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Old 03-05-2008, 02:40 AM   #1
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Hey all. I'm new to this forum and would like to introduce myself. I am a married 28 year old Army vet, with four kids and just opened my own gunsmithing business here in Northwest Michigan. I was just writing to inquire if there is anyone out there who might be willing to possibly sell off some old tools and such, so that I could get things off the ground a bit quicker. If this sounds like a good deal for ya, please, I mean please e-mail me at billy_22_mi@yahoo.com
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Old 03-05-2008, 02:00 PM   #2
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Congrats on opening your gunsmithing shop. I need all the tooling I have + a lot more-sorry. Where did you go to smithing school?

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Well, after eight years in the Army as a weapons spec. my firearms knowledge increased a bit there, and I went to Penn Foster for the civilian end of things and certifications.

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Congratulations and thanks for serving, very few do. I don't have any tools but I do have a question. What is the most common cause of smokstacking/stove piping in 1911 type pistols?

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Congratulations and thanks for serving, very few do. I don't have any tools but I do have a question. What is the most common cause of smokstacking/stove piping in 1911 type pistols?
usually a bad mag , sometimes feed ramp has a nick or burr, but mostly mag's
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I'd actually like to know just exactly how much work you can do? I want someone to make/machine a new mag release for my AK/RPK... Can you make custom pieces like this?

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Welcome and thanks for your service-- I need a refinish on a 1911.

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i don't want anything from you. good luck with your shop. mabye scabs will leave you alone till you get set up .ibusiness is fun. _ scabs / not fun,itchy!

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Good luck sir, but I never sell old tools or old guns.

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usually a bad mag , sometimes feed ramp has a nick or burr, but mostly mag's
I would have guessed a weak magazine spring.....
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