Barrel threading

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Black Friday got the best of me and after many years of looking and wanting one, I pulled the trigger on a couple suppressors. Now its time to get some barrels threaded while I patiently wait for every thing to be approved. Who have you guys used in the Bismarck area to thread barrels? I travel to the east side of the state and Devils Lake area from time to time, so having to go for a drive for quality work is no issue.
 


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I’ve used straight shot gunsmithing from center a few times and he did great work also used Ackerman from Dickinson as well and been pleased with him as well
 

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Curtis Schuler Sierra 2 Bismarck
I’ve had nate dagley build me a gun at SSG
And he is great but takes a long time Curtis will charge you around 120$ with end cap and turn it around in 4-5 weeks
 


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Just had him thread, chop and cerekote my wife’s 260 as her can came last spring. Nothing but praise shoots great
 

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Once you run a can on short barrel you won’t go back I don’t know your guns but I wouldn’t run anything over 22” tops and prefer 18-20 barrels once you do that you won’t go back. Unless you shoot over 1000k yards I wouldn’t even worry abkut the FPS loss of a shorter barrel
 

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A 16.5 inch 308 is sweetness with a can. Just saying. I threaded every one of my barrels and Sierra Two did 1/2 of them and all are good to go. Other 1/2 were already threaded. Guy is a good dude.
 

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Curtis Schuler Sierra 2 Bismarck
I’ve had nate dagley build me a gun at SSG
And he is great but takes a long time Curtis will charge you around 120$ with end cap and turn it around in 4-5 weeks
Excellent smith! As Jinny said, his only problem is that he is too good and usually backed up.
He ( Bismarck) andjoelAckerman in Dickinson both have done barrel threading for me and do a great job. Recommend them highly.,
 

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Curtis you ask a question and he will answer it.
Asked him about torque specs on bases and rings and if he thread locks with blue lok tite.
20 mins later I learned wet torque and dry torque are differnt and though many guys ( myself included ) lok tite my bases ( not rings) he said a guy has to be careful cuz the lok tit is wet and the torque will be higher than your driver says haha I spend way to much time when I’m in there
I don’t own a rifle that is not threaded .
Hardest part is I have to write down what can goes to what rifle
 


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I sure agree with short barrels and a can. Hauling around a 24-26 inch barrel with a heavy 6-8 inch can is an absolute PITA, in and out of pickups or UTV’ s unless you really need a rifle that shoots an in at 1000 yards. Shooting well with practice and other things like aftermarket triggers, etc. is far more important than a few f p s. Lost with a shorter barre/ supressor rifle.
 

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Is there a guy on main street of Bismarck retired military across from Burger Time in those garages on back side I thought a had seen online.? Does a lot for AR stuff too.
 

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I’ve used straight shot gunsmithing from center a few times and he did great work also used Ackerman from Dickinson as well and been pleased with him as well
I believe he quit smoking too, so it is a bit more enjoyable to hang in his shop.

Great gun smith.
 

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I believe he quit smoking too, so it is a bit more enjoyable to hang in his shop.

Great gun smith.
That's good to hear, not much of a fan of the cigarette smoke. I would get a little jealous though because he was able to do what he wanted and be his own boss while doing work he enjoys.
 

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That's good to hear, not much of a fan of the cigarette smoke. I would get a little jealous though because he was able to do what he wanted and be his own boss while doing work he enjoys.
His shooting range is pretty sweet too.
 


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I sure agree with short barrels and a can. Hauling around a 24-26 inch barrel with a heavy 6-8 inch can is an absolute PITA, in and out of pickups or UTV’ s unless you really need a rifle that shoots an in at 1000 yards. Shooting well with practice and other things like aftermarket triggers, etc. is far more important than a few f p s. Lost with a shorter barre/ supressor rifle.
thats the dam truth. when a guy really runs numbers on ballistic apps there is a LOT of cartridges and ammo combos that will do just fine to 600-800 yards. a guy would be better off with more range time, like you said than worrying about if he should run a berger or hornady or sierra or accubond know what your bullet is constructed of and how it behaves as far a expanding and then learn where to put said bullet in different situations do you go vitals, high shoulder etc
 

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I believe he quit smoking too, so it is a bit more enjoyable to hang in his shop.

Great gun smith.
Joel quit smoking? Wow! Will be much more enjoyable than before. When I first met him I thought “what a nice guy, but wish he’d quit smoking for his own sake! Great gunsmith!
 
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Does anyone know if Spartan Firearms in Minot does barrel threading? If so, any personal experiences?
 

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Does anyone know if Spartan Firearms in Minot does barrel threading? If so, any personal experiences?
I don't believe they do. And I don't know of anyone in the minot area that does. There is always the option of shipping to silencer central or taking a few guns and making a trek to bismark to drop them off. If anyone knows of somebody in the minot to devils lake area who does let me know as I have a few more guns to thread
 


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