Author Topic: going to make 6" rings for my M-16 project anyone else need one?  (Read 2997 times)

BIGTRACK1943

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I am going to be making a few 6" rings for my M-16 project and a friends. does anyone else need one? not sure of cost the drawings are done and waiting on a cut cost.  also does anyone have any pictures of the 6" ring out of there track I would like to make sure I have the style right before I spend money making parts.
thanks for the help
Scott

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Re: going to make 6" rings for my M-16 project anyone else need one?
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2017, 10:30:29 PM »
Scott,
Any luck on the fabrication of this ring?
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WayOffTrack

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Re: going to make 6" rings for my M-16 project anyone else need one?
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2017, 08:43:16 AM »
I have an original 6 inch ring I'd sell. It's in Florida.

spec4don

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Re: going to make 6" rings for my M-16 project anyone else need one?
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2017, 09:01:41 AM »
What is the correct ring configuration on an M16A2?c

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Don G.
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mfrance

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Re: going to make 6" rings for my M-16 project anyone else need one?
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2017, 09:23:19 AM »
10 "and 12" to turn completly without hitting fold down  armor now in up position  with rear door

col.halftrack

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Re: going to make 6" rings for my M-16 project anyone else need one?
« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2017, 11:14:01 AM »
If it is an M16A2 it would have fold downs. So You will need the short 6" ring in place of the 10" I believe.
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1942 White M4A1 was M4
1942 Autocar M2A1
1942 Autocar M3-75
1943 White M13 rebuilt as M16
1943 Diamond T M3A1

WayOffTrack

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Re: going to make 6" rings for my M-16 project anyone else need one?
« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2017, 11:47:46 AM »
M16A2 has the armor fixed so it no longer folds.

mfrance

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Re: going to make 6" rings for my M-16 project anyone else need one?
« Reply #7 on: November 30, 2017, 06:44:07 PM »
M16 had 6 "and 10"
M16a1 and m16a2  had 10 "and 12 "

col.halftrack

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Re: going to make 6" rings for my M-16 project anyone else need one?
« Reply #8 on: December 04, 2017, 12:57:20 PM »
I had forgotten this although I seem to call a M16A2 rear door I had that folded? Hmmm?
1941 White M2
1942 White M4A1 was M4
1942 Autocar M2A1
1942 Autocar M3-75
1943 White M13 rebuilt as M16
1943 Diamond T M3A1

WayOffTrack

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Re: going to make 6" rings for my M-16 project anyone else need one?
« Reply #9 on: December 04, 2017, 06:35:52 PM »
I had forgotten this although I seem to call a M16A2 rear door I had that folded? Hmmm?

I had one of those plus the rest of the rear wall. They actually cut the rear door out out of the original back piece and left the hinge on top to hold it up I suppose. The hinge holes on the door were made with a torch. Both rear corners were bolted upright with angle iron in the corners. I suppose the upper part of the door could still fold down but with either side fixed it would not do any good.