CS12-80 Uppers Are Done!

At long last, the Upper Receivers for the CS12-80 project are finished.   Here are a few pictures of Combined Setup 4/5:   First two are of the softjaws for setup 5 where I inserted[…]

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Setup #3 is GO.

Got setup two done week before last.  The first pic in this gallery is from the final day of that setup. Last week I programmed and built up the setup, and then on Sunday I[…]

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Didn’t realize…

That there was quite this much metal to come off in the second setup, but boy howdy was there. Just look at the piles of swarf from just one day:     The last three[…]

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Next Setup, GO!

Once that first monster setup, which took forever (just over three weeks, by my count) was done, I could move on to the next setup, which wouldn’t take very long at all.   Before I[…]

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Time Flies…

At 47 minutes for each cycle, it’s amazing how much time is contained in that little pile there. CS12-80 Uppers are progressing, albeit slowly.  This first setup is a damned long one.  The next four[…]

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