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I took My Ar57 to Ole's gun shop, This is what his gunsmith did to it!!

Discussion in 'Rifle Discussion' started by i8asquirrel, May 3, 2011.

  1. i8asquirrel

    i8asquirrel Keizer, oregon Member

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    I wanted to get it rebarreled with a longer barrel after seeing one on another forum that had been modified. I spoke to Kevin the gunsmith and here is what he did for me.
    Its a Schillen match 1x9" 28"long!! I love it. There is no substitute for craftsmanship..Kevin does A-1 work.
     
  2. rob240p

    rob240p Vancouver Member

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    Nice picture, and by nice picture I mean there isn't one!
     
  3. i8asquirrel

    i8asquirrel Keizer, oregon Member

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    Darn it I some times have trouble posting them here. I'll try again later!!
     
  4. stmcelroy

    stmcelroy Madras, OR Well-Known Member

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    ar57longbarrel.png
     
  5. i8asquirrel

    i8asquirrel Keizer, oregon Member

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    Thanks for the help!
     
  6. f3rr37

    f3rr37 Portland New Member

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    Nice! Going to get some good velocities out of that 28". :)
     
  7. Capn Jack

    Capn Jack Wet-Stern Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Dang!! When the picture poped up I thought it was an anti-aircraft gun. :paranoid:

    Nice looking stick.:thumbup: Reach out and touch something......;)

    Jack...:cool:
     
  8. rob240p

    rob240p Vancouver Member

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    Holy long barrel!
     
  9. madcratebuilder

    madcratebuilder Ardenwald, OR Well-Known Member

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    DAMN! I thought my 24" was long.
     
  10. ruSSrt

    ruSSrt WA Member

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    Oh pretty! I want to build one like that but after I finish my 603 :)
     
  11. coop44

    coop44 Tacoma ,WA Well-Known Member

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    If you run out of ammo you can reach out and poke the target!
     
  12. NWGunner

    NWGunner Salem Active Member

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    Ole's is great! He's right down the road from me so my buddies and I love popping in and seeing what he's up to! Awesome rifle!! Bet that thing is dead on!
     
  13. joeroket

    joeroket Everett,Wa. Active Member

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    Jeeze, I wish the smith at my local shop was worth a crap. He couldn't even cast a chamber and correctly tell me what it was. I ended up paying for it so I could take it home and cast it myself with crayons. Worked like a champ though. It sure does seem like good smiths are getting harder and harder to come by these days.
     
  14. Burt Gummer

    Burt Gummer Portland Completely Out of Ammo

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    5.7 rocks.