Copper U's?

Discussion in 'Weapons & Pneumatics' started by SteveT44, Aug 27, 2015.

  1. SteveT44

    SteveT44 Well-Known Member

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    Anybody ever fool around with these? Looks like a handy item for fabing really tight mags.

    McMaster-Carr

    Before I order some, wanted to see if anybody has tested them for bb clearance.

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    Straight mags work much better than coils, easier to clean ,set up and make.
    Buy Home Depot Ice maker copper tubing (thinner wall, bigger ID).
    Coils are easier to mount in confined areas but have many more issues that cause jams.
     
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    I agree go with straight. Most of the folks I know that have coil guns have had problems with them.
     
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    I agree, straights the way to go but I may have to get a bit bendy with the aft mags on my Barham. Just wondering if anybody's fooled around with the U's?
     
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    I use a Swagelok bender and it works amazingly well (but it is incredibly expensive), if you want I will bring it to Maryland and you can bend several magazines and uptake tubes in a couple of seconds.
     
  6. SteveT44

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    I have one of these which works pretty well actually. I'll worry about tubing bends closer to when I'm arming the boat.
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