Well after having a couple of months off enjoying the sun I got the itch and decided to continue with the build. I broke myself in gently enough....
Lots of patience, good job. Thanks for sharing.
Tremendous Rudy, thanks for the input!
Thanks Rudy, did you need to acid etch primer it first? And can you provide more information on the type of paint you used?
Keeping my eye on this one Brian.
Just to finish off the most of this frame front, I do have the base mounting holes to drill, along with the holes for the lubricator...
Little bit more progression this time - chipping away, would like to get this piece laid to rest tomorrow!
Setting up for cutting the...
A little counter sinking to aid tapping it in with the toffee hammer.
.220 dialed in.
Ok so, back home after a quick week away with work. Got pretty much straight back into it.
Spoiler - I had another challenge with the frame...
Part of me thought about doing something like this too. I kind of wish I had but I don't really have anythign thinner than a 18 thou slitting saw...
Have you tried modelling this up in CAD yourself? I only ask as this always helps me when I can't get my head around a 2D drawing....
Just having a look over this post and it goes to show that taking a break and looking over your progress can help reevaluate the method you have...
Well my gut said to just start again so that's what happened - I am not where I would like to be but I did more than I expected today. Apologies...
I will sleep on it and see how I feel tomorrow. Early start for a big day. Cut today short after realising this error in order to get everything...
Yeah im mostly keeping it imperial but it is definitely going to end up a hybrid :cool:
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