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Old 01-25-2007, 03:25 AM
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Default Is it possible to shorten a revolver barrel?

I have a Stainless Ruger SBE 44 mag with a 10 1/2 barrel and I'd like to know if it's possible fora gunsmith to shorten the barrel and re-attach the front sight?

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Old 01-25-2007, 04:43 AM
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It's possible to shorten the barrel. The front sight might be a problem, depending on how it's attached now. It might be easierto put on a new sight than to remove the old one intact and reapply it.
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Old 01-25-2007, 08:28 AM
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Yes the existing barrel can be shortened. Or you can have another factory barrel fitted to it of the length you want.


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Old 01-25-2007, 08:48 AM
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Thanks guys,
Do y'all have any idea what something like this would cost?
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Old 01-25-2007, 01:02 PM
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How about I do you a favor? You send me the pistol and I will send you a crisp, new $50 bill. You can then put that toward a different handgun.
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Old 01-25-2007, 01:16 PM
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How about I do you a favor? You send me the pistol and I will send you a crisp, new $50 bill. You can then put that toward a different handgun.
Thanks Red, you made me laugh!
Add 6 more of them, and we'll chat.
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Old 01-25-2007, 01:55 PM
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Pardon me, this might seem like a dumb question........why not trade it for one same model with a shorter barrel?
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Old 01-25-2007, 02:07 PM
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Pardon me, this might seem like a dumb question........why not trade it for one same model with a shorter barrel?
Thats what I'm thinking.
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Old 01-25-2007, 02:16 PM
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Pardon me, this might seem like a dumb question........why not trade it for one same model with a shorter barrel?
Thats what I'm thinking.
Y'all are both right!
That would probably be the smartes thing to do!
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Old 01-25-2007, 02:18 PM
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Pardon me, this might seem like a dumb question........why not trade it for one same model with a shorter barrel?
Thats what I'm thinking.
Y'all are both right!
That would probably be the smartes thing to do!
You shouldn't be out of too much money doing it.
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