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|01-17-2014, 12:56 AM||#1 (permalink)|
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3D Printed SR-1 Shells?
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Seriously what do you guys think? Disposable 3D printed rifled shells? Does anyone have a 3D printer? Whose gonna be the first? Would disposable shells be awesome or what?
|01-17-2014, 01:29 AM||#2 (permalink)|
shooting out of plastic is kind of a turn off for most people i believe, especially on a high end marker like this.Sorry for the off topic: were there ever any magfed plans for he sr1? Also, how do you keep your shells from flying on the ground
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|01-17-2014, 02:02 AM||#3 (permalink)|
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I don't think it would be as economical to make them using a 3D printer. Most printers aren't exactly quick.
|01-17-2014, 04:24 AM||#5 (permalink)|
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You'd be better off to turn down stock tippy barrels or something there's an abundance of those and you could probably get 2 out of 1 barrel, maybe 3 depending on length. Then when you're done spending hours on a lathe (wouldn't be too bad me thinks) send em in a big batch to get annodized at a mass anno plant (one local to me does huge runs of solid colors for various companies, and because they tag your order in the same bin as others it's cheap)
|01-17-2014, 10:08 AM||#6 (permalink)|
I have had a brief conversation with a mold maker about making disposable shells.
I don't know if that would become a reality. There would have to be a lot of guns out there.
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|01-29-2014, 10:33 PM||#7 (permalink)|
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Given the fact that they may not play ball, why not go for desposible 3D rifled shells. Or just 3D printed shells. What is there to lose? I don't care if my shells are plastic as long as they work and are economically cheaper to produce.
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