- Dec 30, 2013
SPAS 12's Now In 3D!
This Christmas a family member became the proud owner of a new Makerbot 2x 3D printer. The awesome news is he's been so kind as to allow me free use of it when I provide the materials! What kind of materials? Well you'll be happy to know that the Makerbot 2x can print ABS plastic (nice and durable) and I just so happened to have a pound of the stuff on order. I'm planning on drafting up replacement grip inserts as well as sling mounts that some of us were unfortunate e
- Dec 14, 2013
Guess What's Coming...
If you need one of these, you already know what it is. Yes, indeed. Old-style buffers are on coming very soon. I just got this first batch of testers in this evening! I'll be sending them off a couple places around the country to make sure they're good to go, and as soon as word comes back that they're all set I'll place an order and they'll be available in the store! This is a great finish to a first year for the SPAS 12 Project. The new-style buffers have yielded an
- Dec 12, 2013
The Choke N' Poke
Some of you may have gotten these little guys with your SPAS 12's and wondered just what the heck it is. A can opener? A divot removal tool? Allow me to shed just a little bit of light on these guys, as they seem to have been popping up on popular auction sites pretty frequently. This tool, also referred to as a SPAS 12 or SPAS 15 "key", was supplied by Franchi to aid in the field stripping of their prized auto-loading shotguns. They only serve three real purposes... C
- Dec 7, 2013
The Coolest Email You'll Read All Day
Contributor Cole C., amongst his countless other contributions to this project, wanted to share this with everyone: A former executive from one of the two U.S. SPAS-12 importers told me the following: "I had a personal SPAS-12 that had at least 100,000 rounds fired through it and was running fine at the time I sold it with no major issues to report. This was a demo gun that traveled across the United States and out of the country for sales presentations to friendly foreig
- Dec 4, 2013
New Stuff On The Way
Some great new content has been flooding in lately! There are some awesome new (to us!) ads posted in the info section, as well as some great new write-ups courtesy of superstar members of the project Cole C. and Zach G.! I'll keep this short and sweet on the update front: Thanks to Reddit user (and SPAS 12 Project Hero) Alexander H, we have RECEIVED AN OLD STYLE BUFFER! It's currently on it's way to Tennessee to be used as a building block to create new parts for the pr