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by Trayce1911
Tue Mar 28, 2017 6:41 pm
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: Help with Build
Replies: 30
Views: 293

Re: Help with Build

So i cut the top out and roughly fit the top cover, cut it undersized so i can adjust as needed, the feed tray wont sit flat yet, gita file the area where its raised in the front all in all though not too shabby.
by Trayce1911
Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: Help with Build
Replies: 30
Views: 293

Re: Help with Build

Ok... guess mine was cut too small ill have to fix it later. I have trouple reading some of the prints from brp witch is why im using some measurements from multiple sources. It seems they are all fairly close just slightly smaller or largwr of an area removed i figured to go mostly on the smaller ...
by Trayce1911
Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:34 am
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: Help with Build
Replies: 30
Views: 293

Re: Help with Build

Ok... guess mine was cut too small ill have to fix it later. I have trouple reading some of the prints from brp witch is why im using some measurements from multiple sources. It seems they are all fairly close just slightly smaller or largwr of an area removed i figured to go mostly on the smaller s...
by Trayce1911
Sun Mar 26, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: Help with Build
Replies: 30
Views: 293

Re: Help with Build

So was drawing the charging handle slot. And was messing with my machined ratchet plate from global machine and i dawned on me is the charging handle supposed to glide in the cut in the ratchet plate? It seems like it should, also how much room for for varience is there for measurements on the cutou...
by Trayce1911
Sun Mar 26, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: Help with Build
Replies: 30
Views: 293

Re: Help with Build

To answer your question i dont have any prior machinists skills just kinda floating through this, hence why im gathering all the information i can, i have a gunsmith local im good friends with but he made it clear he wants nothing to do with this build Building these guns are pretty far past the ab...
by Trayce1911
Sun Mar 26, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: Help with Build
Replies: 30
Views: 293

Re: Help with Build

Here are some pics
by Trayce1911
Sun Mar 26, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: Help with Build
Replies: 30
Views: 293

Re: Help with Build

Ok i made the first cut got the cammin block on but ran out of dremmel discs so cant get the other side on yet. But based on thus point i started marking the receiver based on the srawings i got from gunbroker. To answer your question i dont have any prior machinists skills just kinda floating throu...
by Trayce1911
Sun Mar 26, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: MG42 Photos and Video
Topic: My first gun build
Replies: 2
Views: 39

Re: My first gun build

Very nice! Got any charging handle measurements?
by Trayce1911
Sun Mar 26, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: Help with Build
Replies: 30
Views: 293

Re: Help with Build

This us what im working with, the receiver shells are scoth taped together for measuring and marking purposes
by Trayce1911
Sun Mar 26, 2017 8:18 am
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: Help with Build
Replies: 30
Views: 293

Re: Help with Build

I made a nice jig for welding mine up. I used a block of steel that I machined to fit snug in the rails. Both ends of the block were bored to except a 1in rod on one end and the buffer spring in the other. The 1in rod extended to the front bushing and had a sleeve that fit snug between the rod and ...
by Trayce1911
Sat Mar 25, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: Help with Build
Replies: 30
Views: 293

Re: Help with Build

Yea i knew all that i was planning on making a rough cutout for the gripstick and bolt blocker then welding the entire thing, ive read that fitting the charging handle prior to welding can be alot easier as well, i kean ive basically got eveerything i need just "hesitant" i dont wanna mess...
by Trayce1911
Sat Mar 25, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: Help with Build
Replies: 30
Views: 293

Re: Help with Build

Almost ready to start the build just got my receiver shells in the mail from global machine now waiting on the mg3 rear buffer section and the brp gripstick, anyone got suggestions on where to start i dont have immediate access to a welder so that will have to wait, but i wasnt sure if i should weld...
by Trayce1911
Tue Mar 21, 2017 12:52 pm
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: Help with Build
Replies: 30
Views: 293

Re: Help with Build

Ok so i got my mg1 top cover and feed tray from Robertrtg and a mg3 front section to repair my shroud. And i just got my receiver drawings in the mail today vane with alot of pictures of a fully assembled receiver from all angles very nice drawings with measurements on everything, now just waiting t...
by Trayce1911
Sat Mar 11, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Barrel for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 85

Barrel for sale

I have an m53 top cover, feed tray and barrel all for 8mm, already got my .308 setuo so dont need this anymore, barrel is shootable but has seen alot of use. Asking $350 for the set
by Trayce1911
Wed Mar 08, 2017 7:45 am
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: Help with Build
Replies: 30
Views: 293

Re: Help with Build

So i got in my newly manufactured mg42 barrel in (7.62) it came with a barrel extension attached, but it is verry tight when i lay it in the shroud with the cramming block on, i haven't repaired the front bushing yet. My 8mm barrel is very loose and moves freely should i be concerned? It will move i...
by Trayce1911
Tue Mar 07, 2017 8:05 am
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: Help with Build
Replies: 30
Views: 293

Re: Help with Build

Thanks a lot! I just got a teply from him, i currently am a member of weaponsguild through another name, im just honestly new to researching all of this ive build a few aks, and stens but this one i needed a bit of help been researching the build for the better part of a year and a half. Ill probabl...
by Trayce1911
Mon Mar 06, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: Help with Build
Replies: 30
Views: 293

Re: Help with Build

I actually ended up finding the templates i was looking for on weaponsguild, im planning.on using a BRP AR15 style trigger group pretty much im ready to start the buld just goimg back and forth on what receiver blank to use. Im leaning towards cold steel but still not sure since alot of the stickies...
by Trayce1911
Fri Mar 03, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: MG42 General Discussion
Topic: Reciver template?
Replies: 2
Views: 103

Reciver template?

Anyone have a template for the mg42 blanks? BRP's preferably. Thanks
by Trayce1911
Wed Mar 01, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: Help with Build
Replies: 30
Views: 293

Re: Help with Build

Thanks, ive actually been reading here for the better part of a year, and just recently made an account i have all the details i ned besides exact measurements for the grip stick slot, ejection slot, and top feed cover slot
by Trayce1911
Wed Mar 01, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: MG42 Build It Yourself
Topic: Help with Build
Replies: 30
Views: 293

Help with Build

So i got myself an M53 kit from Apex and i have about an inch of receiver left left after installing the camm block(trunnion) its all jagged as it should be and im unsure uf i should cut it square or not, so far my options for a receiver are what look to be somthing similar to brp stampings but they...

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