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Forum: Gunsmithing Yesterday, 11:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 780
Posted By KIBarrister
Lots of kits out there, but for a vise either ...

Lots of kits out there, but for a vise either

https://www.midwestindustriesinc.com/MI-Upper-Receiver-Rod-p/mi-urr.htm

Or Magpul Bev Block

Clamshell sucks and the Geissele rod is almost as...
Forum: Gunsmithing Yesterday, 08:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 969
Posted By KIBarrister
To be fair, I just crank my machine to the...

To be fair, I just crank my machine to the highest setting; it is not marked to identify volatage/amperes. But it will heat up the part very fast. 150f at least within 15 seconds. As I think on...
Forum: The Depot Yesterday, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By KIBarrister
6061 though...

6061 though...
Forum: Gunsmithing Yesterday, 07:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 780
Posted By KIBarrister
Clandestine’s School of the American Rifle is the...

Clandestine’s School of the American Rifle is the most technical of such classes I am aware of...
Forum: Gunsmithing Yesterday, 07:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 969
Posted By KIBarrister
Iíd seen some guys using hot glue to form a ďdamĒ...

Iíd seen some guys using hot glue to form a ďdamĒ - but yeah that will absolutely work with vinyl. What kind of depth are you getting on aluminium? I ended up going with a purpose built machine to...
Forum: Gunsmithing September 16th, 2021, 11:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 969
Posted By KIBarrister
If youíre going to do it that way, clear nail...

If youíre going to do it that way, clear nail polish then engrave away the nail polish ;)

I considered it, but I couldnít think of a way to say a balsa wood engraver was something my wife and...
Forum: Gunsmithing September 16th, 2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 969
Posted By KIBarrister
I have some med kit tweezers with a super fine...

I have some med kit tweezers with a super fine point Iíve been using (though I imagine a proper ďpicking toolĒ might make things easier). Process I would imagine would be similar...
Forum: Gunsmithing September 16th, 2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 969
Posted By KIBarrister
Absolutely! If you run into any issues hit me up...

Absolutely! If you run into any issues hit me up (I donít see that happening, itís pretty user friendly both machine and software, but Iím happy to help if you do hit an issue).

What is your...
Forum: Gunsmithing September 16th, 2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 969
Posted By KIBarrister
Thanks, Doc! Definitely transfer paper! And it...

Thanks, Doc! Definitely transfer paper! And it is a bit tedious to get small details to peel (take your time; folding the liner under helps as you go).
Forum: Gunsmithing September 16th, 2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 969
Posted By KIBarrister
Aluminium works well also! (Still wet from...

Aluminium works well also! (Still wet from rinsing in pics)
Forum: Gunsmithing September 16th, 2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By KIBarrister
Anyone looking for an AR jig - 5d sale

https://www.5dtactical.com/multiplatform-80-lower-jig-p/40105-mp-blem.htm?utm_source=3-%20List&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=9%2F16%20Ar9%20%26%20jig%20Blem%20Sale-%20List%203%20%28UuRTET%29

$80...
Forum: The Depot September 15th, 2021, 10:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 950
Posted By KIBarrister
OP if you want to compare to EOTech I have a...

OP if you want to compare to EOTech I have a couple, including a xps3-2 that is brand spanking new. I’m just over the bridge with my office on KI; pm me if you’d like.

FWIW, holos to me look...
Forum: Gunsmithing September 15th, 2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 969
Posted By KIBarrister
https://cricut.com/en_us/machines/cricut-maker-mac...

https://cricut.com/en_us/machines/cricut-maker-machines/cricut-maker/cricut-makerr-machine-champagne-1.html

Cheaper on Amazon, even cheaper on eBay if you wait for an auction listing.

Just a...
Forum: Gunsmithing September 14th, 2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 969
Posted By KIBarrister
If I only had that level of patience! I made a...

If I only had that level of patience! I made a few designs to start for her...



A little bit of each? There were a few letters on the stencil that didnít transfer perfectly straight that I...
Forum: Gunsmithing September 14th, 2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By KIBarrister
I have a 5d jig that just keep chugging along...

I have a 5d jig that just keep chugging along (and the mill, which is the only real wear part is just thermal fit into a bushing so replaceable). Iím stacking them deep just in case Joe and the Hoís...
Forum: Gunsmithing September 14th, 2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 969
Posted By KIBarrister
Thank you my friend! Cricut Maker with their...

Thank you my friend! Cricut Maker with their brand of ďpremium permanent vinylĒ - my wife spared no time in making fun of me for buying a cricut machine
Forum: Gunsmithing September 14th, 2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 969
Posted By KIBarrister
Managed to get markings done for the 2011. ...

Managed to get markings done for the 2011. Absolutely meets (and exceeds) NFA depth requirements. I need to clean these up with a 400 grit equivalent wire wheel to unit on the color (the black is...
Forum: Gunsmithing September 14th, 2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 969
Posted By KIBarrister
Basically consistency of application pressure and...

Basically consistency of application pressure and count time electric is applied. On something flat the size of a roll mark it is way to keep it consistent.



If you use the correct solution,...
Forum: Gunsmithing September 14th, 2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 969
Posted By KIBarrister
Correct, no go on anodizing. I am using a Cricut...

Correct, no go on anodizing. I am using a Cricut to make vinyl templates on the fly that are as custom as you want. Dog fight ink will also sell a host of roll mark stencils to make a clone. I...
Forum: Outdoor Sports September 14th, 2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By KIBarrister
Lost my farm, leads/places to look?

Found out last night that Iíve lost the farm in Western MD Iíve hunted for years (liquidated as part of a divorce). Never liked the drive, but it was a great spot. Public land is near impossible...
Forum: Gunsmithing September 14th, 2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 969
Posted By KIBarrister
Electro-etching

Requires raw stainless or aluminum, but for anyone not familiar, a relatively low cost to get BATFE compliant engraving of reasonably high quality. After some research I found that the current...
Forum: Gunsmithing September 14th, 2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By KIBarrister
PSA - cheap quality 80% AR ($42/ea)

Inspired by my comment in another thread, this deal deserves its own. Tactical machining has their five packs on sale for stupid cheap:

https://www.tacticalmachining.com/80-lower-5-pack.html
...
Forum: Gunsmithing September 14th, 2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By KIBarrister
This comes up from time to time thanks to Monkey...

This comes up from time to time thanks to Monkey County, well, monkeying things up with their illegal (and void) bans. Patriot Armory did the same thing and then rescinded it after being contacted...
Forum: Gunsmithing September 10th, 2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,088
Posted By KIBarrister
I should have pulled down the old target...

I should have pulled down the old target underneath. I was on a clock to get home.

Bottom round was me, so 4Ē 12-shot group at 25 yards, on the second mag through. 180 grain mag tech JHP. Not...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues September 3rd, 2021, 07:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,202
Posted By KIBarrister
I have a friend that bought one of these six...

I have a friend that bought one of these six months ago without issue here.
Forum: Gunsmithing September 1st, 2021, 07:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 644
Posted By KIBarrister
Yep, I gotta agree that finish is probably beyond...

Yep, I gotta agree that finish is probably beyond repair for restoration purposes. Good decision! I wholeheartedly agree with the GI beaver tail, I canít use them.
Forum: Gunsmithing August 31st, 2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 644
Posted By KIBarrister
I’m torn. My knee jerk was [a far less...

I’m torn. My knee jerk was [a far less condescending version] of boats comment. But as I think on it, while I might have tried a restoration (assuming it were even possible, the pictures make the...
Forum: Gunsmithing August 30th, 2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,088
Posted By KIBarrister
Cheers! I've been impressed with your...

Cheers! I've been impressed with your contemporaneous threads with some fine 1911 work, so I appreciate the approval :)

It'll probably be a few weeks before I can get out between work and family...
Forum: Gunsmithing August 30th, 2021, 12:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,088
Posted By KIBarrister
Many hours over three months, and I have it...

Many hours over three months, and I have it functional! Still need to clean up the front end since the slide was oversized and needed ~1.5Ē of reduction, and blend the ejector (along with a handful...
Forum: National 2A Issues August 21st, 2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 14,919
Posted By KIBarrister
I knew jerked to say WTF - but then I remembered:...

I knew jerked to say WTF - but then I remembered: it is Zuck. So glad to have been perma-banned with my IP blocked so Iím not even tempted to be there.
Forum: National 2A Issues August 3rd, 2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 14,919
Posted By KIBarrister
16 days ladies and gentlemen.

16 days ladies and gentlemen.
Forum: National 2A Issues July 28th, 2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 14,919
Posted By KIBarrister
Bump. Just a few weeks left to get in comments,...

Bump. Just a few weeks left to get in comments, friends. I can't stress enough that this rule is nothing short of a catastrophe that will make the bumpstock rule and pending brace rule seem like...
Forum: Outdoor Sports July 26th, 2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 796
Posted By KIBarrister
Thanks for the reminder, in.

Thanks for the reminder, in.
Forum: Gunsmithing July 23rd, 2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 237
Posted By KIBarrister
PSA - Matrix Precision

Huge moving sale as they shift operations to North Carolina. Blemish P226/8/9 frames as low as $90
Forum: National 2A Issues July 20th, 2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 14,919
Posted By KIBarrister
BUMP The stabilizing brace issue is taking...

BUMP

The stabilizing brace issue is taking center stage with comments, but this issue is getting lost by the wayside - even though this rule is far more troubling. It will allow BATFE to declare...
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