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Old 08-17-2019, 01:16 PM

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Pembroke Va.
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The 40X has a really large barrel tendon. 1.062" where as .750 is more the normal. So a competent gun smith or machinist could turn it down, cut the chamber off, re-thread, cut extractor slots and re-chamber it. About 400.00 unless you can do it yourself. The barrel is worth about 125-150 now, if you alter it, that number becomes 0. A new action that would fit your barrel is 1050.00 so either way its not a cheap to use that barrel. I would sell it, there is a petty good demand for a unmolested 40X barrel.
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