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Posted in thread: Looking for opinions on 11-29-2012 at 07:16 AM
For those still interested in this... Took the marlin to the range today and put about 20
rounds through it, except I mounted a scope to it. My father in law had a never been used
Bushnell 4x38 sport ...
Posted in thread: Looking for opinions on 11-27-2012 at 03:42 AM
...forgot to call marlin today.The crown doesn't look bad, but a couple inches down is abit of
pitting, and spots here and there down to just above the thoat are pitted. To my surprise
though, the thr...
Posted in thread: Looking for opinions on 11-24-2012 at 11:06 PM
I'll give them a call and see what it would be. I'll let you guys know what I find out. It
might be Monday or Tuesday though before I talk to a smith. Planning on going to the range
again as well.Off ...
Posted in thread: Looking for opinions on 11-24-2012 at 09:02 PM
I don't know if I would want to do a sleeve if it were not threaded or bonded in a way that
thermal expansion and contraction wouldn't effect it. (
Posted in thread: Looking for opinions on 11-22-2012 at 11:12 PM
I'm located in tx, close to houston. I don't know any around here personally, just spoken with
a few from some stores around me. I the most of what the do is swap and fit parts. I havn't
heard any of ...
Posted in thread: Looking for opinions on 11-22-2012 at 11:10 PM
Again, I appreciate all of your advice and I think I'll leave it alone for now and see if I
come accross a good deal on a barrel. It's still got me thinking though.As far as dies, I'd
bore out the nec...
Posted in thread: Looking for opinions on 11-22-2012 at 10:24 PM
To axxe55: My skills are mainly automotive bassed. I've rebuilt and swapped engines and have
access to a lathe. I don't feel the cost of replacing or even having a barrel made would be
worth it. Since...
Posted in thread: Looking for opinions on 11-22-2012 at 10:13 PM
I can understand that. How much do you think, or any experienced smith, it might cost to have
this done? I don't mind trying a failing because a few smiths have told me with the barrel the
way it is, ...
Posted in thread: Looking for opinions on 11-22-2012 at 08:40 PM
Essentiall yes, similar to a 35rem, but with the smaller case, and lower pressure capacities of
the 3030 case. I was thinking if I turned down some bushings to run a rod through it would keep
the rod ...
Posted in thread: Future smith, general mechanic on 11-22-2012 at 08:23 PM
Hello everyone. My name is Adrian and I'm relatively new to guns and smithing, however I
consider myself very mechanically inclined and I've been soaking up tons of information on
firearms and customi...