Monthly Archives: July 2012

AR-15 Grip and Stock

So the two-part lower receiver for my AR-15 is coming along.  To support the buffer tube I have designed and modeled a grip and stock in one-piece.  The grip should lend strength to the stock and buffer tube area.   … Continue reading

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Yes, I’m expecting slashdot effect splash damage to hit the site any minute as we’re only 3 links off from the actual slashdot article, and cover the issue at hand.  Server downtime may occur (this site is nothing special and … Continue reading

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AR-15 Two-part lower

After my AR-15 failed structurally in the buffer tube area, I decided to alter the model and print the lower receiver in two parts.  This allowed me to tweak the detail settings on the buffer tube threads, without worrying about … Continue reading

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AR-15 lower failure, new spools.

Decided to go the cheap route and get an AR-15 lower with a .22LR upper, so I could put several thousand rounds downrange for a fraction of the cost of 7.62 ammo(as my AR-10 would use).  Here it is, fully … Continue reading

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