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    Default Can a Man build his own Can?

    I'm on the verge of sending off the 200 hard earned dollars to the BATFEPQRX for to build my own can. I had originally thought about building one that would work on both my 10/22 and my Galil, but the more I think about it, the more I want to make one specifically for my 10/22.

    I've got a qestion though. I'd like to not have to spend the money to SBR the little Ruger, but I'd also like to have the barrel w/can about the same lenght as original. If I permenently attatched the can (like 8" long) to a short barrel (like 8" or 9"), would that negate the need to SBR it?

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    Yes.

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    Yay for me!

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    Little caveats must be aware of, such as you can't have "spare parts", they count as a second device. And don't start working on it until you have the papers.

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    Just make sure the can maintains it's length when disassembled, as in weld on the rearcap to the tube. You might also want to leave the bbl a bit longer and extend and port it into the rear of the can to form an expansion chamber.

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    One other thing you might want to do is drop off the rest of your rifle with a family member or friend before you chop and weld the extention/can to the barrel at a differant place. get your barrel length to legal rifle length before you have it all in one location as an unregistered sbr even if it's only for a little while.

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    do you have a lathe to do it on?

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    Quote Originally Posted by noobert View Post
    do you have a lathe to do it on?
    Yes. I have a lathe and mill.

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    I was thinking of making a 2-piece design where the outer can and rearcap are one piece, and the monolythic core and endcap another piece. If I'm making it integral to the barrel, I guess I could go as big I want, to facilitate an expansion chamber.

    Getting approval from the spouse will probably be harder than from the ATF! I'll just have to send off the forms without her knowledge, then when it comes back, I'll play dumb.

    "I didn't tell you about this? I thought I did 6 months ago."

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    Why call them "cans"? isn't that a toilet?? hmmmm

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