View Full Version : Looking for gunsmith in central PA
April 01, 2002, 11:20
I have collected my parts,spent hours reading posts and now think it would be better and safer to pay someone to barrel my kit.any help out there?
April 01, 2002, 21:58
There was a group on the board from around Reading who built rifles last summer. try doing a search for "group build". I'm originally from Pottsville, but I'm in West Texas now, otherwise I'd help. Is Roaring Creek somewhere around Knoebels Grove?
April 01, 2002, 22:35
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just about to order a kit or two myself, and am gathering notes on the project. i live in central pa and would like to collaborate with experienced or novice builders as this would be a first for me too. can't be all that bad, can it?
April 02, 2002, 09:40
I'm in W. PA and would be willing to help out with tools or my limited experience (only built three). I have an Elliot wrench and a barrel shoulder relieving tool. I also have some rods for verifying barrel timing. Don't have any headspacing tools, vice, or barrel jaws though.
April 03, 2002, 21:10
If Reading is close enough, get a hold of Deltaten (Mason-Dixon FAL Group), K Funk, and others from that part of PA are more than capable of showing you the ropes of a kit build.......
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