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Originally Posted by cudak888 View Post
The laser-cut bits have arrived.
Are those really laser-cut? Or did they use a waterjet? Just curious, I know a few lasers do aluminum but not many, and those parts kind of look waterjet cut.

Originally Posted by cudak888 View Post
Now, the big issue is that the Oillite bushing that I had turned into a compensator collar...fell apart. It didn't have the strength to be thinned and shoved in the spring. I plan to 3D print this part. Might have better luck.
That little pip that goes inside the spring? Easy to turn on a lathe. PM me the dimensions if 3D printing doesn't work.
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