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Threading a ban-barrel

Discussion in 'GATE AR-15 Forum' started by Randy from Kansas, Mar 19, 2011.

  1. Randy from Kansas

    Randy from Kansas

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    I have a AR-15 made during the ban years, and is their any reason why I could not thread the barrel myself using a 1/2 x28 die. Seems like a simple solution for adding a muzzle brake to an AR that has an non threaded barrel?
    Or what am I missing?:dunno:
     
  2. Constructor

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    If you can thread it straight.
     
    Last edited: Mar 20, 2011

  3. Randy from Kansas

    Randy from Kansas

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    I have a gun smith who will thread it for $50, I will let him do it

    Thanks
     
  4. Constructor

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    Decent price and good insurance.