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Carl Quick's LiteWieght 2240

So for about the last 24 months, I've had her on a serious diet. Now I am happy to report that she lost nearly 13 ounces and is feeling so much better. And let me say one thing, when I pick her up with one hand now she is light as a feather. Well, almost a feather.

Things I have done so far:

OEM main tube was lightened by me.
Barrel is OEM and trimmed down by me.
Main tube plug is made of Delrin by me.
Gas cap is aluminum, comes from HPA and bored out by me.
Hammer is made from Delrin by me with a modified 1701P striker.
Valve is an aluminum Disco rear end with a brass Pro-Top by Anthony.
Trigger grip frame is aluminum by Bluefork Design and then hogged out by Gregg.
Front barrel band is aluminum, made by Anthony, drilled by Rich and milled by me.


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October 2 2011 at 10:02 AM

David Rogers  (Login Yellowdman)
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Response to Doesn't Aluminium corrode in an odd kind of way?

your are right on aluminum and corrosion - I was thinking about getting it anodized to help but we'll see. I'm keeping a close eye on it. I would use stainless but my mini lathe can't handle big chunks of it. I'm making another endcap out of Naval Brass which has more lead in it and resist corrosion a lot better.

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