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 Post subject: Looking for gunsmith who can thread rifle w LEFT HAND thread
PostPosted: Mon 11-02-2009 9:29PM 
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I am looking for a gunsmith who can thread an FN FAL rifle barrel with a 9/16 x 24 LEFT HANDED thread (ones you screw on counter clockwise). It seems that all US machinists only have the equipment to cut right handed threads (ones you screw on clockwise - the norm here) and will not do left handed threads. Are there any machinists/mechanical tinkerers here who could do this? If so, let me know your price. Please e-mail cwatkin@mst.edu.

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 Post subject: Re: Looking for gunsmith who can thread rifle w LEFT HAND thread
PostPosted: Tue 11-03-2009 8:02AM 
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cwatkin wrote:
I am looking for a gunsmith who can thread an FN FAL rifle barrel with a 9/16 x 24 LEFT HANDED thread (ones you screw on counter clockwise). It seems that all US machinists only have the equipment to cut right handed threads (ones you screw on clockwise - the norm here) and will not do left handed threads. Are there any machinists/mechanical tinkerers here who could do this? If so, let me know your price. Please e-mail cwatkin@mst.edu.

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Have you tried Harris & Co.?

573-364-7724

Hours are Mon-Thur 6-9pm and some time on Saturday, don't remember. Give him a call after 6 tonight and ask if he can do it.

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 Post subject: Re: Looking for gunsmith who can thread rifle w LEFT HAND thread
PostPosted: Sun 11-08-2009 10:22PM 
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Harris was my first try and I have called just about everyone from Rolla to Willow Springs, Columbia, St. Louis, etc. The left handed threads are not obviously something gunsmiths have the equipment to turn.

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 Post subject: Re: Looking for gunsmith who can thread rifle w LEFT HAND thread
PostPosted: Mon 11-09-2009 7:04AM 
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cwatkin wrote:
Harris was my first try and I have called just about everyone from Rolla to Willow Springs, Columbia, St. Louis, etc. The left handed threads are not obviously something gunsmiths have the equipment to turn.

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I'll see if I can't find an AK specific gunsmith around here, I know one guy but he's mostly retired from gunsmithing and he's a lawyer now. But I'm sure there's someone else.

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 Post subject: Re: Looking for gunsmith who can thread rifle w LEFT HAND thread
PostPosted: Mon 11-09-2009 12:53PM 
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Thanks. Another guy has put me in contact with a gunsmith in the Steelville area that might be able to help.

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