Machining a picatinny rail?

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by EXPRESS, Jul 28, 2007.

  1. EXPRESS

    EXPRESS Well-Known Member

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    I'm about to buy a small mill for small jobs and I'd like to know how hard it is to make a picatinny rail, and what instrument I need to copy the curvature of the top of the rifles' reciever.
    How difficult is something like this to make?
    Can anyone shed any light on the matter?

    Thanks.
     
  2. NDNorm

    NDNorm Well-Known Member

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  3. DONTSTROKEME

    DONTSTROKEME Well-Known Member

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    What type of rifle are you trying to fab up for? Have you tried Ken Farrel bases and rings? He might have a base for it, or maybe Near Manufacturing.

    Joe Oakes