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    I thought .45 long colt was a good round for this...

    I thought .45 long colt was a good round for this project, since it’s a lowpressure round, very low pressure compared to for example .454 casull.

    My idea wasn’t to make the carbon fiber myself,...
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    Carbon fiber frame

    Can a revolver (.45 colt) frame be made out of carbon fiber instead of steel? If so, how thick does the carbon fiber need to be? Can the frame be cut out from ordinary carbon fiber plates?
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    Minimum chamber thickness

    I’ve seen old revolvers with very thin cylinder wall thickness, like these for example https://www.kirstkonverter.com/ruger-old-army/ruger-converters.gif

    Back in the days the quality of the steel...
  4. Thread: Steel stress

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    Steel stress

    In which part of the chamber is the pressure/stress most high? Is it at the walls surrounding it or at the breech?
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    Minimum barrel strength

    What does a five inch long barrel, with 5mm wall thickness, need at minimum, when handling these calibers;

    Black powder
    1. .36, 12grain FFFG BP
    2. .44, 20grain FFFG BP
    3. .50, 25grain FFFG BP...
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    Black powder barrel of carbon fiber?

    Black powder barrel made of carbon fiber?

    Hello, I’’ve seen thin steel barrels wrapped in carbon fibers on modern guns.

    Since carbon fiber has a very high tensile strength and also is a very...
  7. Thread: Split barrel

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    What’s the matter? I’m just collecting...

    What’s the matter? I’m just collecting information and thoughts. It’s not illegal, giving advise isn’t illegal neither. Why would anything end up in court?
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    If i thread the barrels and pipe instead of...

    If i thread the barrels and pipe instead of useing epoxy, would that be enough to hold it in place?

    Like a suppressor
  9. Thread: Split barrel

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    This is what i’m talking about Imgur: The magic...

    This is what i’m talking about Imgur: The magic of the Internet

    If the problem is that the gas will escape in the middle of the barrel, and the epoxy would’nt be strong enough to hold the barrel...
  10. Thread: Split barrel

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    A revolver got a ”splitted barrel”, the cylinder...

    A revolver got a ”splitted barrel”, the cylinder and barrel isn’t solid.
  11. Thread: Split barrel

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    Split barrel

    Hello, i’m making a single shot pistol in cal. 22 long rifle, and i got two very short barrels for .22, can i use these barrels as one, using a steel pipe that the barrels fit inside of, and some...
  12. Thread: Steel cases

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    This gun has to be recocked and case-released,...

    This gun has to be recocked and case-released, it’s a repeater, no way could this gun be converted to full auto. So i don’t see any legal issues with this at all, as long as i use a rifled barrel.
    ...
  13. Thread: Steel cases

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    This is basically a slamfire shotgun, but instead...

    This is basically a slamfire shotgun, but instead of shotgun shells i use 22lr, and instead of slamming by hand i use a spring.

    For this gun, you will need two barrels/pipes that you slam inside...
  14. Thread: Steel cases

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    Here’s my idea Imgur: The magic of the Internet...

    Here’s my idea
    Imgur: The magic of the Internet

    It’s a slamfire action, that feeds cylindrical steel cases in the same dimension (diameter) as the barrel, the cases contains the round. When a...
  15. Thread: Steel cases

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    Steel cases

    Hello, i’m working on a gun that need special cases made of steel, for the operating.

    It’s a very simple design, even though it’s magazine fed, through these rimless cylindrical cases.

    My...
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    Minimum wall thickness

    Hello, what is the minimum wall thickness for a .22 barrel made of 4340 steel (quenched and tempered)? It has to handle very hot .22lr.
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    The copper tube in the picture is a prototype,...

    The copper tube in the picture is a prototype, the real deal will be made of a chromoly steel, that can’t be welded.

    I though about useing JB weld to reforce the area, would some strong epoxy...
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    Strong steel joining?

    Hello, i need to join steel parts together, and it had to be strong.

    Here’s a picture of what i’m doing
    Imgur: The magic of the Internet

    The bend is very brittle, and i need it as strong as...
  19. Thread: Oak

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    I’m working with handtools. I will make a...

    I’m working with handtools. I will make a prototype out of wood, that will later be made in steel. I just want to check that all dimensions and mechanism works, and wood is much easier and cheaper to...
  20. Thread: Oak

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    Oak

    Hello, should oak wood be dried before working with it? Or is it bad if it's to dry? Or to wet?
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    Low velocity metal?

    Hello, i though abut doing a .22 CAP (flobert) gun for plinking, and i wounder what material the chamber and barrel has to be made of, to handle the pressure?

    Would a ordinary thin tube of random...
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