As far as I can tell, this problem wasn’t a error in my build, its a flaw in the original action design… With not enough cartridges in the magazine to have positive spring pressure on them, there is no pressure on the cartridge stop, and it swings free.. 276 more words
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Blued and 99% finished!
Just need to mount a simple but plate(need to scrounge some brass plate wide enough for it first), and some sling swivels, and she’s done! 512 more words
So, that hinge came about for this rifle…
I fit the forestock(roughly…) to the barrel, and around the ejector housing. I wanted it fit back against the frame and around the housing, instead of out past the housing leaving a big gap… … 453 more words
Small 25-20 rifle update… Front sight installed!
When I ordered this thing I had no idea what it came off of, and I also more importantly had no idea of the radius of the contour on the bottom… IE, what dia barrel it would fit, or if it fit a tapered barrel or a straight contour.. 298 more words