M1918A1/A2 B.A.R. Nov 21, 2007 15:25:59 GMT -5
Post by TommyGunner on Nov 21, 2007 15:25:59 GMT -5
Alright as you might infer from the title this thread will be about building a skirmishable, cheap and practical Browning Automatic Rifle.
As we all know JAC and VFC have produced the BAR for us Airsofters to drool, ooo, and ahhhhh over. But alas the prices for the BAR airsoft guns are simply too much for 90% of us to afford. So those of us that wish to own such and amazing weapon are forced to look at pictures and read threads about our dream gun. Or in the case for us that are lucky enough to see one at an event, watch lamenting as the airsofter who owns it gets to pull that beautiful trigger in the heat of battle.
Well I for one started to get sick of not having a BAR. I have a custom built M1928 Thompson SMG with 10 20rnd mags, and a 1,000rnd Drum mag. I have a customer built M1903A1 Springfield and a near operational customer built M1A1 Bazooka so why the hell should I not have a BAR? But I also decided that me having the cash to go to college was a bit more important ;D So I have decided to set out and try to build my own.
I have set a rough estimate for the overall cost of the components for the gun to be around $200-$250 which is well within the acceptable price range for almost all of us.
I have already received all the components I need for building my BAR with the exception of the donor AEG gear box. The Internals for the BAR will come from either an AK-47 or an M-14. Both have pros and cons to them which I will discuss latter on.
I will also be posting pictures tonight of the BAR components I have thus far and a review of them.