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Forum: All About Guns 11-21-2021, 11:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,892
Posted By Mike N
Re: 1.5 wraps set up

A buddy of mine had me an an extra line wrap hook on the blank about halfway up the gun.
MN
Forum: All About Guns 01-02-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,015
Posted By Mike N
Re: How much curve can I plane from a blank

I would do and have done this.

Use thinner lams next time.

MN
Forum: All About Guns 12-01-2018, 12:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,551
Posted By Mike N
Re: Straits Cray Gun Build

Epoxy coated edges of the spear track tend to wear off as the wishbones rub on then. I have found that if I relieve the hard corners for the entire length of the track, the epoxy coating lasts much...
Forum: All About Guns 12-01-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,516
Posted By Mike N
Re: Gun porn 62" Light BW Builds

Tight work, D! Did you have to use much lead?

MN
Forum: All About Guns 12-01-2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,551
Posted By Mike N
Re: Straits Cray Gun Build

Knock down the hard edges. Epoxy does not like to stay attached to outside corners and edges.

MN
Forum: All About Guns 09-04-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,507
Posted By Mike N
Re: Ballasting a Negatively Bouyant Gun?

I have added plugs of divinycell to make a negative gun float.

MN
Forum: All About Guns 08-12-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,551
Posted By Mike N
Re: Straits Cray Gun Build

I use a 5/8" bit for that handle insert.

MN
Forum: All About Guns 08-10-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,843
Posted By Mike N
Re: Completed 53" Midhandle build

Lovely work, Dean.

MN
Forum: All About Guns 06-01-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,878
Posted By Mike N
Re: 30" hole guns

Beautiful work, Dean!


MN

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Forum: All About Guns 03-11-2018, 01:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,130
Posted By Mike N
Forum: All About Guns 09-22-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,516
Posted By Mike N
Re: Butt Pad Ideas... mold rubber?

I have sourced good loading pad material from shoe repair shops. Birkenstocks type sole material works very well and attaches great with epoxy.

MN
Forum: California Spearfishing 07-27-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,600
Posted By Mike N
Re: Greetings from Guam!

Thanks,

I'll set this gun up with threaded inserts for a reel, and a upgrade policy for a longer gun if she ever decides she needs one. :thumps:
MN
Forum: California Spearfishing 07-27-2017, 12:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,600
Posted By Mike N
Re: Greetings from Guam!

Awesome looking fish Albert!

My cousin works in Saipan. I offered to send her a midhandle for her birthday, She isn't a spearo yet, but dives. Will a 48" gun with 9/32 flopper shaft rigged...
Forum: All About Guns 05-03-2017, 12:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,464
Posted By Mike N
Re: Where can I get gun blanks

I won't be able to build any blanks by June, sorry.

MN
Forum: All About Guns 03-27-2017, 11:01 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 33,551
Posted By Mike N
Re: First gun build, thoughts and pics

Try cellophane instead of aluminum foil. It doesn't stick to the epoxy.

MN
Forum: California Spearfishing 03-07-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,792
Posted By Mike N
Re: Finished my First Gun Build

Nicely done, but realize you are now doomed! :toast:

MN
Forum: Member Items 02-24-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,103
Posted By Mike N
Re: WTB 1/4" teak dowel rod

You're welcome. Pay it forward. :toast:

MN
Forum: Member Items 02-24-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,103
Posted By Mike N
Re: WTB 1/4" teak dowel rod

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNp6Gen-PVU

Make your own.

MN
Forum: All About Guns 02-20-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,880
Posted By Mike N
Re: wood speargun shapes and buoyancy

Yes, but the handle might not fit even if not installed. Make the tube long enough to hold both water and a totally sunk gun. Mark the water level with the gun completely submerged. Then remove...
Forum: All About Guns 02-07-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,864
Posted By Mike N
Forum: All About Guns 02-01-2017, 02:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,729
Posted By Mike N
Re: Speargun Target Material

I like to use plastic water bottles weighed down with lead and line. There isn't enough resistance to prevent the shaft from flying thru, but it is reusable until you penetrate the high spot and let...
Forum: All About Guns 01-26-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,247
Posted By Mike N
Re: Hole Guns

Maneuverability, open muzzle, good power to length ratio, minimum distance from shaft tip to trigger finger, short overhang, proper ballast, durability, and aesthetics.

MN
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Forum: Member Items 12-02-2016, 12:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,945
Posted By Mike N
Re: Custom Hatch Mid FS 42"

Way to go, Killa!

MN
Forum: California Spearfishing 11-20-2016, 01:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,632
Posted By Mike N
Forum: California Spearfishing 11-20-2016, 12:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,025
Posted By Mike N
Re: looking to buy speargun

Thanks, Juan.

MN
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