar stock..
Finished dimensions: Overall length 21 in.(gun) / 39 in.(gun and carriage). Overall height from floor 20 in. Scale field carriage has 18 in. diameter wheels. Breech diameter is 2 3/8 in. Uses 10 .22 cal. barrels, each 12 11/16 in. long by 0.465 inch OD.
Click on the links below to view some direct excerpts from the highly detailed model gun plans:
Photos & Links
Click on the links below for photos of the finished gun, as well as links to relevant web sites and pictures:
- Gun and tripod
- Gun and tripod 2
- Gun and field carriage
- Broadwell drum feed system
- Broadwell drum and gun on tripod
- Drum feed, Gat Gun, & Field Carriage 1
- Drum feed, Gat Gun, & Field Carriage 2
- Drum feed, Gat Gun, & Field Carriage 3
- Gun and creator, Douglas Schneider
- Side View
- Gun and tripod from back
- Gun and field carriage, rear
Ordering & Support
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Remember, a completed model is not just a mechanically
functioning piece of history, but truly a work of art - a very valuable
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