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#6113161 - 01/01/16 12:07 PM Barrel threading near Ennis Texas ?
Ibb1gdaddy2 Offline
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Registered: 09/14/15
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Loc: Texas
Does anyone know of a gunsmith that's reasonable for threading barrels? I've tried finding someone but havnt had any success. The only few I've found are way too high. Wanting over $100 to thread the barrel seems high. I'm wanting to thread a 22 barrel to 1/2-28

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#6113185 - 01/01/16 12:25 PM Re: Barrel threading near Ennis Texas ? [Re: Ibb1gdaddy2]
Tff caribou Offline
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Ship it to to Morgan at class 3 machining. Or drive to see him in rowlett. $50 to thread.
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#6113192 - 01/01/16 12:27 PM Re: Barrel threading near Ennis Texas ? [Re: Tff caribou]
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Originally Posted By: Tff caribou
Ship it to to Morgan at class 3 machining. Or drive to see him in rowlett. $50 to thread.


Morgan
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#6113220 - 01/01/16 12:43 PM Re: Barrel threading near Ennis Texas ? [Re: Ibb1gdaddy2]
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Shilen is close by. They're top notch. If the Morgan is the Morgan I'm thinking then run. Run far and run fast. I only know 2 people that have used him & both got screwed around over and over by him.
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#6113296 - 01/01/16 01:32 PM Re: Barrel threading near Ennis Texas ? [Re: Ibb1gdaddy2]
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One hundred dollars does seem excessive.
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#6113321 - 01/01/16 01:55 PM Re: Barrel threading near Ennis Texas ? [Re: LFD2037]
dredd Offline
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Originally Posted By: LFD2037
If the Morgan is the Morgan I'm thinking then run. Run far and run fast. I only know 2 people that have used him & both got screwed around over and over by him.


Dates, Details & Facts would be helpful.

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#6113330 - 01/01/16 02:01 PM Re: Barrel threading near Ennis Texas ? [Re: LFD2037]
Tff caribou Offline
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Originally Posted By: LFD2037
Shilen is close by. They're top notch. If the Morgan is the Morgan I'm thinking then run. Run far and run fast. I only know 2 people that have used him & both got screwed around over and over by him.


Yea, considering he does thousands a year, it seems strange that people got screwed over.
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#6113359 - 01/01/16 02:24 PM Re: Barrel threading near Ennis Texas ? [Re: Ibb1gdaddy2]
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Is he the Morgan who used to advertise on here about building AR's & doing trigger work?
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#6113369 - 01/01/16 02:29 PM Re: Barrel threading near Ennis Texas ? [Re: Ibb1gdaddy2]
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$100 is crazy. I do them for $50 for a threading job, and $75 if they need to be cut/crowned, but I'm in Abilene.
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#6114237 - 01/01/16 10:40 PM Re: Barrel threading near Ennis Texas ? [Re: Ibb1gdaddy2]
Ibb1gdaddy2 Offline
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Registered: 09/14/15
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Loc: Texas
Ok thanks for the help. I will try to get in touch with him.
And yes one place in Waxahachie told me $150 with a thread protector ! That's pure robbery !

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#6114598 - 01/02/16 10:10 AM Re: Barrel threading near Ennis Texas ? [Re: toolman]
catslayer Offline
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Originally Posted By: toolman
$100 is crazy. I do them for $50 for a threading job, and $75 if they need to be cut/crowned, but I'm in Abilene.


Going rate for everyone I've seen in the metro mess is $100
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#6114706 - 01/02/16 11:33 AM Re: Barrel threading near Ennis Texas ? [Re: Ibb1gdaddy2]
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Originally Posted By: Ibb1gdaddy2
Ok thanks for the help. I will try to get in touch with him.
And yes one place in Waxahachie told me $150 with a thread protector ! That's pure robbery !

Is that Shooters Edge?
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#6114711 - 01/02/16 11:36 AM Re: Barrel threading near Ennis Texas ? [Re: Ibb1gdaddy2]
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Morgan at class 3 machining is great.
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