I have a long history of working with CAD, and CNC Mills/Lathes, as well as building Air-Rifles, back in the 1980s (and some very minor work on a couple of firearms as well).
And I have built all kinds of custom stocks, from the 80s to mid-90s, when I had an "accident" (re: among other things...
For some reason I've always loved the way the Mini-14 handguard looks and I would like to have one on my M1A. Does anybody know if something like this has ever been manufactured? To be more specific, I am talking about the handguard that is half-ventilated in the front and covers the op rod in...
No wood, but I was definitely going for the "classic" look here.
I decided to give LaFawnduh a new hairdo. So, here's what I did:
1. Bought a Fiberglass M14 upper handguard from TreelineM14.
2. Chopped the back end of the handguard off until...
189 series Ruger Mini-30 Ranch Rifle 7.62x39 caliber
Blued with factory scope rings and factory Green/Black laminate stock
18.5" barrel, post and leaf sights, one Ruger 20 round magazine
(I may have several other magazines that would be included if I can find them)
Bushnell 3-9x 32mm scope...