AR-Capable Gunsmiths Around Westside Portland Metro?

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  1. Will_Power

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    Hey gang, looking for a gunsmith familiar with ARs or a shop with an in-house smith on the Westside of the Portland metro (Beaverton/Hillsboro/Tigard/SW PDX).

    I've used Curt's pretty exclusively, but I'd prefer to not be forced to only go of a weekend and then wait until the next weekend if I need something worked on.

    Any suggestions?
     
  2. Gun Mechanic

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    What do you need done? I might be able to help.


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  3. Martini_Up

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    What do you need done?
     
  4. Will_Power

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    When my rifle gets back from Seekins (got the odd bad handguard, but customer service so far has been great) I'll be looking to have my set screw gas block pinned.
     
  5. Gun Mechanic

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    Why not have Seekins do it?


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  6. Will_Power

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    I asked. They don't or won't.
     
  7. Gun Mechanic

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    I have been using set screw gas blocks for years and have never felt I needed to pin it. IMHO pinning a set screw gas block (if installed correctly) is a waste of time and money.

    If you still feel the need to pin it, give Allision & Carey a call 503-256-5166


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  8. Stomper

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    I have two ARs (out of 7) w/ set-screw gas blocks... Never an issue, but to each his own.
     
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  9. Garg

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    I am 6 for 6, plus pinning it, or anything on the barrel, will be inconvenient if you want to change things.
     
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  11. cpy911

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    Set screws with some loctite and nary a problem here. When my gas block is all gunked up someday from my cast lead bullets I will chuck it and replace with a new one. Still may never happen in my lifetime anyways, but easy to replace. Sits right below my free float hand guard. I even have markings on the barrel where the new one will go....easy.

     
  12. gaijinsamurai

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    Call Burt at 503-244-0305. He's in Hillsdale, and has done a lot of quality work for me.
     

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