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Re: Cheapo Gun
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Originally Posted by Paul Hoskins View Post
Rick. prices on barrels have become obscene compared to the 1950's '60's & early 70's. I used to buy new barrels from Flaig's in Millvale, Pa. for $32.50, turned, ground, short chambered, cut & crowned & threaded for Mausers. Flaig's always touted their barrels were made by Douglas & premium grade. I used to buy new surplus '03 Springfield barrels from Numrich Arms in West Hurley, NY for six dollars each. I always bought them six at a time. Used them for lots of things. Made pretty good short pry bars too if needed. Bought six 17 caliber unturned barrel blanks from Ackley for less than 125 dollars. He re bored & CUT rifling in one barrel for me. Cost??? Eight dollars shipping back to me. Super nice guy. I really miss him. All my old friends are gone now. Sad. ...Paul H
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