Need gunsmith recommendation

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Would like to re barrel my Type 99 but cannot find someone to take on the project. Any suggestions?

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You could contact Richard McMurray in Potlatch, ID: gunsmith@cpcinternet.com. Do you have a donor barrel?
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The T 99 has metric thread pitch , I believe it is M1.5 .I would have to check my notes to be sure.I have rebarreled one to 257 Rob Ackley .On my lathe I had to change to metric gearing , kind of a pia but not real hard to do .That may be the reason some wouldn't want to do it .Just a heads up on the metric thread .

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The T 99 has metric thread pitch , I believe it is M1.5 .I would have to check my notes to be sure.I have rebarreled one to 257 Rob Ackley .On my lathe I had to change to metric gearing , kind of a pia but not real hard to do .That may be the reason some wouldn't want to do it .Just a heads up on the metric thread .

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Yes I do have a replacement (mil surp) barrel

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Contacted Richard Mcmuray and he was kind enough to take the job. Thanks for the connection.

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You are lucky my Arisaka has been stacked(darn near every screw) so badly I can't get it apart to even clean it.
Steve

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