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MUG 11-20-2012 10:26 PM

DIY M6 Scout
 
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Complete ground up build of a .410 O/U based on the Springfield Armory M6 Scout. Slightly longer and more stout than the original. Test fired without incident. Still have some finishing touches to complete.

mountainman13 11-20-2012 11:04 PM

Very cool. Welcome to FTF.

MUG 11-20-2012 11:14 PM

Thanks brother.

FullautoUSA 11-21-2012 02:24 AM

Great job, when you say ground up, are you saying that you fabricated the parts?

MUG 11-21-2012 12:25 PM

That's correct. The only purchased items were the hardware. Pins, screws, springs etc. Everything else was fabricated.

Jstrong 11-21-2012 12:49 PM

How much did it cost you to build them? Would you ever consider selling one assuming you had proper licenses?

MUG 11-21-2012 01:40 PM

The fab work didn't cost me anything but time. I'm a steel fabricator by trade and have access to all the necessary equipment and material. I would guess that I probably have about $150 total for both guns. That's just for the hardware. I could probably get that cost down some, but I bought most of the hardware from McMaster Carr, which is about the most expensive place to by from.

orangello 11-21-2012 02:18 PM

.410 over what?
The only one i ever got to shoot was .410/.22 hornet.

MUG 11-21-2012 02:31 PM

Both barrels are .410. I didn't have a way to broach a barrel effectively for a .22 caliber. This was my first attempt at a complete build and I didn't want to take a lot of time trying to get a .22 barrel machined. I still had several other details that I needed to work through to make the gun functional.

HOSSFLY 11-22-2012 12:56 PM

Whats the stock made of--
Weight?


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