View Full Version : WECSOG: explained with pics

February 06, 2003, 17:08
Many new to the FAL Files often wonder what/who is a WECSOG? According to the ACME 3rd New World Dictionary WECSOG is:
WECSOG (wec sog) v. The art of building, repairing or modifying firearms with field expedient tools consisting primarily of a Dremmel Rotary Tool and a BFH. This is usually associated with bleeding from accidental injuries resulting from the improper use of tools.
WECSOG is an acronym for
Gunsmithin' (note no "g")

According to this thread (http://www.falfiles.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=11938&highlight=wecsog) a picture of the following rifle was posted.
A member who went by the handle of "tool" commented "WTF is that? A project from the freshman class at the Wile E. Coyote School of Gunsmithin'?" Gary Jeter AKA the Dremmel King shortened the term to WECSOG. There are some other threads that link to older threads on the origin of WECSOG but unfortanately the links are no longer working.
Since then several PICS associated with WECSOG have been posted. Here are some of the pics:
A WECSOG logo that was embroidered on some Hats and T-shirts
A WECSOG diploma.
The WECSOG hand sign
Gary Jeter's avatar


edited to move wide pic to next post to make the thread easier to read.
edited to reflect Gary Jeter's correction in post#3

February 06, 2003, 17:13
and another WECSOG diploma
The Coyote explaining the WECSOG Method

February 06, 2003, 18:07
It was actually the member who went by the handle of "tool" who said "WTF is that? A project from the freshman class at the Wile E. Coyote School of Gunsmithin'?"

tool last posted on September 18, 2001. IIRC he said something about joining (or working for?) the military.

February 06, 2003, 19:48
Although I don't post much I do have to claim credit for a diploma creation. I believe that it is a true WECSOG creation as:

1) It required bourbon to create.

2) It looked better in theory than it did in life.

Dr. Nick Riviera
February 06, 2003, 20:12
very cool logo!!

February 06, 2003, 21:28
:D :rofl: :biggrin:

Youse guys is funny

February 06, 2003, 22:17
What we next want to know is, how do we apply for our diploma? :?

Or do we do like a good WECSOGer would do? DIYS? :? :biggrin:

Dan at VOW
February 06, 2003, 23:02
To get a true appreciation for the meaning of WECSOG, do a search for Jeters posts. His sound effects, apt descriptions, and imagination will have you ROTFLYAO. Gary has "discovered" prehistoric FAL receivers behind the barn, drawn blood in amounts that would attract either the Red Cross or a thristy Vampire and has shown us how not to remove a reluctant flash hider with a Dremel tool and cut off wheel!

He is truely a WECSOG master. Dan.

February 06, 2003, 23:32
I feel like such a failure..... I've built 9 of the dang thing's and, nary a drop o' blood or barked nuckle. (big sigh) Guess I'll just keep trying............................:rolleyes:

February 07, 2003, 18:18
Pluribus, Your not trying hard enough:devil: First. Your work bench must be cluttered from the last 5 projects that you started
but have not cleaned up from. Second. Clear off just enough space to set your fal on part of this mess. Third. Remove bolt and place on edge of work bench that you have cleared an 8"X8" inch
space. Forth and final. Remove extrator from bolt and replace 10 times by hand on edge of work bench......... You should be able to draw some blood this way. If not place sharp objects just outside
of the 8"X8" square:wink: And repeat......

February 07, 2003, 19:16
Man, I can't wait until I become a "Certified WECSOG" . I guess I still have a way to go....

Dr. Nick Riviera
March 06, 2003, 01:40
My certification went when I got cut by my older brother cutting the Crossman pellet gun.

Hold while I cut - my ass!!

No barrel,
but I could nail any fly in the county when done!!

Kinda the same in surgery, just so stuff connects, it's o.k.!!

T shirts are needed, they work good as bribes.

I will buy some too.

FALs are also more fun to work on.

March 06, 2003, 08:48
Does one have to take some sort of aptitude test to become a WECSOGer?

March 06, 2003, 08:55
Might ineptitude be more appropriate?

Originally posted by ProGunOne
Does one have to take some sort of aptitude test to become a WECSOGer?

March 06, 2003, 09:36
This is why I return to the board day after day. Good people and good fun!

March 07, 2003, 10:23
"Might ineptitude be more appropriate?"

Yeah, That's what I meant

:beer: :beer:

April 03, 2003, 15:14
Originally posted by ProGunOne
Does one have to take some sort of aptitude test to become a WECSOGer?

It has been my experience that the responsible WECSCOG graduate need only pass the combination Urine/Hand Eye coordination test to hang his shingle.
da dummy

April 04, 2003, 17:08
Well sounds like I graduated WECSOG with the first couple Flintlocks I built. I had a cordless drill and some home made chissles. Oh yes and a dremmel and BFH.
Used a hack saw to make my dove tails for under lugs and sights. To think I am hesitant of building a FAL. Should be getting FAC's last G1 next week.

September 22, 2003, 00:48
I thought the criteria were:

a: you must create a frankenfal or some new and preferably completely pointless innovation to a Fal or other weapon

b: you must bleed at least once and curse the day you got the lamebrained idea to build your fal instead of buying one

c: you must, once finished, love your fal only slightly less than your children

d: every time you look at your wecsog weapon you must have thoughts of "i wish id done xxxxxx" , "you know ill bet if you xxxxx the xxxx you could.."...

e: you must secretly dream of.. no make that have a scheme to create the worlds next revolutionary weapon...using a dremel , 2 files, and a drill.