Not a big post for today, just an update on the projects we are working on.
First and most important is the VG1-5 project. I received a call this afternoon late that the firing pins can be picked up from the heat treating firm. With this last piece we can send the second rifle to […]
We have completed some more work on the new stamping dies. We changed the design from a single stamp stamping set up to a multi step process. The first step is to stamp the ribs in the sheet metal then the following die set captures the sheet metal using the ribs as a reference and […]
Once again time has gotten away from me. We are in the shop 7 days a week working on the projects and stuff actually gets accomplished. The updates this week will show the good and the bad that we have had in the last couple of weeks.
First will be the really bad and that […]
You can see the new video here. In this video you will see the cnc machining process to making the male stamping die.
If the flats come in this week I hope to be pressing them this weekend.
Now that the male die is complete, with only de-burring left to do, it is time to start on the female dies.
As with the male die it starts out as a large block of steel.
With this die we made it in three parts. This allowed us to machine areas that would be very […]
Well more work has been completed on the solid model of the type 99 magazine. We have now finished both side with feed lips and bottom plate rib. Soon the follower and lower spring plate will be completed. When all the parts are completed it will be off to the 3-D printer.
Here are a […]