Bren and again and again

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Re: Bren and again and again

Postby SCVNGR » Fri May 17, 2019 8:23 pm

Damn that looks good.

Mine will be finished any day now.... :rofl:
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Re: Bren and again and again

Postby dadio » Sat May 18, 2019 7:41 pm

That box looks rather familiar , I'm sure its nearly there .
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m1a1 Thompson,sten mk2,mp40,stg44,sterling,mk2 bren gun,lee Enfield no4 mk1,Mauser Kar98, Walther ppk,smith and Weston m10 and Mauser m712
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i'll kill a man in a fair fight or if i think he's going to start a fair fight or over a woman or.......
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Re: Bren and again and again

Postby Tankgunner » Wed May 22, 2019 7:03 pm

Incredible. Will you share the STL files of the buttstock?

I have an STL of the magazine, designed for MP5 internals, hope it may help.
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Weapons: Mosin44, Mosin38, DT-29, Nagant, Bren gun, Enfield No.4 Mk.1, Webley
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Re: Bren and again and again

Postby dadio » Thu May 23, 2019 12:53 am

The stock might be something I'd sell but it represents a significant amount of my time and money to develop so I'm not releasing the STL file or selling the file only .
armoury
m1a1 Thompson,sten mk2,mp40,stg44,sterling,mk2 bren gun,lee Enfield no4 mk1,Mauser Kar98, Walther ppk,smith and Weston m10 and Mauser m712
Give me a big enough hammer and a place to stand and I could fix the world.
i'll kill a man in a fair fight or if i think he's going to start a fair fight or over a woman or.......
a problem shared is a problem halved ,but an advantage shared is no advantage at all
if a job's not worth doing then its certainly not worth doing well

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Re: Bren and again and again

Postby SCVNGR » Sat May 25, 2019 4:33 am

What do you use for the magazines? AUG?
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Re: Bren and again and again

Postby dadio » Sat May 25, 2019 6:55 am

Sadly can't use original mags as they only just don't fit ( typical ) so probably AK mags of the key wind type if I can find them , I'll have to 3d print a U shaped channel to take the BB's back down to the bottom , its what I did for my own Bren only I fabricated the U channels that was can arse to do so I'm looking forward to 3d printing them
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m1a1 Thompson,sten mk2,mp40,stg44,sterling,mk2 bren gun,lee Enfield no4 mk1,Mauser Kar98, Walther ppk,smith and Weston m10 and Mauser m712
Give me a big enough hammer and a place to stand and I could fix the world.
i'll kill a man in a fair fight or if i think he's going to start a fair fight or over a woman or.......
a problem shared is a problem halved ,but an advantage shared is no advantage at all
if a job's not worth doing then its certainly not worth doing well

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Re: Bren and again and again

Postby dadio » Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:04 pm

Got started on the mags , ive 3d printed a channel to flip the BB's 180 degrees
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m1a1 Thompson,sten mk2,mp40,stg44,sterling,mk2 bren gun,lee Enfield no4 mk1,Mauser Kar98, Walther ppk,smith and Weston m10 and Mauser m712
Give me a big enough hammer and a place to stand and I could fix the world.
i'll kill a man in a fair fight or if i think he's going to start a fair fight or over a woman or.......
a problem shared is a problem halved ,but an advantage shared is no advantage at all
if a job's not worth doing then its certainly not worth doing well

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Re: Bren and again and again

Postby Lord Elpus » Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:59 pm

Nice job, nice colour! Did you make the pipe in two pieces, or printed complete tube?
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Re: Bren and again and again

Postby dadio » Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:08 pm

I made it in two pieces that screw together , that way there was no overhangs or possibility of stringing or random defect inside out of sight , I may end up not screwing it together , I got a tip that you could use a 3d pen to repair printed parts so I've been experimenting , i ordered a 3d pen and the one I have uses the same filament as the printer and works really well as a welder ! Totally worth £10 to anybody doing 3d printing , in future for parts that are going to be permanently fixed together I can save time designing mounting points and just weld them together .
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m1a1 Thompson,sten mk2,mp40,stg44,sterling,mk2 bren gun,lee Enfield no4 mk1,Mauser Kar98, Walther ppk,smith and Weston m10 and Mauser m712
Give me a big enough hammer and a place to stand and I could fix the world.
i'll kill a man in a fair fight or if i think he's going to start a fair fight or over a woman or.......
a problem shared is a problem halved ,but an advantage shared is no advantage at all
if a job's not worth doing then its certainly not worth doing well

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Re: Bren and again and again

Postby dadio » Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:31 am

I've finalized the magazine internals design and duplicates are printing now , then i'll modify the Bren mags and fit it all together .
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I had to cut back the genuine Bren mags way further than i expected to get them to sit right and accept the internals and it took ages removing a little at a time but now i have a pattern for the others it wont take long at all .
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m1a1 Thompson,sten mk2,mp40,stg44,sterling,mk2 bren gun,lee Enfield no4 mk1,Mauser Kar98, Walther ppk,smith and Weston m10 and Mauser m712
Give me a big enough hammer and a place to stand and I could fix the world.
i'll kill a man in a fair fight or if i think he's going to start a fair fight or over a woman or.......
a problem shared is a problem halved ,but an advantage shared is no advantage at all
if a job's not worth doing then its certainly not worth doing well

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Re: Bren and again and again

Postby dadio » Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:26 pm

Test fired the Bren today and it fed beautifully :D so I moved on and made another mag and tested that one and it fed perfectly as well :good: .
One more mag to go and a little paint touch up and I'm finished , just waiting on Simon to get back to me about the gearbox upgrades and she's finished !
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m1a1 Thompson,sten mk2,mp40,stg44,sterling,mk2 bren gun,lee Enfield no4 mk1,Mauser Kar98, Walther ppk,smith and Weston m10 and Mauser m712
Give me a big enough hammer and a place to stand and I could fix the world.
i'll kill a man in a fair fight or if i think he's going to start a fair fight or over a woman or.......
a problem shared is a problem halved ,but an advantage shared is no advantage at all
if a job's not worth doing then its certainly not worth doing well

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Re: Bren and again and again

Postby dadio » Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:39 pm

Took a break from Bren mags to do this SA58 monstrosity that Simon wanted as well .
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m1a1 Thompson,sten mk2,mp40,stg44,sterling,mk2 bren gun,lee Enfield no4 mk1,Mauser Kar98, Walther ppk,smith and Weston m10 and Mauser m712
Give me a big enough hammer and a place to stand and I could fix the world.
i'll kill a man in a fair fight or if i think he's going to start a fair fight or over a woman or.......
a problem shared is a problem halved ,but an advantage shared is no advantage at all
if a job's not worth doing then its certainly not worth doing well

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