Update on Jeff Rodriguez’s Electrochemical Machining of Homemade Barrels

We’ve covered Jeff’s creative electrolytic barrel processes before, but here’s a new update from him, posted on 6 March 2017.

In addition to the YouTube series — this is Jeff’s 24th update video — he’s been getting a lot of demand for assistance and even for Electro-Chemical Machining (ECM) kits. He’s set up a website at liberator12k.com — right now, there’s nothing there but a page collecting email addresses for updates. We’re signed up…

4 thoughts on “Update on Jeff Rodriguez’s Electrochemical Machining of Homemade Barrels

  1. archy

    Interesting. I guess you know that the Brits [may have been Canadians at Long Branch] who came up with stamped barrels for WWII Sten guns. And I’ve been working on a XXI-Century *Liberator* design for ten bucks or so using an epoxied-insert barrel liner inside a straight-bored pressure tube, avoiding chambering. I hadn’t considered etched rifling, but I’ll be giving it a good look.

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