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tymcneer 03-14-2014 08:40 PM

Ongoing Project - Brass Automag Body
 
I was asked if this is possible... So you all get to see a very serious unicorn...

Here is 1 of 3 brass Automag bodies. They use a Doc's style Autococker barrel adapter. I have the program written to allow for warp left, 45* left, vertical, 45* right and warp right feeds. ;) I can also make 135* feeds, but they require extensive modifications to the rail.

On to the pictures...

http://www.mcarterbrown.com/gallery/...m/IMAG0430.jpg

http://www.mcarterbrown.com/gallery/...m/IMAG0431.jpg

The eventual plan is to offer this item up for sale, but as of this writing, I have not figured out a detent I like. The Spyder/Ego style detents are not to my liking, plus they are a rip off of Doc, and that would be very un-cool!

I am considering doing something like the detent used in a level 5 Automag or maybe something like the anti roll out like the one Azodin uses on their KP...

http://benjohnson.smugmug.com/photos...27_JgJiQ-M.jpg
Stolen from the web for demonstration purposes

Anyone have any thoughts?

Ty

dano_____ 03-14-2014 09:09 PM

Have you looked at the detents for the j4 torque. Seems like a great application for them and they look like they are much less prone to tearing.

Jebus 03-14-2014 09:11 PM

WIDGETS!!!! I mean, it IS brass after all lol

I want one

tymcneer 03-14-2014 09:14 PM

The issue is the detents have to be flexible so the bolt can pass them in the firing cycle.

Ty

y0da900 03-14-2014 09:22 PM

Works well in a body using a breech insert like this - o-rings in slots similar to what have blue has done on Phantoms. I did that on the prototype open source gun, works great and readily available replacements.

tymcneer 03-14-2014 09:46 PM

Sounds like a great endorsement to me! I will look into coding and testing this plan.

Ty

dano_____ 03-14-2014 09:57 PM

J4 torque detents....

Anoon 03-14-2014 10:11 PM

subscribed!

GanonsGrin 03-15-2014 12:13 AM

Subscribed as well.

y0da900 03-15-2014 04:09 PM

I typically use a 2mm ball end mill to cut the pockets for the o-rings.

http://i1374.photobucket.com/albums/...ps8b40a2fe.jpg

http://i1374.photobucket.com/albums/...psd140b3cc.jpg

http://i1374.photobucket.com/albums/...ps564fe00c.jpg

CNC path generated for the detent.

http://i1374.photobucket.com/albums/...ps8d326c81.jpg


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