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Forum topic by fineamerican posted 03-25-2010 12:19 AM 3314 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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fineamerican

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03-25-2010 12:19 AM

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Ive been commissioned to build this box but cant talk my wife into letting me buy one so I can fit it precisely. So Im reaching out to see if anyone can point me to a site that has this information, or has built one or something similar. Thanks!
John

-- John A. Thomas, South Carolina, www.thomaswoodworker.com


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#1 posted 03-25-2010 12:28 AM

Probably the best way would be to go to a gunshop and ask to be able to measure or trace one. You can probably buy a pretty realistic toy one also that matches a real one pretty closely.

-- Michael Murphy, Woodland, CA.

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#2 posted 03-25-2010 01:17 AM

John, I am working on one right now. The guy gave me a trace pattern of his gun and I basically have made a box around it. Inside dimensions are 8 1/2 X 11. It’s not finished yet. He plans on using foam and laying a nice piece a material down. Will post it as soon as I’m done.

-- Rick

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#3 posted 03-25-2010 02:14 AM

http://www.springfield-armory.com/armory.php

-- measure once, keep cuttin' til it fits

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#4 posted 04-01-2010 01:41 PM

Rick-
Thanks I look forward to see ing your finished work!

-- John A. Thomas, South Carolina, www.thomaswoodworker.com

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