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Gunsmith help in Tulsa area

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing & Repairs' started by CastleB, Apr 17, 2017.

  1. CastleB

    CastleB Sharpshooter

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    I purchased a used M&P C.O.R.E. When I tried to get the cover off of the slide to install red dot, one of the screws was stripped out.
    I tried an easy-out to no avail. Used a left hand drill bit and ended up drilling the whole damn head off pretty flush with the slide. (I know, I know....... I should have sought assistance before I got that far).

    Question I have now is where is a gunsmith in Tulsa that can help me out? And how much will it cost me? I agree there is an increase price usually associated as "Stupid Charges".
     
  2. Shootin 4 Fun

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    Call S&W and ask for help.
     
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    You can try MacKools or Sports World.
     
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    Send it in is prob best bet but sometimes that takes forever. I would center punch the screw then take a tiny left handed drill bit, smaller than the core diameter of the screw, and drill it after I hit it with a jewlers torch. It will spin it out.
     
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  5. CastleB

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    Well it was time to nut up or shut up! Center drilled screw with tiny #60 bit, used de-burring tool and within a couple of swipes the screw finally started coming out.
     
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    All good now. Viper is mounted and sighted in this afternoon!!!
    Thanks guys for all of your help! M&P with Viper 1.jpg M&P with Viper 2.jpg
     
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    Looks good as well.
     
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    Thank You! Now the learning curve begins.
    I shot it yesterday for the first time. Wow ..... This is going to take some practice. But, I like it!
     
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    The dots do take some getting used to.
     
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    Accuracy was great when I was shooting slow! When I tried to run with a timer, it went to HELL! I took a while to try to find the dot. LOL
     

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