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looking for a gun smith in tacoma area to shorten revolver barrel

Discussion in 'Maintenance & Gunsmithing' started by dieter998, Mar 8, 2011.

  1. dieter998

    dieter998 Yelm wa Member

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    i am trying to find a super redhawk in 454, as you may know most of them come in the 7.5" barrel i however want it in the 4.25" barrel, i have seen them done before and love the idea, the tank of the ruger super redhawk but in a easier to carry length for hunting/backpaking. any recomendations on good gunsmiths in the area?

    pic of what i am looking for.

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  2. MarkAd

    MarkAd Port Orchard Well-Known Member

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    try the smith at Marksman
     
  3. PhysicsGuy

    PhysicsGuy Corvallis, OR Resident Science Nut

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    I dont know if you've thought about this or not, but have you looked into buying an Alaskan? (its about an inch shorter though)
     
  4. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    I wouldn't go to the marksman to save my life.

    I know the Bullseye is questionable,but go see Bob (very rotund fellow).He's a gunsmith and if he can't do it he will tell you who to go to.

    Marksmans isn't worth the drive.
     
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    MarkAd Port Orchard Well-Known Member

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    Bill Tammaro right next to Marys Piston. 4040 So. Tyler unit 10B, Tacoma, WA 253-531-2930. Tuesday - Saturday 10 -6.
     
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    Silver Fox Puyallup, WA Well-Known Member

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    South Ridge Arms and Refinishing
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