On our last update we discussed the newly design disconnector, http://gunlab.net/update-on-the-vg1-5-project/.
With this new disconnector we have now hand fitted all the fire control groups. Once this task was completed we then took apart all the fire control groups to do the last heat treating.
This now finishes the last of […]
We are making head way on the VG1-5. There are a lot of small steps that take a great deal of time to accomplish. In this case it is the two hole on the bolt that lock it into the upper receiver and hold the firing pin in place.
A quick video.
This how […]
With the parts coming back from the heat treating company on Friday it was time to get busy getting them finished.
This is how they look after heat treating. This is the safety.
And this is the bolt hold open.
The first step was to run them through the tumbler to remove the majority of […]
All the firing pins for the VG1-5, the Star pistol and the M1930 Sauer have been sent to heat treat. The buffer pins are there as well. The spot welder have been wired up and the coolant system will be finished this weekend. The first rifle was sent a while ago to Greg who took […]
I have an opportunity to interview the owner of the heat treating firm that I go to.A very knowledgeable gentleman that has been in the business for over 30 years. That being said I have always found heat treating to be one of the mystic black arts in the metal working trade. They do ferrous […]