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hand made wooden gun

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maltaspearo

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Recently i been shoping around for a new wooden gun and was set on totemsub tahiti. but when i got to ordering it it was going to cost way too much to have it shiped to malta maybe ill hope over to sicily in the future and got one from there propbably be alot cheaper than ordering online.
Anyway untill that time comes iv been racking my brain on a design for my homemade gun. i see alot of wooden guns but none of them seem to be very hydrodynamic. they look to me to have alot of drag not good for tracking fish. PLEASE CORRECT ME IF IM WRONG. but thats what thay look like from all the pics iv seen of diferent guns. thay are all beutifull guns but look a little bit bulky. i especialy like totemsub and kes.
i was think of a wooden gun that is streamline like C4 MONASCOOCA this is what i have came up with. what do you think does it bas the test or is it back to the drawing board.all coments apreicated this is only a samle of what the muzzel will look like.
 

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Memo

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dude, is this the gun that you start building? IMO and like most speros will say, the elipsoidal shapes are easy to track. I see band channels in this design will definately give you a stable tracking without trembling bands.
As far as I see from the good eurostyle wooden guns, the barrel tickness are all under 40mm, I think your best bet will be to develop a design of a proved company or your needs.

Keep up the good work and please send us more pictures about the complete design... :D
 

maltaspearo

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notine how the muzzele is now thicker than a cigerette back
 

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maltaspearo

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last pic for now

please tell me what you think about this designe. this is only a prototype the real gun will be made of 6 plyes of laminated sipo mahogany and beechwood
 

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Memo

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did you design a rail on the barrel? and what about the handle? what will you use?
 

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I'm sure more experienced wooden euro style gun users like Shane and Aydin will say some good tricks. IMHO you did a very nice job.
 

maltaspearo

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thank you!!!!

the handel is going to be hand crafed from the same peice of wood as the barrel it will all be one peice of wood i am planning to copy the mb omer handel and am going to use omer mechanism. only the parts will be made of stianless stell th only original omer part will be the actuall hamer in the mechanism.the other two peices will be copy of the plastic part but made of ss.or brass
brass will look good on a wooden gun.

the rial will be routered out of the delrin or nylon resin that will be inbeded in to the barrel. anyway youll see when its finished
 

Memo

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okay keep us all informed.. you dont use laminated wood do you?? how will you protect it against water?
 

maltaspearo

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yes i am going to use laminated wood. im going to use apoxy resin to coat the wood
 

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Malta,

Thanks for sharing. :cool:

How are you going to insert bands into the muzzle? I see that in a few photos you have one in there. Are you simply going to construct the band inside the muzzle?

It would seem that a standard slit/groove (found on most muzzles) would not be possilble on your gun, without seriously compromising the strength.
 

Memo

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why not he can make front groove for ban replacement just the way I tried to show in my poor drawing.
 

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Memo

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I know it will destroy the elegant look of the muzzle but I think it will do the job..
 
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