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Smith who can (muzzle) thread a rifle barrel for me..

Discussion in 'NFA Weapon Discussion' started by Blitzkrieg, Mar 11, 2011.

  1. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    I need a good smith to muzzle thread a new, not yet installed rifle barrel for me. I am planning to go to NFA suppressors in the future but I am planning on building and using this rifle before that time

    I'm also looking for a barrel bore chroming service.. or a "nitriding" treatment. Any suggestions?
     
  2. sweetbeard

    sweetbeard Beavertown OreGUN! New Member

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  3. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    Was hoping for someone local because I only have two of these unique and very accurate barrels and cannot afford to lose one in shipping, but if I have to send it out they are on my list. Thanks for the input !
     
  4. parsons_12b

    parsons_12b LaPine Oregon Well-Known Member

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    were in washington are you
     
  5. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    Olympia area
     
  6. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    These being unique you can't afford to have them done wrong either, if you have them done by Tornado they will be done correct period.
     
  7. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    Good point
     
  8. MarkAd

    MarkAd Port Orchard Well-Known Member

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    call Mary's Pistol in Tacoma and get the number for the smith next door. I was talking with him last week and his is old school traded by a old german master smith. I think he can do it or he should know who can.
     
  9. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    Thank you !
     
  10. seattlewingsfan

    seattlewingsfan Lakewood, Washington, United States Member

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    I believe it is...

    Bolle and Tammaro GUN Smithing
    4040 S Tyler St, Tacoma, WA 98409
    (253) 531-2930

    There is another place down by lacy that a gun shop refered me to for porting and what not since I no longer have a mill. I can look for the card when I get home.
     
  11. drClick

    drClick Seattle New Member

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    Talk to Jim at Westcoast Armory. He has done some threading for me and did an excellent job. It might be far away, too far, but he may have a suggestion of someone. And he would definitely know who does good work. 425-641-2877

    dr
     
  12. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for all the feedback, guys
     
  13. seattlewingsfan

    seattlewingsfan Lakewood, Washington, United States Member

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    I've heard nothing but good about west coast. I heard of a shop in lacy area called WC Marrow I believe. I googled some and didn't like what I saw, just a heads up. Granted I take everything with a grain of salt on the internet.
     
  14. MarkAd

    MarkAd Port Orchard Well-Known Member

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    And I will likely not do any business with them. I showed him a 45 acp i have an told me my trigger was "as rough as a cob. It needs a trigger job" for only 125.00 dollars. I ask another smith I know he tryed it and said he kind iif liked the trigger and give it about a 1000 rounds to workits self out and it should be fine . We tested my trigger with the trigger pull scale twice and it has precisely 4 lbs 13oz pull. i anit changing anything. I think Bob saw me as an easy 125.00 bucks. but I am not quite that naive.
    That soured me on him.
     
  15. jbuck

    jbuck PNW Member

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    I think you would have been money ahead if you paid $125 instead of bought 1,000 rds of ammo. In the end they both would have accomplished the same thing.

    But I have had good luck with John Treakle out of Port Angeles, he has threaded 6 or 7 rifles for my and always does great work and is quick, same day if I set it up with him, or never more then a week if I just drop it off.
     
  16. seattlewingsfan

    seattlewingsfan Lakewood, Washington, United States Member

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    That's too bad. I've never dealt with them. I just knew they were next to Mary pistol, and must be who they were talking about.

    As far as an easy 125 bucks. I can understand a company wanting to make money. When people bring cars into me and say they need something done. If it's a maintenance item I usually just do as they ask ie early fluid changes If they say it needs new brakes and I check and it doesn't need them for a while I tell them. But also look for things that actually do need attention.
     
  17. seattlewingsfan

    seattlewingsfan Lakewood, Washington, United States Member

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    I thought occured to me today. Have you called McCann? I know Richard passed away but the shop is still up and running. They do some of the most amazing rifle work. 253-537-6919

    They work on 20-30K dollar rifles. Design and build some of the nicest optics mounts. They will not mess up your barrels.
     
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    Umpquacod Umpqua, Oregon New Member

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    Adding to the mix here...and quite a bit south...I would highly recommend Mike Blatt (541-580-6371) in Roseburg, OR. He's done five rifles for me so far; the quality of his machining work is second to none. Reasonable rates and decent turnaround also.
     
  19. jdub75

    jdub75 PNW Well-Known Member

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    Does Tornado do barrel re-profiling? Or anyone else in N. Oregon? I know ADCO in Ohio does good work, but I hate the thought of shipping 2 barrels & waiting an extra 2 weeks for transit.
     
  20. seattlewingsfan

    seattlewingsfan Lakewood, Washington, United States Member

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    I have family in Ohio. regular mail is 3 days. barrels are light shouldn't cost much to ship even expedited. I shipped one to my dad wraped in a towel shoved into a blueprint tube.