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Oh how i'd love to be able to build gun like this

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  • Registered Users Posts: 3,524 ✭✭✭ Rooky1


    He truely does great work.
    Just wish I had the milling/cnc equipment and maybe a bit more patience:)


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 1,446 brenak47


    Ye he's unreal and he doesn't use a cnc he just uses a lathe. I thought i was a great lad making a few handmade flash hiders untill i seen this thread.


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,040 ✭✭✭ Southern Dandy


    Pretty cool stuff alright especially that AW 50cal, the man must be minted though.

    He uses Tanaka's as a base gun in some :eek:, never mind the cost of materials, the cost of running a Lathe and Mill and the man hours, not to mention trial and error with certain pieces because you can be guaranteed he did not build them all in one go.

    Still though...That is the definition of a custom build right there. Not adding a generic airsoft brand silencer to a M4 and calling it a custom build :).


  • Registered Users Posts: 5,480 ✭✭✭ donegal_man


    Seems like an awful lot of work for a "toy gun" :D

    http://www.boards.ie/vbulletin/showthread.php?p=84677044


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 984 CpcRc


    the man must be minted though.

    He says in the thread that these builds cost $1000-2000.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 3,524 ✭✭✭ Rooky1


    And he mentions he builds them at work:-)
    Lucky man.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 984 CpcRc


    Does he run his own company?
    Or are his bosses cool like that?

    Someone else did mention that buying aluminium in bulk is cheap as they had done at their workplace.


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,524 ✭✭✭ Rooky1


    Not sure if its his own company or he works for someone.
    Either way he has access to some excellent equipment.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 984 CpcRc


    I'd love to have a machine shop one day, got my first taste of CNC a few months ago and loved it.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 1,446 brenak47


    Your not the only one. Did u see the other link i put up with his one piece barrel and hop up for the m4 unreal.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 6,005 NakedDex


    I used to do bits like that at work, too. It depends on the job and the gear. Some places are fine with it because the machines lie idle half the day.
    Never did it to that extent, but more because it never occurred to me. Bolties are something I never had much time fiddling with, but are arguably the most customisable platform if you're willing to put in that level of effort and imagination (and money...).


  • Registered Users Posts: 7,470 ✭✭✭ Leftyflip


    Never mind the cost of the machines! They'd be some very expensive mistakes if you fecked 'em up! What's the going rate for aluminium billets these days?


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 984 CpcRc


    I'd check here. I bought some sheets for targets before. If I get a machine or have to machine stuff I'll probably use them as their rates seemed reasonable. They also sell POM/delrin whichever you like to call it.


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,005 NakedDex


    Delrin is great stuff. Hardy, but light and easy to work with. Takes a buffing really well, too, so it's easy to get to a high polish/very smooth finish for interference/tight clearance fits.


  • Banned (with Prison Access) Posts: 131 ✭✭ SentinelStance


    I need a couple of custom bits made. If anyone can do it let me know via PM! Check out Candyman over on Zeroin. He makes some sweet pieces too.


  • Registered Users Posts: 585 DJDylan106


    After looking at this man's custom builds.... I slowly paced myself to my room and cried myself to sleep.
    http://www.onesixthwarriors.com/forum/1-1-replica-movie-prop-airsoft/232920-my-custom-made-airsoft-guns-wa2000-dsr1-unique-alpine.html


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