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defender116 02-14-2013 03:13 AM

Barrel
 
How do you make your own barrel, I have access to a lathe. And know how to operate it and also a 16" INCH BARREL. Need specs for an m4 profile

c3shooter 02-20-2013 09:59 AM

Gunmakers and barrel makers use specialized tooling to bore the bore, and then rifle it. Takes more than standard machine tools. You will also need a barrel straightener after it is rifled. Stresses induced in rifling usually cause a wonky barrel that is cured by bending slightly.

Intheshop 02-25-2013 08:35 PM

Pratt & Whitney "owns it",as far as I'm concerned.......and its most assuredly one of those,"if you gotta ask" sort of things,WRT $$$.Further reading below.

http://www.border-barrels.com/articles/bmart.htm


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