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  1. roadrunner

    roadrunner TGT Addict

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    I need someone in the Terrell / Kaufman area to replace an upper receiver on an AR-15 that won't charge an arm and leg to do it. I currently have a new complete upper receiver on order.

    Can someone point me in the right direction? Thanks.
     


  2. sobi1998

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    Are you not saying, simply popping the two pins and exchanging?


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  3. roadrunner

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    I am not saying popping the 2 pins and exchanging.

    I need someone to remove the barrel from the upper receiver and install it on a new receiver.
     
  4. sobi1998

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    Ahh I hoped so...
    I can’t help with recommendations but I can tell you it’s as simple as buying a barrel nut wrench. Ensure proper head spacing and torque it down


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  5. toddnjoyce

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    Are you mechanically inclined at all? A barrel swap is fairly easy, although done right it take maybe two tools and a headspace gauge that would be good to have anyways.
     
  6. roadrunner

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    Yes, I know that it is simple but I don't have a vise, receiver block, 1 3/16" crows foot wrench and torque wrench.
     
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  7. roadrunner

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    Yes, I am very much mechanically inclined.

    I don't think that the headspace would need to be checked since the same bolt and barrel will be used.
     
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    [mention]TheMailMan [/mention] may be able to help answer. He’s in the area.
     
  9. roadrunner

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    My new upper receiver came yesterday. I was sure hoping that someone could suggest someone in my area to switch it out for me.
     

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