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Stoner light machine gun

I had the opportunity to examine an m63 Stoner light machine gun top cover and feed tray. This weapon is one of those mystic weapons that everyone wants and can’t afford. I happen to take a number of pictures of it to study at a later date. This is just the photo essay of the […]

Gun show report part 2

The second day of the show is over and here is another update report. There were a lot of great guns to buy so I bought stuff instead.

As I walked around I came across a guy selling French 32acp magazines, now I really don’t need an French 32acp magazine I could not pass on […]

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 […]

Things that go on at Gun Lab

I just got back into my office area this morning and looked at the pile of parts that had been studied last night and thought it would make a good what is it picture. As anyone that has been here knows we are interested in any thing gun and study everything gun. So see if […]

VG1-5 upper receiver update

This post is a run down of all the work that has been performed on the VG1-5 upper receiver to date.

 

Here are a few pictures of the receiver as it stands today.

With out the cocking handle.

And with the cocking handle installed.

All the uppers will have the […]

AR-180B parts update

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 […]

MP-44 trunnions update

We finished the first 6 test sample MP-44 trunnions to the buyer. This is an update report on the product. At the time we made these we had no flats to test them against so certain measurements could not be verified against an actual matching part. This lead to a couple of minor dimensions that […]

AR-180B trunnion design

An interesting question was brought up by Rick at http://ar180s.com/ a while back about making new AR-180B upper receivers. The actual receiver is not much of a problem however the trunnion is. The expense of making a new trunnion would be cost prohibitive so a different solution had to be found. In this case the […]

OP 7 completed on the MP-44 trunnions

Op 7 has been completed. This is a major mill stone on making the MP-44 trunnions. The rest of the machining will be done on the manual mill. It will be easier on the manual mill then making the number of fixtures and tooling that would be required on the cnc machining center.

This is […]

Parts cleaning

This last weekend was a busy one, like most weekends here. On the list of projects that had to be completed was get the parts ready for heat treating. This meant bead blasting all the parts going to heat treat. Not a weekend of fun and frolic. Thousands of parts needed to be cleaned and […]