Originally Posted by brokengunguy
yeah even though you've told me this. I still would really love the process. I mean I know it might take hours of time in my first 1 probably going to work but be ugly crap. the goal of mine is just to get around through the chamber and then I would be happy. I've been researching different slides and Rails. There's a lot of different kinds. But for now I'm doing research on materials and design right now.
brokengunguy Go for it, if its a real high priority for you then you will pull it off.. Gunsmithing is satisfying hobby for the person who already owns metalsworking machinery..There no shortage of worthy projects to choose from. I prefer attempting to replicate classic AMERICAN single shot rifles .Here is the last one I built from barstock- I made everything except the barrel....Maynard civil war era percussion cap fired breech loading .50 caliber carbine. Hundreds of hours labor in this one.