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Gunsmith in the mid cities area?

Anyone know a good one?

I need to have my new stock inlet for a detachable magazine and the stock put on while ensuring free float.

I'm in Bedford, so if someone knows a good one close that'd be cool. Will drive a bit if I need to though.

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You shouldn't have freen float issue since your stock has a bedding block.
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You shouldn't have freen float issue since your stock has a bedding block.
Cool, I haven't even tried to put it together, I guess the big issue is trimming down the aluminum to get the trigger guard in. Badger says they'll do it for 75 bucks, wish they were local, heh.
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Cool, I haven't even tried to put it together, I guess the big issue is trimming down the aluminum to get the trigger guard in. Badger says they'll do it for 75 bucks, wish they were local, heh.
Thats not a bad price, as far as a local smith I can't help you I'm not from the metro-mess.
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Ever get all of the pieces put together.
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Ever get all of the pieces put together.
I took it to where my FFL is, Euless Guns and Ammo. Seemed like a straight forward install for a knowledgeable gunsmith and quoted 50 bucks for the install. Only crappy part is a FOUR WEEK wait. It's been sitting up there since 5/3.

I did mount the medalist stock on and everything looked perfect, just a waiting game now.

I'll definitely snap some pics when I get it back! C'mooooon < .5 MOA @ 100yds
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.5 moa might be pushing it what are you shooting right now
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.5 moa might be pushing it what are you shooting right now
With everything stock and some Fiocchi factory loads, .78 with 5 shots...
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With everything stock and some Fiocchi factory loads, .78 with 5 shots...
Its possible then but your best bet will probally going to handloads next.
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Thanks, that makes me feel better since it's up there now

I dropped it off on 5/3 and was quoted 4 weeks. I was told there are 180 guns backlogged waiting for work

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Its possible then but your best bet will probally going to handloads next.
I agree. I had purchased a kit a while back, but sold it before even beginning to use it. Might hop back into it when I can free up some funds.
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I agree. I had purchased a kit a while back, but sold it before even beginning to use it. Might hop back into it when I can free up some funds.
Just in my experiance if you buy another kit I would stay away from the lock-n-load kit from Hornady. A few friends of mine have bought them and the dies won't stay tight.
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Just in my experiance if you buy another kit I would stay away from the lock-n-load kit from Hornady. A few friends of mine have bought them and the dies won't stay tight.
Thanks That is exactly the kit I had previously bought, so I appreciate the heads up.
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There is one on the corner of Lancaster and 820 across the parking lot from the Winchester Gallery. If they are still open, there's a guy named Tony that works there, he does really good work.

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