Magazine Construction

(The magazine is made from a length of 34.93 x 15.88mm 16g tubing, using the same techniques shown in 'Expedient Homemade Firearms', Volume One)

FORM BLOCK

The form block is made from a length of 1" x Y2" flat steel bar.

MAGAZINE LIPS

The magazine lips should be set 9mm apart.

MAGAZINE SPRING

The magazine spring is coiled using 20 gauge spring wire.

MANDREL

The magazine spring mandrel is made from three 14" lengths of 8mm diameter steel rod, brazed/silver soldered together.

FOLLOWER

The follower is formed from a length of steel sheet, 2 Y2" in length and Y2" in width.

BASE PLATE SPRING

The base plate spring is formed from 20 gauge spring wire.

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