Richelieu Superstructure

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  1. mdtest

    mdtest New Member

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    My Big Gun Richelieu is 20 years old. I traced the Goff plans back then to make SS pieces. This summer, I used the original patterns to make a quick and dirty foam SS. I'm building a Richelieu Part Duex and want to make a nicer SS. I've found some great 3D STLs online GrabCAD & SkethFab, but it's the whole ship, that's a huge mesh to convert.

    Does anyone have digital 2D plans of the Top & Side view of the Richelieu, preferably not Goff plans. I can use those in Fusion 360 to make a nice SS I can print.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. bsgkid117

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    French ships original builder plans are mostly available online due to the Marine Nationale archives being open to the public. One moment....

    Try this link. Should be plenty to model a superstructure... (link removed due to site redirect being fishy)
     
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  3. darkapollo

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    I was working on one a while back for Curt.. but I never did get around to finishing it. I guess I should.

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    So.. what year? The super structure changed drastically between launch in 1940 and the end of the war in 1945.
     
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  4. mdtest

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    Thank you sir! That is more than I could have hoped for.
     
  5. mdtest

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    The download link brings in nothing but viruses.
     
  6. darkapollo

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    Interesting.
    You could always just save the image files
     
  7. bsgkid117

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    I actually just tried to download them myself and noticed that the domain that used to host their .zip files looks like it expired and is now one of those scammy redirect domains.

    You can click on each individual picture and download them that way, but I would advise against trying to download the "complete hires set" at the bottom. I have a copy of the complete set, let me see if I can find it and I'll upload it myself here.


    View: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1abzaBLnb_3HJpR0xbDSP7t2zg7F5V_fK/view?usp=share_link


    That's my own .zip copy of all those Richelieu plans from about 4 years ago if not longer. Feel free to download and use as needed.
     
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  8. mdtest

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    Thank you. Saving the sites images works but gets very distorted when scaling to 144.
     
  9. JustinScott

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    Duffy…. Did you bring the photos into fusion & try scaling them there or are you scaling them outside of fusion?

    I get this sense that fusion wouldn’t actually scale the images, it would scale everything else around it…. That said, im just guessing.