Frankly, I would leave the drum as it is. The German 75 round drum angled downward instead of upwards unlike the AK drum, but it won't seem any more out of place than anything else on your gun. For a 'stand-off' scale project, it is outstanding. Good job on this one!
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Post by YankeeDiv26 on Nov 29, 2007 20:05:07 GMT -5
...odds are that if you're not gonna be able to shell out the dough for an m14 gearbox (agm/utg m14's are only about 100 bucks for the whole set) then you're going to run out of funds for a BAR very quickly. I also don't see how an m16 (what brand I do not know) will work for a BAR conversion...unless you're shmitty or some other gun-guru.
...Mabye this should be moved to a new thread, an m16/BAR is not an ak47/mg34.
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Ed, that's a good point/question, I was wondering the same thing. I know my "kinda-sorta MG13" isn't quite as rigid as I'd like, and have been wondering how best to reinforce the barrel-to-receiver juncture on these sorts of conversions to stiffen them up. Any thoughts?
Its quite rigid oddly enough, I did think it would all break in half once I`d done it. The trunnion is all there although it is made of 2 plastic halves on the UTG, I seem to remember the TM was metal?? The original outer barrel stayed in place and I drilled out some tube to slide over it to make it longer. It was a tight fit over the original outer barrel so there isn`t any floppiness. The barrel jacket was just the right diameter to slide tightly over the trunnion luckily enough, and is plugged at the end with a 1/2 inch thick circular piece of wood which also holds the outer barrel (all held in place with araldite)
Great work! I was wondering if you could post some measurements of what pipe you used. Did you use a predrilled pipe of did you do that? Are you using the stock ak-47 barrel or are you using a longer one?
The inner barrel is a standard AK. The outer was a piece of ali tube from a Dyson vacuum cleaner, about an inch in diameter, I made two lines of drill holes at 90 degrees to each other with a 15mm drill bit.
Dracul: It looks like it lost a lot of steam and I now feel bad for randomly dropping off.
Jun 15, 2018 14:58:17 GMT -5
stuka: I mean it's not your fault. It is interesting though that things are falling off as we are finally getting our ww2 guns with the type 38/96 and the enfield as well as it recieving a new loading system, it's kind of unfortunate
Jun 16, 2018 3:30:04 GMT -5
Dracul: I don't know, maybe its because all the guns are becoming available, there is a decreasing need for the forums.
Jun 16, 2018 16:29:26 GMT -5
Dracul: Most of the talk was about making guns, as all the uniform info was already out there, but now the weapons are out there and are usually decent quality.
Jun 16, 2018 16:33:32 GMT -5
stuka: well the forum is and should still be useful for updates on guns, creating groups/events and building kits
Jun 18, 2018 1:33:29 GMT -5
Cpl. Hicks: I haven't been here in years, but I'm glad to see this forum is still kicking! So much great info on here.
Jun 22, 2018 14:00:12 GMT -5
savoy6: anyone know if anyone still carries the enfield?
Jul 15, 2018 18:47:08 GMT -5
Dracul: I think Redwolf has a Enfield. If not or not longer, then not until G&G releases theirs. The old gas Iron Airsoft brand SMLE isn't carried by anyone anymore and was such piece of crap. Not worth trying to track one down.
Jul 19, 2018 5:55:35 GMT -5