New Mainspring: Update

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New Mainspring: Update

Postby MGW LLC » Sun Aug 26, 2007 9:47 pm

I tested the prototype mainspring from the manufacture earlier this week.

It works! 8mm strips and loads well now.

I had this first spring a little tweak to fit all the MGs I have sitting around so I sent it back to the manufacture to run up another with the "mods".

If the new spring drops in to everything I believe we are a GO for mass production.


Good times. :mrgreen:

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Re: New Mainspring: Update

Postby Bil » Mon Aug 27, 2007 3:20 pm

Excellant news! :) Thanks for the update. ---bil
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Re: New Mainspring: Update

Postby cz2 » Mon Aug 27, 2007 10:27 pm

Excellent,all good things take time.
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Re: New Mainspring: Update

Postby tomcatshaas » Wed Aug 29, 2007 6:56 pm

So you didn't take our money and spend it on beer and women?....I guess I am somewhat disappointed. But oh well, at least we will get our springs. :mrgreen: Thanks for the update!


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Re: New Mainspring: Update

Postby RaccoonRough » Wed Aug 29, 2007 8:58 pm

Thanks for all your effort and for taking this project on for us all.

RR

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Re: New Mainspring: Update

Postby TOM R » Fri Aug 31, 2007 2:18 pm

most important thing to do on a project like this is keep everyone up to speed, glad to see things are moving along :D
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Re: New Mainspring: Update

Postby M1 Tanker » Fri Aug 31, 2007 2:50 pm

Thank you for the update man!

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Re: New Mainspring: Update

Postby smokinggun » Wed Sep 05, 2007 2:29 pm

Thanks MGW LLC. Do you have any idea when they will be done ?

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Re: New Mainspring: Update

Postby drooling idiot » Tue Oct 02, 2007 5:09 pm

bump for another update

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Re: New Mainspring: Update

Postby MGW LLC » Tue Oct 02, 2007 6:44 pm

Been busy working on projects, nothing new to report as of now.


The manufacture is sending me 4 different variants of the design. When those come in I will be a testing fool!

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Re: New Mainspring: Update

Postby bolex » Fri Oct 05, 2007 11:38 am

MGW LLC wrote:Been busy working on projects, nothing new to report as of now.


The manufacture is sending me 4 different variants of the design. When those come in I will be a testing fool!


So this means that after you test the 4 variants you will select one and place it on order?

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Re: New Mainspring: Update

Postby PvtJoker » Tue Oct 09, 2007 10:41 pm

Any luck with the new springs they sent you? :D

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Re: New Mainspring: Update

Postby MGW LLC » Wed Oct 10, 2007 12:11 am

Still waiting, they are squeezing in my requests with their other business. As I have been told, it is a lot of work setting up the machines for a single spring at a time.

The last spring worked to extract bullets from the belt but was the crushed length was too long to eject the casings. The concern is weak tension with the shortened spring with only one wire. I will be testing two variations of 1 wire and 2 variations of a two wire spring. Original MG42 springs are 3 wire but our metals are much better today.

Everything has been paid for so if I get THE spring we are all looking for, I can give them the go ahead to make the batch!

I am going to be spending the better part of the next couple weeks getting my existing customers taken care of while job hunting during the day. If anyone has any questions, PM me.

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Re: New Mainspring: Update

Postby jstrohm » Thu Oct 18, 2007 5:19 pm

is it to late to place an for one?

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Re: New Mainspring: Update

Postby Orion Arms » Thu Oct 18, 2007 10:47 pm

murph is a stand up guy. we recently did some business with him and wouldnt hesitate to do it again.
by the way we have 2 springs on order as well.

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Re: New Mainspring: Update

Postby SHARPSSHOOTER5090 » Mon Nov 26, 2007 4:20 pm

Anything new on this since last month? Sent funds for 2 way back. Not pushing, just wondering. Waiting patiently with a worm on my tongue (baited breath)!
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Re: New Mainspring: Update

Postby RaccoonRough » Mon Nov 26, 2007 4:49 pm

I have paid for (5) and would like just an update of some sort.

RR

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Re: New Mainspring: Update

Postby bolex » Mon Nov 26, 2007 8:46 pm

I got a PM last Monday, sounds like he is still testing the springs.

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Re: New Mainspring: Update

Postby ctlaw74 » Tue Dec 11, 2007 10:58 pm

I have Conrad working on quite a few things for me as well and I have just had to be patient. I am sure he is slaving away on this stuff as it seems to be quite a love of his. I too am hoping for an update as well.
Keep up the good work MGW!

Look forward to getting those pics!

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Re: New Mainspring: Update

Postby MGW LLC » Fri Dec 14, 2007 2:19 pm

Sorry everyone, I have had a LOT on my plate as of late.

Lots of personal drama and I have been trying to keep up with my projects in the space between.


I'll have 12 springs to send out for general testing around mid Jan.
If you shoot your S/A 42 a lot, I would like your help in running these through the paces.
I will be using the feedback I get back for the final run. I want to get this right the first time but that is not always guaranteed, thus the trial.


If anyone would like to have their money refunded please PM me your name, address and how many springs you have paid for. This is a work in progress and if anyone is unhappy, I will do my best to make it right.


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