Super-duper. Like many artists you are hard to please. I guess that's how Mona Lisa got painted.
Yes... never 100% happy I guess. There a few things I would have done differently in hindsight but I have limited tools. Some things I've already corrected on the ACAD file which when I made it would have made things a bit easier and I should have done some steps differently but was afraid to go to far hacking the Sten up. After cutting the front sight off I sould have brazed it to the barrel shroud before I glued in the barrel end. Becasue I didn't I had to create pins and use epoxy puddy to mount it. Turned out durable but not as durable as if I would have brazed it on.
I'll post more photos later about how to attach the gun to the stock. This gave me some fits to figure out because I wanted a solid mounting system that was easy to remove. In the end I got there and it works very well and as it turned out no that hard to do.
I have a 1917 enfield stock i purchased years ago. I hope to mod into a lanchester paintball smg later this year. I also have an old sterling gas operated airsoft that could provide a template for a sten or lanchester smg.
With the stock reshaped and re-fauxed and applied the final detail pieces I gave it a test fire. With the AK stick 11.1v lipoly I'm getting a respectable 340 fps on a pdi 170. Attached is an MP38/40 sling.
Post by nbnagantsniper on Sept 28, 2011 20:32:15 GMT -5
kalbs replyed to my message and says ---------It was actually quite easy using a bolt set in the bottom forward center. the nut is a thumb screw from a red-dot mount. The rear is heldon with a custom L-bracket and screw.
Jerry-ADK: Yah, I guess WW2 airsoft isn't what they want at their event. Any other kind of WW2 enthusiast is ok, just not reenactors with bb guns. I guess ill have to join a BF unit if I want to go and period camp.
Jun 23, 2014 21:33:22 GMT -5
LϟϟAH1944: The thing is, its not an organized unit. Reading is mainly for larger, organized and established units.
Jun 24, 2014 17:18:38 GMT -5
unterfarbfuhrer: Hey. I'm starting out. I only have at the moment a M43 tunic/trousers set, and soon I will have a M40 Helmet. However, since I have no source of income, I need loaner gear. I would need lowboots and gaiters, leather belt and y-straps, and a breadbag.
Jun 29, 2014 22:08:55 GMT -5
unterfarbfuhrer: If it is alright, could I just use a East German canteen? Like I said, I have no source of income, so my hands are tied behind my back.
Jun 29, 2014 22:09:57 GMT -5
Jerry-ADK: Unterfarbfuhrer, where are you located?
Jul 1, 2014 12:44:40 GMT -5
patrickl29th: Do you use a m14 socom for a m1 Garand conversion or just a regular m14?
Jul 1, 2014 13:16:32 GMT -5
ssgjoe: Unterfarbfurher, what you could do is get an East German canteen than start to replace it with period correct stuff. First thing I would swap out would be to swap it for a wool cover, than a cup, then strap, and finally the flask.
Jul 1, 2014 19:20:29 GMT -5
Dracul: Ugh, I think I'm going mad. I can't seem to find that one reference thread that had links to the cheapest/cheaper US uniforms and gear.
Jul 14, 2014 8:39:57 GMT -5
patrickl29th: Dracul ATF has some cheap uniforms for there quality. I had my m1943s for 5 years and never had a problem
Jul 14, 2014 13:56:56 GMT -5
Dracul: Yeah, but I'm looking more for some of the gear. I forgot where I got my leggings, but I remember getting them for like 20 bucks and now I can't find any leggings for my wife thats under 40 bucks.
Jul 14, 2014 16:03:32 GMT -5
huxy: Heading out for a friend's place to film a bit today. Gonna be good! You guys wanna see any result?
Jul 31, 2014 4:16:50 GMT -5
chriscath: I have just joined and please ...anyone able to provide me EXACT PHYSICAL SIZES of the WW11 MP40 MAGAZINE as I am in the process building a replica MP40 but the "WELL" size is important to fit the mag into, PLEASE HELP : firstname.lastname@example.org
Aug 3, 2014 18:39:47 GMT -5
LϟϟAH1944: Why not just get an AGM mp40?
Aug 10, 2014 13:43:23 GMT -5
Dracul: Its honestly one of the cheapest WWII guns. Going for $120 on Evike, which I believe qualifies for free shipping as well.
Aug 11, 2014 7:29:11 GMT -5
Dracul: Seems like I lied there, right now its on sale at Evike for $96 bucks. Not bad at all: http://www.evike.com/products/27371/
Aug 11, 2014 9:49:19 GMT -5
LϟϟAH1944: Although the metal the AGm guns are made of is surprisingly bad...
Aug 11, 2014 23:21:48 GMT -5