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#6131534 - 01/11/16 09:31 PM Bad news from the gunsmith
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My barrel is too thin to thread at 5/8x24 so my brake isn't going to work. Guess I'll just have them cut and crown and I'll send the brake back.
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#6131545 - 01/11/16 09:39 PM Re: Bad news from the gunsmith [Re: Tff caribou]
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Just order a heavier contour barrel and have them do their magic with it. It's only money. peep
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#6131551 - 01/11/16 09:44 PM Re: Bad news from the gunsmith [Re: Tff caribou]
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If you really need a brake they are some clamp on ones on the market.

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#6131554 - 01/11/16 09:46 PM Re: Bad news from the gunsmith [Re: Tff caribou]
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I don't need a brake, its just a .308. I just wanted one. Not a deal breaker.

Heavy barrel is in the plans at some point. Rifle will be headed to derrick sometime this year I hope.
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#6131561 - 01/11/16 09:50 PM Re: Bad news from the gunsmith [Re: Tff caribou]
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He said there is room to go down to 1/2x28. Guess I could do that and exchange my brake.
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#6131578 - 01/11/16 10:03 PM Re: Bad news from the gunsmith [Re: Tff caribou]
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adaptor
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#6131585 - 01/11/16 10:07 PM Re: Bad news from the gunsmith [Re: Tff caribou]
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Exchange it or make an adapter.
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#6131614 - 01/11/16 10:32 PM Re: Bad news from the gunsmith [Re: TDK]
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Exchange it or make an adapter.


That's cool, I didn't even know those existed. But I think this is probably for the best. Less money invested in a barrel I'm just going to replace eventually anyways.
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#6131695 - 01/12/16 12:04 AM Re: Bad news from the gunsmith [Re: Tff caribou]
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i dont know much about this stuff but couldn't you get it ported and be good

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#6131892 - 01/12/16 08:07 AM Re: Bad news from the gunsmith [Re: Tff caribou]
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1/2"x28 is the AR-15 threading, which is pretty small for a 308. You can go 9/16"x??, whatever that common threading is for rifles. There are many brakes threaded for that 9/16" threading also. I have done several of those. The 9/16 is common on your sporter size barrels.
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#6131894 - 01/12/16 08:08 AM Re: Bad news from the gunsmith [Re: Tff caribou]
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Good info, thanks Chad.
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