I should post this, because it is tangentially relevant and I shot a fish that I’m really proud of. It was also the first “real” test of this speargun. The “misfire” is a result of me not being used to the little bit extra trigger tension with the break-away rig 🙂 … Continue reading Wahoo!
Exploded and complete, about 3 hours work from the STL files I used for the CNC. Click for larger view.
From this: To this:
Pretty much finished. Heading to the far North this weekend, so will see how well I get on with it.
Got the handle frame back from Charlie, who did a terrific job. Today’s job was to test the muzzle and see if my stainless trigger was up to the task – both performed very well and I’m super pleased. … Continue reading Locked and Loaded
Gosh, it’s been a long time since I worked on this. I sent the handle bits away to my friend Charlie at Images of Steel Ltd, and he did a fantastic job of welding the two parts together. Fingers crossed I can get this finished in the next month or so! … Continue reading Handle frame welded
Well I’ve finally managed to get round to sending the handle & plate off to the welder. It looks like a trip up to the coromandel might be coming up, so I’m pretty keen on getting this finished up for then. In the mean time, here’s a render of the STL file (with and without… Continue reading Speargun progress
Made some more progress this afternoon on the stainless end of the speargun: And the muzzle is almost done polishing, just needs to be bent… Continue reading
I am covered in saw dust. Took the posts off and sanded out the undercuts in the muzzle. I made a dumb mistake and gouged a tiny bit more than I should have in one of them, but screw it, I’ll be able to hide it with epoxy. … Continue reading Sawdust fabrication
CNC porn? CNC porn: Rough milling the top half: Finishing pass: Flipped over to mill the bottom: Rough pass: Finishing pass: