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Posted: 10/23/2013 4:47:37 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/26/2013 5:12:45 AM EST by KYGun]
Thought I'd jump in and try to mill out an A2 lower to look like an A1. I do think it went well. A 3/8 milling bit in a drill press and a cutoff wheel and emery wheel with a dremel done the work. The right hand side seemed easier to me to do that side. Anyway, I found some dremel bits I had forgot i had, real sharp pointed diamond crust type bits. Really handy with getting sharp edges in place. I still need to work on the very back edge of receiver to fill it in and match it to the highest point in ring. Here's some pics:

No bragging but I'm kinda proud of how it turned out and that I didn;t messed it up other than a little on the right side with the nicks on the very back brace piece. I plan on finding something (JB weld?) to cure this little flaw.
Link Posted: 10/23/2013 4:58:06 PM EST
Old school retro. The way they used to do it before we could pay to have it done. Looks good.
Link Posted: 10/23/2013 5:16:48 PM EST
Looking good, stay on it. I might have to try one if Nodak Spud doesn't have any available soon.

Link Posted: 10/23/2013 6:47:49 PM EST
hey brother, where at in KY are you?
Link Posted: 10/25/2013 6:12:36 AM EST
Shaped the left side up some more. Tackled the right side last night and actually thought it was easier to do than the other side.
Link Posted: 10/25/2013 7:38:30 AM EST
Looks good. More pictures are needed.

Link Posted: 10/25/2013 7:52:03 AM EST
I did an A2 to A1 reprofile once.


Nice job.
Link Posted: 10/25/2013 11:10:45 AM EST
Intercourse THAT feces all up IN it's anal orifice!

Great job but I am WAAAAAAY too chicken shit to attempt that!

I mean it was a hard thing to start bangin and scratchin on a brand new shiny NoDak lower when I did a BFPU but I am convinced I would FUBAR a lower all to hell if I ever tried that!

Hats off to you my friend!

(I need to send one of to be "emBraced!")
Link Posted: 10/25/2013 3:48:40 PM EST
These lower are 80%ers from Shadowopsweaponry on gunbroker.
Link Posted: 10/25/2013 8:12:41 PM EST
Would like to reprofile another to do an XM177E2 sometime. It will either be easier or I'll mess it up, LOL!
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