Delays, delays

Well, the glorious STUPID carbine project is, unfortunately, on hold.  I am so close to being done, this just sucks.  In order to cut threads for the muzzle brake, a special tool is required to turn down the OD of the muzzle and to ensure that it will be concentric.  This is a Muzzle cutting tool found on Dinzagarms.  It has been ordered but there is a 2-4 week processing time from these guys who seem to be a small Mom and Pop type business, which is great and I am glad to give them my business.  I should have checked with my shop when I started this project to ensure they had ALL the tools necessary.  In the meantime, here is a shot of all the removed material from the Type 53 so far:

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I have decided my next project is going to be a new upper for my AR chambered in 5.45x39mm.  Ammo is still cheap and all I really need is a barrel and a new bolt.  I plan on using shop leftovers for the hand guards and FSB.  I had thought it would be super cool to use the chopped off type 53 stock to go over the buffer tube when the 5.45 upper is on it.

Dive! Dive!

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2 Responses to Delays, delays

  1. Sid says:

    Really looking forward to seeing the completed project!

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