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Posted: 12/12/2005 10:39:17 PM EDT
Any homebuilders in the Albany, OR area?
Link Posted: 12/12/2005 10:48:21 PM EDT
I'm in the corvallis area. Just kits though. Nothing to assemble with.
Link Posted: 12/13/2005 7:33:02 PM EDT
We'll have to work on that
Link Posted: 12/13/2005 7:45:29 PM EDT
I'm also in the albany area (salem, corvallis) as well as theres a couple other members in the oregon area, 69veewee and socandyman post here often. I'm going to be building a kit or two here within a couple of months, so I'm sure we could swap info.
Link Posted: 12/14/2005 10:31:01 PM EDT
Please let me know
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 7:33:57 AM EDT
im here in OR but im 3 1/2 hours away
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 7:40:37 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/15/2005 7:41:41 AM EDT by YANKEEFAN]
I'm in Roseburg and me and a buddy or getting set to do two builds a piece.


I see you are a newbie, you should also go to the Hometown section here and check out the Oregon forum...lots o' fun!!
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 8:51:27 AM EDT
Build party?
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 7:16:23 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Conju:
Build party?



That'd be nice.

I was able to get my kits demilled, and the barrels pressed out on my own. All I'd need help with is the riveting of a predrilled receiver, and to press a barrel back in.

Link Posted: 12/15/2005 8:05:41 PM EDT
I don't know how soon I could start my builds as I'm still sinking money into kits that I would like to build. But perhaps sometime in february we could all meet up and do builds. I mainly need tools to do the job and don't want to buy them as I'm only going to do a couple of builds and would rather rent the tooling.
Link Posted: 12/18/2005 6:28:59 PM EDT
I just used a borrowed 8 1/2 ton press to remove the barrel from the kit. I could borrow it again and a side grinder. Need a rivet tool and?
Link Posted: 12/18/2005 9:11:38 PM EDT
Drill press.
Link Posted: 12/19/2005 2:37:08 PM EDT
I live in Corvallis, and put my AMD together mostly in the garage. I do want to re-reciever it as the one I used was slightly tweaked.
Link Posted: 12/19/2005 4:03:37 PM EDT
Do you have proper tooling, tim?
Link Posted: 12/19/2005 7:59:56 PM EDT
A couple of buddies and I are about to build a few after christmas, Also interested in a build party!I live in portland but am from Jefferson/Scio area.
Link Posted: 12/19/2005 11:23:14 PM EDT
Hello. It's good to see a lot of replies to this thread. I live north of Salem and am getting ready to do my first build.
Link Posted: 12/20/2005 2:18:32 PM EDT
i got a welder if you need in jefferson
Link Posted: 12/21/2005 8:44:29 PM EDT
I just got the HF 18" bolt cutters to try and fab a rivet squeezer. Then got home to find out the 24" are on sale for a dollar less(8.99).
Link Posted: 1/15/2006 7:46:05 PM EDT
Rivet squeezers work OK, need better dimpled bar for the rivet heads.
Need some way to fix rivets that came out sub par.
Link Posted: 1/15/2006 10:40:44 PM EDT
if the rivets came out bad about only shoice you have it to remove them and try again :)
Link Posted: 1/16/2006 7:01:55 PM EDT
I live in Salem and a buddy of mine and myself are getting ready to start our first builds, would be happy to get together with some other people and do some building. I've got a drill press and some other tools. Maybe if we all got together we could scrounge together enough tools to do our builds.
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