LMAO!!!! Obviously a keeper.
While I enjoy playing Fallout 3, my dear wife is the one that plays every day. I mostly watch and spot for her and yell things like "Why are you just standing there absorbing bullets? MOVE!" LOL! Anyhow, while watching her play I remarked about various weapons on screen and said that the "assault rifle" looks a lot like the cetme kit that Apex is selling for the WG price of $166+shipping. I pulled it up on their site and she says "your gonna build that, right?"
Soooo, I now have a cetme kit coming soon to build for my wife. Her Fallout 3 assault weapon. Hey, anything to get to build another gun, but I know 0 about it. Started studying and it looks like a fun yet very involved build. Wish me luck!
LMAO!!!! Obviously a keeper.
Enforcement, NOT Amnesty!!!!!!
"If they’re going to come here illegally, apply for & receive assistance through a corrupted Government agency encouraging this lawless behavior, work under the table & send billions of dollars each year back to their families in Mexico, while bleeding local economies dry, protest in our streets waving their Mexican flags DEMANDING rights, while I have to press ’1′ for English, then they need to be shipped back to where they came from!" -Chad Miller
it is involved indeed but not that dificult if you are handy. for easier build pre-bent receiver shell is a good way to start. give Tim from Gewehr Werks a call. he's selling pre-bent receivers right now and price is good too. Those are FFL however.
also good welder MIG or TIG would be needed. no riveting whatsoever on CETME
i had fun building my CETME and overcoming challenges. didn't have any prior experience with CETMEs/HKs but pushed it through eventually. did make few mistakes though. I have another one sitting, waiting. wanna do this one too some day soon and dress it up like a G3.
from my experience bending flats into shells is a biggest PITA of the entire build. I have HK-parts bending jig and it is not that simple to bend flats perfectly even. i've gone through 4 flats before i had an acceptable result. and still had to 'massage' it awhile after welding to get the bolt carrier go through smoothly w/o hangups. took most of the time just doing that (completing receiver shell)
Yea I'd double tap what dnepro-mike said. Its a pain to do the receiver if you bend it yourself. I went through probably 6 flats using different bend methods, still never had a succesful bend. Ended up selling off the G3 kit and everything associated with it. became a money pit.
Also Fallout 3 is one of the best games ever made. ive 'wasted' so much of my life playing that game, and the first 2, and am looking forward like a giggly impatient schoolgirl for fallout 4. such an awesome series. good luck on the build!
Dew, thats literally one of the most epic stories ever. Your wife wanted the gun she uses on a kickass game, so she told you to build it...
Cant wait to watch the thread
“The rifle itself has no moral stature, since it has no will of its own. Naturally, it may be used by evil men for evil purposes, but there are more good men than evil, and while the latter cannot be persuaded to the path of righteousness by propaganda, they can certainly be corrected by good men with rifles.”
― Jeff Cooper
Sounds like she is supportive of you building, and that is a good thing.
Looking forward to how you do your cetme build.
"To show you how radical I am, I want carjackers dead. I want rapists dead. I want burglars dead. I want child molesters dead. I want the bad guys dead. No court case. No parole. No early release. I want 'em dead. Get a gun and when they attack you, shoot 'em."
Ted Nugent - speaking at the NRA convention April 17, 2005
You got to love that!!! I couldn't have gotten away with that in a million years,,but then both my X's weren't all that interested in shooting.
Those can be a pain, I've never bent a flat for one sense I had heard they were such a pain in the ass to get just right, but I did buy a couple early Century builds on the cheap that were really messed up, and yes it took some serious massaging on one receiver to get it to work right.
That one was a real bitch and to the point it took a re-blue to make it look good after, it got so beat up by me fixing it. I tweaked and fucked around with that particular one for weeks before I finally got it right!!! It was a royal pain in the ass. It may just have been easier to start with a fresh receiver ,,in hind sight!
One groove in the side on that particular one was at a slight angle and not parallel to the bolt/receiver, and that caused no end of cussing and fits to get the groove back right again! That's where all the beating and massaging and re-bluing came in. No Clue how that one ever even made it off the factory floor??
I can't remember the exact thing I ended up doing on the better of the two to get it right, and I'm not sure if I ever did,, really,, figure out just exactly what I did do to make it right ,,but I do recall it was a pain to make that one run right also! That was way back in the late 80's or so when Century was at it's worst pretty much. That one I had to do some major trigger work on ,,and it also didn't want to pick up fresh rounds or extract reliably either?? If I recall something was out of spec on the receiver besides the trigger and extractor issues?? I tried multiple things by the time was all said and done and I FINALLY got it running right! That one DAMN NEAR went swimming with the fishy's,,sense I was running out of patience by the time I'd gotten to #2 !! The river was only about 30' away,and I was very very tempted a couple of times!!!
That was the last of that platform for me! I don't really have all that much good to say about them myself honestly.
Good luck with it, I'm glad you've got a cooperative and understanding wiffy,,mine weren't!
if you got a good kit .... these are an easy build.
the FCG conversion is posted here at GUNCO, at WG & at MF.... easy stuff to do.
bending the receiver is cake work. most people do them with jigs that are available for free at the places your a member...
Nitegunner & me even bench bend them with nothing more than 2 bolts & a screwdriver at build party's when theres no jig available.
really nothing to bending these receivers if you have a good flat & take your time. spend more time on getting the cocking tube right & welding it in nicely.
essential tools for this build? some c clamps, a welder, cut off wheel on some type of spinning device. LMAO
awesome shooting battle rifles.
say what you mean & mean what you say
YES, i work for TEC Tactical.. 07/02 SOT