instrument faces

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  1. tired wings

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    Is this a resource you can suggest for detailed drawings or blueprints for instrument faces or dials. I am sure there must be some CAD drawings somewhere?
     
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    What instruments, and what aircraft?
     
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    Spitfire and Mustang. I am sure these are quite popular, so there must be loads of resources.
     
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    I made a reproduction P-47 control panel using mostly original instruments. I can take some closeup pictures and post them if you want.
     
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    That would be fantastic, thank-you.
     
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    Here they are. Pardon the dust, I didn't realize it was that dusty until I looked at the pictures. I took all the pictures the same distance from the panel so the sizes should be relative to each other with the exception of the OX Gage, Blinker, and Oil pres which are on a sub-panel which was a little closer so they appear bigger. The smaller ones are 2 1/4" and the larger ones are 3 1/8". The gyro horizon and gyro compass are odd sizes I can't remember off hand.
     

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    That looks great! Are all of the instruments original and period, if so, you must have looked under rocks to find all of them! Great job and thanks for the help/pictures.
     
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