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    Desktop 'Ghost Gunner' Aluminum mill to make key gun part goes on sale US$1.2K

    Within a matter of hours, libertarian Cody Wilson of Austin, Texas had collected more than 40 pre-orders for the computer-controlled Ghost Gunner, which his firm Defense Distributed is selling online for $1,199.

    "I'd say it's a desktop machine that can mill aluminum," Wilson told AFP by email when asked to describe the black cube device in layman's terms. "We've programmed it to easily mill guns for the uninitiated user."

    Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2014-10-desktop...-sale.html#jCp

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    http://www.harborfreight.com/two-spe...ine-44991.html

    Wait for a sale and get it at $400. 1000-400= $600 savings.

    A monkey can finish a 80% ....

    So you can use the mill to make AR, AK, etc receivers ...

    Or go the hillbilly route and use either a Dremel or bench press....

    You can finish lowers and sell them if you want to serialize them and deal with the AFT/BATF paperwork BS. But if you were going to do that, a Bridgeport mill is better ... with computer control (used ~ 1.5K-3K).

    https://ghostgunner.net/preorder.html

    ^^ and its one of the "pledges" .. u pay hard earned cash for a promise to produce. What, the guy does not have 50K to invest? Go to Shark Tank ....


    Or make it via flat/block aluminum ... http://www.weaponeer.net/forum/uploa...t_Receiver.pdf
    No need for 80%
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    Myself and a few others pitched in and we ordered ours for a party build. Also most people fail to realize it can be used to mill other things beside 80% lowers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zack991 View Post
    Myself and a few others pitched in and we ordered ours for a party build. Also most people fail to realize it can be used to mill other things beside 80% lowers.
    It is still a mill, right? lol

    Not as flexible as a mini-mill though....

    Have fun at your build party.

    Anyone using the cast 80% ? They are like 30 bucks each....

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    Quote Originally Posted by davidmcbeth View Post
    It is still a mill, right? lol

    Not as flexible as a mini-mill though....

    Have fun at your build party.

    Anyone using the cast 80% ? They are like 30 bucks each....
    Agreed, well I am hoping to figure out a way to use it to mill a AK receiver. I am not sure if anyone is planning to use one yet, but there is a good chance. There is 11 of us.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zack991 View Post
    Agreed, well I am hoping to figure out a way to use it to mill a AK receiver. I am not sure if anyone is planning to use one yet, but there is a good chance. There is 11 of us.
    AK, have to get the rails attached ... that's the trick to that one (I weld 'em on)...plus zillions of rivets (or bolt/screws depending on your skill and tool box) and , if starting with a flat, bending. Only touchy hole to be made is the trigger hole...but if an error is made, its fixable. AK receiver only has that one milled out hole if I recall (or at least just one that is hard) ...rest can be done via a bench press, simple drilling...
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    Quote Originally Posted by davidmcbeth View Post
    Anyone using the cast 80% ? They are like 30 bucks each....
    I have tried a few, they are OK. I have also tried a couple of polys, in an attempt to make an ultralight.

    The GG mill is ok if you are unsure as to the proper use of a ruler. I am pretty sure of my measurements and I use a jig to get the big stuff. I am with you on this one David, no need to spend the extra bucks on a less versatile machine.
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