There is a good article at the firearms blog concerning the tappet system of operation. This is the operating system used on the M-1 Carbine and on the Beretta 30 carbine rifle. Check it out.
While I am on the topic of interesting stuff on the internet. If you have not been to Impro [...]
More design work has been accomplish on the fluting press. Here are the latest updates on the project. This is the last major difficulty on the VG1-5 rifle. Most of the rest of the parts for the VG1-5 have been completed and have the fixtures for the bolt to upper receiver. I still have the [...]
This update has to do with some ammo that I just received. I had ordered a couple of cases of .410 shotgun musket ammo for the Enfield 410 shotgun from Dan’s Sporting Goods. These are some great people to deal with. It was a very pleasant experience to say the least and they will have [...]
This is the receiver block from a MP-44 (STG-44).
The first picture are from “Collector Grade Publications” book “Sturmgewehr”. I highly recommend this book. If you are a student of weapons or military history this book is a must in your collection.
Here is a picture of the bolt in the machined receiver.
This will be a quick post today. I just received my October firearms catalog from the James D. Julia auction site. All I can say is WOW. What an auction this will be.
Here is the link for the first lots auction.
Some of the items that I would love to have but is [...]
Most of Saturday morning was spent on another solid model. The actual projects that were accomplished were finishing the knurling tool and get back on the VG1-5 knurling project.
So first on the list is the knurling tool. I have one that I bought form Shars. I just did not like it. It moved to [...]
Earlier this week we posted about the FG-42 first model bi-pod leg male stamping die. This is a video of us making the die.
This is a picture of the final die.
Hope you enjoyed the video. I appreciate all comments and suggestions to improve the video and the content. Thanks for watching.
This is the first new post on what is it Saturday.