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Portland/Beaverton Gunsmith Recomendation

Discussion in 'Maintenance & Gunsmithing' started by Will_Power, Oct 30, 2012.

  1. Will_Power

    Will_Power OR via OK Active Member

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    Hey guys,

    I'm looking for a Portland or Beaverton (Westside, generally) gunsmith. Specifically, I'm needing someone to cut down an FAL barrel, rethread it, and install a compensator.

    I've never used a gunsmith before, so don't know who around here is reputable. Would appreciate your input!
     
  2. Schwabdl

    Schwabdl Hillsboro Active Member

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  3. Benjio

    Benjio west of P-town New Member

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    Tornado is as good as it gets for that kind of work. I've used him a number of times. Like said though, wait times can be long, but my thought has always been that perfection is worth waiting for... Mike is a good guy and will chat with you to make sure the outcome is as good as possible. He's come up with solutions a couple times for me that were even better than what I went in there hoping for.
     
  4. Will_Power

    Will_Power OR via OK Active Member

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    I'll look into Tornado if I have need of some more involved work, but for my purposes, I think the wait time might exceed the technical requirements of simply correctly cutting the barrel and rethreading it.
     
  5. FarmerTed1971

    FarmerTed1971 Portland, Oregon, United States Well-Known Member

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    +2 for Tornado
     
  6. DK47

    DK47 Beaverton, OR Member

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    Tornado tech seems to be the place, I've had a 10/22 bull barrel threaded there and it works great.. But the website still says they are not accepting rifle barrels, it's been that way for the better part of a year now.