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How to make a firing pin out of a Nail


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Old 05-10-2013, 05:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Default How to make a firing pin out of a Nail

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Old 05-10-2013, 07:26 PM   #2 (permalink)
 
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Pretty cool but I wonder how many rounds you'd get out of it. I'm sure the metal is softer
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probably not too many.
but evcen it it lasts only 100 rds its still pretty cool

The author says he has a way to harden the nail futher too to last longer but I didnt follow up.
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Now they will want to outlaw Bench Grinders, Files & Duplex Nails..............
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Nails make good guide rods for some smaller pistols.
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the small nails work good when i need an impromptu blowgun.
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