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(@lord-elpus)
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Along with the Enfield’s I’m building, there’s a couple of Carcano’s in the mix, started shaping one today, hopefully by this time next week, should have a few more stocks coming to shape.

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Posted : 26/09/2021 2:54 pm
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What do you use to taper the bodies?

 
Posted : 29/09/2021 8:17 am
(@lord-elpus)
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Here’s a pic of the weapon I use, this is an old black and decker 4 1/2 inch dia grinder, nowadays they are 14 mm threaded 115mm dia, but there’s loads of these wood shaping blades on eBay, so you’ll find something to fit.

   They need a bit of practice as they are quite fierce to use in the beginning. When the shape is close I use a wood rasp/file to flatten it out, then 40 grit, to 80 grit, to 120 grit production paper.

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Posted : 30/09/2021 4:01 pm
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Done a bit more on shaping the stocks, 2 Carcano’s, 1 L42a1, and a shorty SMLE, abit more sanding to get the trigger height right, then make top woods.

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Posted : 02/10/2021 3:48 pm
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Carcano replicas moved up to metalwork stage today, butt plates and front sling bands made and fitted.

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Posted : 25/11/2021 4:47 pm
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Mag/ trigger guards done, charge handles next.

 
Posted : 22/01/2022 1:12 pm
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Finished making forward mount charge handles for the two Carcanos, new design, might not work out, but I’ll give them some try out time before I decide.

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Posted : 30/01/2022 4:46 pm
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Carcanos now finished, but can’t seem to put up anymore pics.

 
Posted : 16/02/2022 3:32 pm
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