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#5784407 - 06/11/15 11:43 AM Any decent shotgun smiths in DFW?
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I have a Winchester SX-2, during turkey season I fired an apparently double loaded 3.5" shell, it knocked me over and bolt slammed back so hard it broke the charging handle off, it did flip the turkey almost 2 times. anyway, to get the barrel off i have to put the receiver in a vise and use a hammer to get it off, and now I can't get the barrel back on.

I wanting to have someone that knows what they're looking at, take a look at it to decided if its fixable or not...
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#5784852 - 06/11/15 03:54 PM Re: Any decent shotgun smiths in DFW? [Re: NTXBowfisher]
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Try Mat Bryant at the Berretta Gallery in Dallas (Highland Park). I think he lives and has his shop up near you. He's is a really great smith.

Alamo in HEB might.

Sorry about your gun......maybe the excuse to get a new one??
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#5784883 - 06/11/15 04:16 PM Re: Any decent shotgun smiths in DFW? [Re: NTXBowfisher]
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ok thanks, it was definitely an excuse for a new one, picked up a new SX-3 yesterday...
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#5785011 - 06/11/15 05:40 PM Re: Any decent shotgun smiths in DFW? [Re: NTXBowfisher]
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TDK on here knows shotguns in and out. I'm pretty sure he even shot a SX-2 for quite a while.
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#5788177 - 06/14/15 08:57 AM Re: Any decent shotgun smiths in DFW? [Re: NTXBowfisher]
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Photos of said SX-3, TDK where you at?

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#5793714 - 06/17/15 03:21 PM Re: Any decent shotgun smiths in DFW? [Re: NTXBowfisher]
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Glad I'm not the only one who puts stickers on everything !!! Looks pretty cool!!
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#5801394 - 06/22/15 11:40 PM Re: Any decent shotgun smiths in DFW? [Re: NTXBowfisher]
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Larry Pockrus in Ponder TX
over 30 yrs fixin shotguns
Larry's gun shop
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