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Old 07-21-2018, 09:06 PM   #141
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I should stop following this thread. I didn't even know I wanted a 53 until just now. Really awesome builds.

My MP5 kit has been sitting around for a few months now while I wait for a good deal to pop up for a tig welder. Then it'll probably still be a little while before I practice enough to be confident on it. I haven't done any tig since high school.
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Old 07-21-2018, 09:10 PM   #142
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Sub guns rule

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Old 07-21-2018, 09:13 PM   #143
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I'm curious, what did you use for the cocking tube and support? Were you able to get away with modifying 33 front end parts?

I wanted a 53, then I didn't. Maybe I think I want one again. Yours came out very nice, congrats!
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Old 07-21-2018, 09:17 PM   #144
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Any plans to build a G36 or UMP now that there are receivers? Or just roller lock guns?

...MP5K?
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Old 07-21-2018, 09:44 PM   #145
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I'm curious, what did you use for the cocking tube and support? Were you able to get away with modifying 33 front end parts?

I wanted a 53, then I didn't. Maybe I think I want one again. Yours came out very nice, congrats!
For the cocking tube I bought a US made one from HKparts.net, the hole for the cocking support was slightly off too.

I used a 53 cocking support. I lucked out and found a 53 bolt, carrier and cocking support for cheap. My whole 53 build came in around $1000.

The 53 is an awesome gun. Its definitely in the top for my favorite gun. Its extremely well balanced.
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Old 07-21-2018, 09:52 PM   #146
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Any plans to build a G36 or UMP now that there are receivers? Or just roller lock guns?

...MP5K?
Why do you do this too me?!?!?!?

MP5K..... yes, I am very slowly piecing one together. Im going to do a reverse stretch MP5K.

UMP... I really want too, I wish I would have bought some parts kits when they were cheap. I definitely see a UMP45 in my future though. Im just not sure how far in the future.

G36.... I wish but how pricey they are I doubt I will. I would be happy just to pick up a SL8.

Right now Im tooled up for 90 series rifles, unfortunately I have almost built all variations of 90 series rifles. I have a G3K coming up and another G3 and hopefully the MP5K by next year.

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Old 08-07-2018, 10:54 PM   #147
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Nope. Just scouts honor.

Taking the stock off is operation #1 for cleaning and take down. You can have a cap, a plug, or even the normal metal stock parts without the stock body on it(keeping the recoil rod but lose the buffer).


Richard. Nice...31? 33? Whatever number it is that short. Cant wait to see the G3k.
Its almost done, gonna test fire tomorrow and then drill and pin the front sight.
Then I will parkerize and paint it.

This G3K turned out pretty nice. Thanks for kit to build this. I have been wanting a K.

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Old 08-08-2018, 12:59 AM   #148
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Looks great!
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Parked and painted the G3K, Man this rifle is badass.


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Excellent work man!!

Beautiful rifle!!!

I neeeeeed to build one of these!
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I just bought a cetme. Do you use the same jig and flat?
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