Where Is My Plans Download?

This is a Frequent Question about Downloading, and Saving the Plans after placing an order.  Please don’t worry, We’re here to help!  If you are not yet able to complete the plans download after your purchase, definitely, please read this.

There are many variations of this question we see like:

  • I ordered some plans, but when will I get them?
  • Where are the Plans I ordered?
  • When I try to download, it says “No Downloads Remaining”.  How do I get the plans?
  • The page says “Link Expired”.  Now What?

We agree, your plans download is a big deal.  After all, you ordered them, you paid for them, and we promised to have them ready for you immediately after payment.  So, where’s the plans?

I Can’t Find The Plans Download Link

Plans are available for download (save to your computer) immediately after payment using a link on the return screen.  The image below is a partial screen shot of the page to appear after completing payment.  If the system did not display this, don’t worry, because we have more ways to help.  (Read more below.)

 

Plans Download Screen

 

Clicking on the product name (in blue) will take you to the product page.  Clicking on the highlighted title in the “Download” column will start the plans download.  (Kind of looks like a blue button.)

Email Download LinkIf for whatever reason you didn’t get to this page after payment, or if the link didn’t work — the page closed, or if you missed it, or whatever — don’t worry.  Here are some more ways to download the plans.

  1. There is Another Link in the email receipt.  Click on the title of the plans, and it will start the plans download.
  2. As a third option, please  Login to your Account  and find all your downloads.

By default, every purchase sets the plans download for 3 times in the next 7 days.  If you expire either of these, then you’ll get an error message.  But don’t worry.  We are here to help.

I’m Getting A Plans Download Error !!

Sometimes error messages appear when attempting a plans download.  While an error message is annoying, it does NOT mean you caused a problem.  It means something is not working right, or we’ve hit a limit.  We just need to know which one.  Here are the 2 most common errors and what they mean.

No More Downloads

If the message says no more downloads are available, then the system thinks there are already 3 attempts to download.  It means the link is tapped or clicked 3 times.  It’s easy to do.  You click the link, and nothing appears to happen, so you click it again.  In the background your devise is trying to download it, or there is some latency in the loop somewhere.  Since you still don’t see the plans, the reasons don’t matter so much.  That’s the way it is, so let’s get it solved.

Trailer Blueprints Page Example

Solution

The file is probably on your computer or phone already in the downloads folder (directory).  Actually, you may have 3 copies in there.

Because there are so many ways to setup a computer, I can’t tell exactly where the downloads folder is.  However, if your computer (or phone) did not ask where to save the file, it means you have a specific downloads folder where it will put all files that download.  Find that folder, and you will probably find 3 copies of the plans.

For more information about where to find that directory, do a Google search like “Where is my downloads folder?”  or  “How to find download files on iMac?”  Make sure you specify the devise, the operating system and the version.  Example:  Windows, Mac, Android or Linux.  Each of these has their way of saving downloads.

Time is Expired / Link is Expired

If the message says time is expired (or something like that), it means it’s more than 7 days from the time of purchase.  The download links expire after 7 days, so it gives you time to download.  However, for security reasons the links go away after a week.

Solution

If you tried to download earlier, the plans might already be on your computer.  See the section above.  If not, then Contact Us.  We can reset the time manually.  We don’t have an issue helping you out with that.  (Please be patient if we are not in the office at that moment.  We’ll help you soon.)

Trailer Plans Download at Mechanical Elements

Phones Versus Desktop (or Laptop)

For what it’s worth, personal devises like phones or tablets do work to download the plans, but they can be a little tricky sometimes.  If you are not super tech savvy with your personal devise, we recommend using a computer to download the plans.  The primary issues are slow response so you don’t think things are working, then second, finding the files once they download.  Phones are not as transparent about where they save things.

Just as a point of reference, if you do have trouble finding and printing plans, try a desktop computer.  We do get a lot more calls from people having trouble while using their phone, especially iPhones for whatever reason.  If you do have some difficulty, and if it’s an option for you, try saving the plans to a computer.

When Nothing Else Works

Again, links expire in 7 days and the system will give you 3 attempts to download.  If you are outside this window, or if you are still having trouble finding the plans, just contact us.  We’re happy to help.  (Again, please be patient if we are not able to help immediately.)

We’re here to help you do great things with DIY — including getting the plans download.  There are always ways — to download the plans.  Let us know, and we’ll help figure something out.

Thank you again for being a customer.  Please don’t stress over a plans download that did not happen as expected.  One way or another, we’ll get you the plans.

We wish you the Best of Luck with your build, and in all your DIY project customizing.

3 thoughts about “Where Is My Plans Download?”

  1. restoring a neckover 16’X72” LOW BOY TRAILER BUMPBER HITCH NEED WIRE HOOK UP FROM BRAKE DRUM TO WIRES AT THE FRAME WIRES ARE ON LEFT SIDE THEN CROSS TO RIGHT. brakes on rear axle only . what is the cost?

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3 thoughts about “Where Is My Plans Download?”

  1. restoring a neckover 16’X72” LOW BOY TRAILER BUMPBER HITCH NEED WIRE HOOK UP FROM BRAKE DRUM TO WIRES AT THE FRAME WIRES ARE ON LEFT SIDE THEN CROSS TO RIGHT. brakes on rear axle only . what is the cost?

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