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m1a1 specs

Unread postPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2009 10:37 am
Author: boom shtick
hey
I am building am1a1 bazooka and have been looking all over google for its specs and I just can`t find em. Does anyone know of any on the internet or if you have a replica could you take mesurments of it. I`m pretty much looking for the length/width of everything. thanks :)

Unread postPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2009 10:54 am
Author: Hubb
I'm not sure, but I think you may have the name wrong. Try searching around on this and see if it helps any.

Unread postPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2009 11:14 am
Author: Ragnarok
Hubb wrote:I'm not sure, but I think you may have the name wrong.

No, the M1A1 bazooka does exist. Unfortunately, the US military insists on using the same designations again and again for lots of different things.

Just M1A1 can refer to a variant of any of the following:
- A bazooka
- The Abrams tank
- The Thompson submachine gun
- A 90mm anti-aircraft gun
- The M1 .30 carbine

Rather daft, really.

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The dimensions (or at least enough of them to start estimating the others from photos) can probably be found by reading through the Wikipedia article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bazooka

Unread postPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2009 11:28 am
Author: jimmy101
M1A1 is the correct name for the first widely used bazooka.

You might wade through this to see if you can find any dimensions.
http://cgsc.cdmhost.com/cdm4/document.p ... =312&REC=8
The page numbered 11 has a pretty good drawing. No dimensions but you can probably extract what you need by scaling to a dimension you know (like the overall length).

Unread postPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2009 11:51 am
Author: boom shtick
Hubb wrote:I'm not sure, but I think you may have the name wrong. Try searching around on this and see if it helps any.

google m1a1 bazooka. I think you will change your mind

Unread postPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2009 11:55 am
Author: Ragnarok
boom shtick wrote:does anybody have a replica?

It's probably somewhat unlikely. Anyway, given the only 22 views you've got (which will include doubles/triples from the same people) it's a little soon to be re-asking the question.

Also, a little slow on the response about the designation, as both I and Jimmy have already covered that point.

Unread postPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2009 12:30 pm
Author: Hubb
Dude, why so hostile? Just trying to help. As far as the name goes, the "I'm not sure" should have covered that and Rag's post about the US wanting to use the same name over and over and over again will throw anyone off track. Oh, and stop double posting.

Back on topic, there used to be a user by the name of scottcrete here. He had issues, but he did put together a rather nice launcher that may interest you and give some good ideas. It is a combustion launcher but he did a rather nice job of the replication.

Unread postPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2009 12:34 pm
Author: boom shtick
sory , didn`t mean it to be hostile. I apreciate the help. And I was slow on that post about its name. so a few speed bumps there. sory bout all that

Unread postPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2009 5:09 pm
Author: boom shtick
sooo anyway to get this thing going again,does anybody have a replica? sorry bout the double post but this thread needed some attention

Unread postPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2009 6:11 pm
Author: twizi

Unread postPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2009 8:30 am
Author: boom shtick
well thanks but I need to know the length and width of everything on it. Could you measure it?

Unread postPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2009 8:56 am
Author: Ragnarok
boom shtick wrote:Could you measure it?

I doubt it. It's not his.

Are you the laziest *censored* in the world?
I told you that the Wikipedia article would have a lot of details, and that the remaining ones could be pretty accurately estimated.

It's literally RIGHT under "Specifications" in the article.
60mm bore, 137 cm long, weighs 5.8 kilos.

Almost everything else can be accurately predicted by knowing those simple facts. Look, here's a side photo for you to work from.
In the time it's taken you to keep pestering us about something we've already said you're unlikely to get an answer to, you could already have the dimensions as accurately as you'll ever be able to replicate them, and close enough that only a pedant with a tape measure and a set of blueprints could fault them.

Unread postPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2009 9:31 am
Author: boom shtick
seall right I already looked at wikipedia but I~ll do it again. and sorry I thought it was his :oops:

Unread postPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2009 10:07 am
Author: rey de papa
Hi,
I just googled "m1a1 bazooka dimensions"

and this is the very first link on the search results:
http://www.strictly-gi.com/bazooka.html

has LOTS of info including length, weight, caliber, even dimensions of the crate the bazooka is stored in. TONS of pictures too. perhaps you were not specific enough on your google search.

Cheers,
rdp

Unread postPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2009 11:21 am
Author: boom shtick
actually I did see this, I have it saved on my favorites. I was just looking for a little more like length of stock, width of handle, width of stock that kind of thing