custom made rifles?


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mrman99
February 25, 2003, 11:16 AM
I'm doing some research on making my own bolt action rifle from scratch, anyone have any good links that I can check out. I own my own cnc shop and have all the equipment to make a rifle, minus the barrel. I tried looking through google, but there isn't much info on custom rifles. I'm looking for diagrams, blue prints, concepts, section views and any other info I can get my hands on. I appreciate any help I can get. Also i'm from calif. and need some advice on gun regulations, and what I need to register it. And whats illegal to have there.

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griz
February 25, 2003, 11:46 AM
You might try looking into the sport of benchrest shooting. In their quest for rigid actions they make some one of a kind rail guns. It might not be the action you are looking for but maybe they would know the legalities of making a rifle.

TechBrute
February 25, 2003, 11:48 AM
You'll need to start with a call to the AG. They will get you pointed in the right direction, paperwork wise. You can machine anything you want, but as soon as you make a couple parts that fit together to make a gun, you're outside the law. And that's even if the parts aren't assembled. And don't expect them to make it easy on you, either. :mad:

Are you wanting to make your action from scratch? If so, you might not find a huge supply of those sorts of resources, because most people with a workable design are going to patent their work and/or produce it.

bogie
February 25, 2003, 11:54 AM
Wrongo - you can make a firearm for your own use. Just can't sell it.

Check out the centerfire discussion forum at www.benchrest.com - some of the machinists there are among the best in the would.

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