Back in the day

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Back in the day

Unread postby vishnu » Mon Mar 11, 2013 10:15 pm

In the days before CGI we drew 'em by hand, this was done by some long-forgotten but obviously brilliant tech illustrator at my place of employ; the largest fully auto-loaded gun ever, the US Navy's 8-inch MARK 71, only one of which was ever made, circa 1970:
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Re: Back in the day

Unread postby vishnu » Tue Mar 12, 2013 9:49 pm

And how well the reality lived up to the concept...
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Re: Back in the day

Unread postby foetz » Tue Mar 12, 2013 10:03 pm

terrific drawing. i wonder if the CAD guys today could do that, too :P

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Re: Back in the day

Unread postby mia » Tue Mar 12, 2013 10:06 pm

seriously impressive.
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Re: Back in the day

Unread postby Pontus » Thu Mar 14, 2013 1:23 pm

Amazing, and I mean that it's amazing that the engineer who drew that is the same species as me... who can't even doodle.
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Re: Back in the day

Unread postby vishnu » Thu Mar 14, 2013 10:26 pm

Pontus wrote:Amazing, and I mean that it's amazing that the engineer who drew that is the same species as me... who can't even doodle.

I know! I can't draw a straight line with a straight edge... :lol:
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Re: Back in the day

Unread postby jpstewart » Fri Mar 15, 2013 7:13 am

I don't know what's more impressive: the amount of skill required to draw that, or the amount of patience required to draw that. I have neither, so I'm in awe of both!
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Re: Back in the day

Unread postby vishnu » Fri Mar 15, 2013 9:21 am

Indeed, "pencil CAD" at it's finest; pic of our drafting room in 1940:
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