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Old 01-14-2006, 04:32 PM
Bake

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Originally Posted by MtStream
Machine work is @ 1/2 the cost ,give or take,of a aftermarket barrel . Less if you can do the work ,obviously. The reamers & crowning tools add to the cost initially - but are you really going to stop with just one use ? The tools could also be leased/sold to the next guy for his project .

The price I have seen for work on a factory barrel is in the $90 dollar neighborhood. A decent aftermarket can be bought for little more than $100. Sell off the factory barrel and the cost is pretty much the same.
-Bake