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Old 06-10-2017, 06:45 PM
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Beginning FrankenRuger SBR



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Well I have started on a 2 in 1 project. I have always thought a MK series's design rifle would be interesting and at the same time I've had a craving for a small compact SBR. So I am merging the two ideas together to satisfy my wants. First I started with the Volquartsen 1911 Target frame and added a 6" PacLite barrel. Next I got a Volquartsen Rail System built to be used the Ruger MK series 5 1/2" bull barrels. I had to turn the PacLite barrel down to the same couture as the Ruger receiver/barrel. This leaves only the threaded portion protureding from the rail system. I also had to clear out the bolt stop clearance as using the same mounting holes that were in the rail system for the Ruger locate the rail system a little farther forward than it was intended. Next is to design a single rod 5/16" dia. wire stock for a 11 1/2" LOP so I can accurately fill out the Form 1 for overall length. The stock will follow down the right side of the gun mounting to the forward side of the rail system. I would like to keep the lower rail opened for accessories. Just doing a quick accessment it looks like the overall length of the gun from muzzle to stock will be about 18". Right now as it stands this guns weight is 39 oz. I know this project is not for everyone but it should full fill some niches I've had for a while and should be fun for me and others to shoot at the range.


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Old 06-10-2017, 11:04 PM
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If they had a picture of "Frankenruger" in Wikipedia it should be your gun. Man that thing looks great but complicated. Could you have just bought a Volquartsen scorpion for about the same price. Not being critical just a question. You have a lot of high end options on your pistol. How does it shoot. I always thought the VQ barrel sleeves looked cool and had good sights !!
It is going to look way cooler when you get a can for it !!
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Old 06-10-2017, 11:55 PM
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I'm looking forward to this. I considered doing this years ago.

In Europe this is available: http://ouluntyostokeskus.com/en/prod...shoulder-stock
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JStacy thanks for the compliments. I have three 1911 Target frames that I have adjusted the barrel lugs on to swap six different uppers on so when I made the decision to move forward with the SBR I already had the two major components. I have been shooting the upper and lower using a FFIII and have been very pleased with the combination. As the gun sits in the picture it has not been shot yet I just put everything together Saturday. I went with the rail system as it looked like a simple platform to mount to for the stock and still have the lower rail opened for other options.

98_1LE I seen this stock online and watched the video before. I couldn't find anywhere that it was available in the states. I do want something that's one solid unit that screws and dowels on to the side of the rail.
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Old 06-11-2017, 11:56 AM
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I have a couple of Tac sols and they shoot quite good. Also how does the barrel sleve/rail system attach to the gun ? Just curious. thanks Jim.
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I have a couple of Tac sols and they shoot quite good. Also how does the barrel sleve/rail system attach to the gun ? Just curious. thanks Jim.
The standard 3 mounting holes that come pre D/T on the receiver are used to join the 2 pieces. These have the same spacing in the PacLite barrel as Ruger has on the 5 1/2" Bull barrel, but Ruger has 6-48 threads compared to the PacLite has 6-40 threads. The barrel is a slip fit into the forward part of the rail system and helps support the two together. This way the 3 mounting screws act more like dowels keeping the barrel from moving side to side or front and back with no real stress on the screws to pull them out. I used blue thread locker on my mounting screws.

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This is my FrankenBrowning with shoulder stock...hight precision over 80 yards.

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This is my FrankenBrowning with shoulder stock...hight precision over 80 yards.
Nice set up. Is that the SAK stock or did you manufacture it yourself?
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That is cool.
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Nice set up. Is that the SAK stock or did you manufacture it yourself?
Similar SAK stock...hand-built using UTG components for quick release.
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