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#3236332 - 05/01/13 12:59 PM Re: Franklin Gunsmith Quote vs. DIY [Re: infoman jr.]
BirdDog123
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Registered: 08/17/12
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Diamondhead VR-S, I had never heard of it either but I highly recommend them! They are a little bit cheaper than Troy. I really liked how the barrel nut just needed a crescent wrench to tighten!
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#3237546 - 05/02/13 09:12 PM Re: Franklin Gunsmith Quote vs. DIY [Re: 53caddy]
Greg M
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Silly. I charge less to assemble an entire rifle, upper and lower. If you DIY, get the AGI video on assembling an AR from a kit. Excellent step by step video for beginners. NO HS gauges needed.

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#3245696 - 05/13/13 07:48 PM Re: Franklin Gunsmith Quote vs. DIY [Re: Greg M]
tasaman
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Registered: 01/11/10
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Definitely like that handguard. I don't hate rails but I do like that you aren't forced to accept the with the Diamondhead. Add em if you want them.
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#3245701 - 05/13/13 07:55 PM Re: Franklin Gunsmith Quote vs. DIY [Re: tasaman]
A.Hall
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Just completed my first custom build will say you don't need a gunsmith for anything on an AR as there are plenty of YouTube videos to walk you thru the process.
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#3291752 - 07/15/13 08:14 AM Re: Franklin Gunsmith Quote vs. DIY [Re: A.Hall]
Headhunter
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Registered: 11/14/00
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Loc: LaVergne, TN USA

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Do not under any circumstances use the Franklin Gun shop for gunsmithing and they are overpriced. I carried a shotgun to them to have work done on it. Was overcharged, gun was not fixed, and gun had cosmetic damage from the gunsmith. Horrible is all I can say. The owner told me personally that it was only
a $1200 gun and the scratching and screw damage was acceptable to him.
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#3294998 - 07/18/13 02:07 PM Re: Franklin Gunsmith Quote vs. DIY [Re: Headhunter]
BirdDog123
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haha.. only a 1200$ gun.. he probably only said that cus thats what he charges for an SKS
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#3295567 - 07/19/13 12:19 AM Re: Franklin Gunsmith Quote vs. DIY [Re: 53caddy]
deerhunter10
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Registered: 08/21/12
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I wont buy anything from them. they are crazy high.
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