P-47 Jug: The M2 Browning "Ma Deuce" Guns - RC Groups
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Sep 18, 2010, 11:06 AM
"Auntie Samantha"
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P-47 Jug: The M2 Browning "Ma Deuce" Guns

I didn't like the plastic tubed "machine guns" so I decided to make my own.

I know the original "Ma Duece" guns were black, but I like the way these came out!

What I did to make everything fit tight was first I cut 8 pieces of the original plastic gun tubes about 3/4" long then sanded them to fit the contour of the wing edge, that is the black lip you see. Then I cut the 8 gun barrels to scale length using 5/16" aluminum tubing. I still didn't like the size of the barrels so I took 8 pieces of 3/16" aluminum tubing 1" long, and used a small countersink end mill and a 1/8" drill bit to create the muzzle openings. Everything held together with CA Gel. I got a little counter-reaction when some glue came in contact with the black paint, but after everything cures I'll go back and clean up with some Acetone!
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