Saturday, October 13, 2012
Life has come at me pretty hard lately. Nothing is wrong, per se, other than me being too busy to blog, read, comment, or really do much of anything other than school-work and work-work. I haven't gotten very far with any new builds, any time I've had in the garage lately has all been building Suomi parts.
At this time there are no more Suomi kits being taken in. I have decided it is not in my best interest to offer my services except to a select few.
I started doing this to give some people an opportunity to build a parts kit on their own, without having to figure out how they could do all the difficult machining and parts sourcing. After doing the machine work on a couple dozen parts kits, it's time to let it go. I simply haven't the time or patience to deal with it any longer. At the end of the day, I've met some great people that I not only got to do some machine work for, I also made a good friend out of them. Those people will always have my hands and tools available when called upon. There were also those who appreciated my work, paid me a fair amount for it, and then our transaction was complete. They went on to build a completed firearm, and likely were (or will be) met with great success and happiness at the conclusion of their hard work in finishing one of my kits. Then there are the remaining others, who are never satisfied.
To those of you who simply tried to steal my hard work from me, or just didn't feel like your day was complete until you whined at me for taking too long or charging "too much", I will not miss losing the opportunity to help you in the future.
Anyway, with that said, I have an idea for some other projects I hope to take on in the future. A belt-fed rifle, built on AK parts, a miniaturized 1918 Browning Automatic Rifle, and a couple of other parts kits sitting in boxes.
I also have some more work to do on a certain Hi Point drum assembly. Yeah, yeah, I know. Talk's cheap, hurry up and finish that one! I know many of you are itching to see that one completed. I'm actually ready to work on it again.
I have an uberpost of sorts stirring around in the back of my mind that the Borepatch has stirred up. I might have it up soon.
More as I get to it........