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by quietoldfart
Tue Mar 04, 2014 8:14 pm
Forum: Silencersmithing Forum
Topic: Critique the K's
Replies: 25
Views: 2464

Re: Critique the K's

That is what I used for cutting the vents into my K baffles; a 1/4" round-nosed end mill chucked in a cheap Chinese drill press. I set the table fairly close to the work, used a piece of the same tube as the suppressor with a slot cut out of one side and flats filed onto opposite sides as my clampin...
by quietoldfart
Sat Feb 22, 2014 4:39 pm
Forum: Silencersmithing Forum
Topic: Baffle surface finish
Replies: 6
Views: 905

Re: Baffle surface finish

At least in the case of my integral suppressor on an old French .22LR pistol, CLP in a barely-there film resulted in a very loud FRP. Second shot was somewhat quieter but still louder than without CLP. After that volume came down to normal levels for my 6 K baffle plus ported barrel with metal scrub...
by quietoldfart
Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:54 pm
Forum: Silencersmithing Forum
Topic: integrally suppressed old French .22LR pistol
Replies: 27
Views: 8954

Re: integrally suppressed old French .22LR pistol

I'm actually an English variety of old fart, now mostly retired on the Continent, just lately moved over, so I'm not terribly familiar with what's popular here. I acquired a TAIG micro lathe from Lee Valley tools in Canada some years ago along with a 1/4 horsepower motor to run it. Between the tiny ...
by quietoldfart
Mon Jan 27, 2014 6:41 pm
Forum: Silencersmithing Forum
Topic: integrally suppressed old French .22LR pistol
Replies: 27
Views: 8954

integrally suppressed old French .22LR pistol

I've acquired a 1950's Unique D4 pistol. The manufacturer's stamp reads MANUFACTURE D'ARMES DES PYRENEES FSES - HENDAYE -. It was initially in reasonably good shape. Some previous owner replaced the grip with a two-part walnut affair which was oversized and quite wobbly, so I trimmed that and glued ...