Sig522 Classic to Commando project

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Sig522 Classic to Commando project

Post by Rentprop1 » Mon Mar 18, 2013 9:25 pm

so I got one of these Sig 522 Classic rifles when it first came out , it was a blast to shoot , about 6 months ago I saw the 522 Commando with the SWAT rails and got to thinking :-k ...now I had seen where guys were taking the 522 pistol and SBR-ing it, and adding a can.....but I wanted make one without spending another $ 400 for NFA, and I'd rather have the 16 inch barrel for accuracy for plinking ...plus, happened to already have the Keneti-tech barrel shroud from another project.

I started with this :
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when you remove the hand guards and fake gas block ( HG retainer ) there is a stub area part of the barrel which would have to be removed on the lathe
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to this :
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then a bushing would have to be made to make up the difference between the barrel and HG retainer
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next chop up the HG's, and a new $ 20 HG retainer from Colorado Gun Co. ( upper right corner )
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dry fit :
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a little OD green to mimic the original SG551 [smilie=pdt_xtremez_30.gif]
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and Voila :
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its actually a little darker, the flash messed with the light.
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even did one of the mags for the hell of it
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Re: Sig522 Classic to Commando project

Post by mjmensale » Tue Mar 19, 2013 8:20 am

Rentprop1 wrote:...and I'd rather have the 16 inch barrel for accuracy for plinking ...plus, happened to already have the Keneti-tech barrel shroud from another project.
The Kineti-Tech shroud is a fake can that slips over the barrel so the barrel is still 16"? Nice work too! [smilie=cheers1.gif]
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Re: Sig522 Classic to Commando project

Post by Casual » Tue Mar 19, 2013 8:33 am

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Re: Sig522 Classic to Commando project

Post by mjmensale » Tue Mar 19, 2013 9:08 am

mjmensale wrote:
Rentprop1 wrote:...and I'd rather have the 16 inch barrel for accuracy for plinking ...plus, happened to already have the Keneti-tech barrel shroud from another project.
The Kineti-Tech shroud is a fake can that slips over the barrel so the barrel is still 16"? Nice work too! [smilie=cheers1.gif]
Rent PM'd me and verified this. Now I'm going to forward this thread to Carolyn (barrel shroud) McCarthy. [smilie=011.gif]
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Re: Sig522 Classic to Commando project

Post by thorazine » Sat May 25, 2013 2:26 pm

Nice work..

We have the same screw driver set.

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