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Machine gun shoot 11-30

With the SAR show coming up we have a group of people staying at the house. So the Wednesday prior to the show a couple of us put on a small machine gun shoot, just to have some fun. Some of these shoots have ended up being a couple of hundred people in attendance. This […]

Answers to the post of 11-29

The first question that would needed to be answered is what do all these parts have in common. That answer would be up coming projects at Gun Lab.

The Cetme, H&K, 05 , G-41 G-43 and 03 pictures is for the 05 project we are working on. The fire control group is changing to be […]

Cut away of the 05 rifle

This is one of the rifles that we have been working on here at Gun Lab. I thought I would show you a few pictures of a cut away rifle of this model.

Here is a view from the left side that is not cut away.

This is a close up of the receiver […]

New tool for the wood shop

A while back a gent passed away and his wife was left with a cnc router. A friend of mine had loaned him the money for the router so the wife let him take the router as payement. Long story short he had no use for the router and a little trading went on and […]

Interesting site AR180s.com

If you have not been to AR180s.com site you should drop in and check it out. He just finished a comparison on AR-180 bolts that is quite interesting and well worth the read.

http://ar180s.com/?p=250

I hope to be adding to his article as I will be sending him pictures of the SA-80, Leader and Bushmaster […]

Part 2 of pressing the Gerat 05 receiver

With the first stamping completed on the Gerat 05 receiver it is now time to complete the second stamping. As you could see in the photos there were a couple of items that needed to be corrected.

With the second set of dies we press in the correct angle for the magazine housing, both in […]

Pressing the Gerat 05 receiver.

In this video you will be watching us press the e receiver . We took vidoes from around the die. As you are watching it you can see the movement of the metal in the die. This is the first stamping. To finish the parts a second stamping will be performed. That will be in […]

Making the Gerat 05

In the last post I showed you some of the parts that had been made for the 06, this time we will chat about the o5 and do a little more detail about the making of it.

The life of the 05 starts out like any other pressing as a water jet cut flat. The […]

The other projects at Gun Lab

I did a little slipping in the machine gun shot video about one of the projects that we are also working on. That is the Gerat 06. There was only 4 of these weapons ever made before the Germans shifted to the STg45 instead. We are planning on doing 14 of them.

The other rifle […]