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Old 03-27-2013, 09:24 PM
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Re: 4.00" OAL extended magazine. DIY?

Milling the action to fit the box is not precision work and a local automotive machine shop could do it for you if you have the instructions and explain it. Might get lucky and the machinist be a gun guy.
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Old 03-28-2013, 06:20 AM
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Re: 4.00" OAL extended magazine. DIY?

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" You could probably get it done for free at your local community college or even high school as long as they have a decent metal shop program. "

I like this idea. Im always one to give kids a chance to try something, with pay.
Just try walking into any school today, with a disassembled firearm! Even the schools with gunsmithing programs keep pretty close controls on what is coming in.
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Old 03-28-2013, 09:26 AM
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Re: 4.00" OAL extended magazine. DIY?

It's done all the time. A stripped receiver or a barrel blank is not a firearm. Raw bolt rifle parts don't even look like a gun. A high school student probably couldn't bring it in but when the metal shop teacher is approached by an adult with a little one off project they will usually bend over backwards to help a guy out. Common sense says leave it in the car until you get approval from the teacher.

When my son was taking the machine shop program at both the high school and then later college he did gun part projects all the time. He was fitting barrels and muzzle brakes at the college. We still have the working cannons he built in 2009.

The college machine shop teacher also frequents our shop and Brady still volunteers on their shop night. He says other guys are bringing in gun parts all the time.

Right now the class project is billet AR lowers on the schools CNC.
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Old 03-28-2013, 11:11 AM
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Re: 4.00" OAL extended magazine. DIY?

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It's done all the time. A stripped receiver or a barrel blank is not a firearm. Raw bolt rifle parts don't even look like a gun. A high school student probably couldn't bring it in but when the metal shop teacher is approached by an adult with a little one off project they will usually bend over backwards to help a guy out. Common sense says leave it in the car until you get approval from the teacher.

When my son was taking the machine shop program at both the high school and then later college he did gun part projects all the time. He was fitting barrels and muzzle brakes at the college. We still have the working cannons he built in 2009.

The college machine shop teacher also frequents our shop and Brady still volunteers on their shop night. He says other guys are bringing in gun parts all the time.

Right now the class project is billet AR lowers on the schools CNC.


Thats great but Be careful !!!!! that is manufacturing and we all know what the current administration thinks about
that. if he is building lowers he also needs a manufactures license to stay out of trouble.

Just a warning.

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Old 03-28-2013, 07:55 PM
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Re: 4.00" OAL extended magazine. DIY?

It's only a couple (3 or 4) of advanced students in the project. They are not for resale. You can legally build your own gun.

That would be an excellent idea for a college machine shop school to do to help finance the program. The school would just have to set up a corporation of some kind and it would have the license. A thousand matched set of billet upper and lower would get the whole program funded pretty nicely. And what a great foundation for the students to be able to spring board themselves into firearm manufacturing or to work for a manufacturer. American manufacturing is the back bone of this country.

We had a construction program when I was in high school and we built and sold new homes. The homes were cutting edge with solar and advanced features coming from the schools electricity program. That program was completely self sufficiant and the school made tons of money off that. A good percentage of those students ended up in the trade.
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Old 03-28-2013, 08:22 PM
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Re: 4.00" OAL extended magazine. DIY?

I would not suggest taking it to a high school even just the action. Most schools have a strict no firearm policy even in the machine shop.
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Old 03-28-2013, 09:13 PM
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Re: 4.00" OAL extended magazine. DIY?

Our middle school requires every student to take a rifle markmanship class. They use some really high end olympic target air rifles and shoot them indoors at school.

A receiver without a bolt is just a piece of tube. You still need permission to actually bring it in.
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