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by FarmDadCO
Sun Jun 22, 2014 8:02 am
Forum: Silencersmithing Forum
Topic: Homemade small welding positioner finished!
Replies: 13
Views: 1736

Re: Homemade small welding positioner finished!

Do a test run or two and let us know how well it works . Interesting project to say the least.
by FarmDadCO
Tue Jun 17, 2014 9:01 am
Forum: Silencersmithing Forum
Topic: PVC, or steel?
Replies: 19
Views: 4565

Re: PVC, or steel?

Not to speak for the OP , but there are several sites selling lathed end caps center marked /threaded and centering tools for the freeze plugs . If you can run a hand drill you can do a build
by FarmDadCO
Tue Jun 17, 2014 8:37 am
Forum: Silencersmithing Forum
Topic: PVC, or steel?
Replies: 19
Views: 4565

Re: PVC, or steel?

I do not have steel specs , Dementions are to mimic a 2-D cell maglight .
by FarmDadCO
Mon Jun 16, 2014 11:42 pm
Forum: Silencersmithing Forum
Topic: PVC, or steel?
Replies: 19
Views: 4565

Re: PVC, or steel?

Buy the cutter and go steel , if/when pvc degrades and breaks you cannot legally replace the piece at home with another one . Edited to add , This might be of interest to you as it is steel tubing without the button hole . Not going to make it cheaper , but might just make it better http://www.shop....
by FarmDadCO
Mon Jun 16, 2014 8:11 am
Forum: Silencersmithing Forum
Topic: Now available DIY felony kit
Replies: 26
Views: 42937

Re: Now available DIY felony kit

Figure a buck a piece for freeze plugs , if you buy a whole box thats 10 bucks . From SD tactical the end caps were $ 29 a piece and the centering tool about $20 . a couple of bucks for some pvc or conduit . Thats a fairly effective suppressor for under $100 materials that anyone with a cordless dri...
by FarmDadCO
Fri Jun 13, 2014 10:05 pm
Forum: Silencersmithing Forum
Topic: Now available DIY felony kit
Replies: 26
Views: 42937

Re: Now available DIY felony kit

Kinda hard to unring the bell you know .
by FarmDadCO
Wed Jun 04, 2014 9:20 pm
Forum: Silencersmithing Forum
Topic: Go or no-go lathe question
Replies: 14
Views: 1109

Re: Go or no-go lathe question

Little Machine Shop is now offering a larger Steady Rest with a 2" opening for the mini lathes. Good to know . I try not to visit their site often because it just costs too damned much by the time I check out . Lack of willpower will be the death of me , and likely the first time the wife picks up ...
by FarmDadCO
Wed Jun 04, 2014 9:57 am
Forum: Silencersmithing Forum
Topic: Go or no-go lathe question
Replies: 14
Views: 1109

Re: Go or no-go lathe question

I have one of the little 7x12 lathes . You can modify the rest " fingers " by extending the slots and get 1.5 in the rest without a problem . I don't know how the lathe would handle Ti though . The only thing i have threaded our on the end of the ways like that is Al and it worked ok for that .