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Ruger # 1 Gunsmith #14159205 09/27/19
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leemar28 Offline OP
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Been working on a Red Pad # 1 for the past 6 months. Bedding,reloading, you name it, and it still wont shoot....... Throwing in the towel. Going to send it off to someone to re barrel. Who is a good smith to work on a # 1 ?


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Re: Ruger # 1 Gunsmith [Re: leemar28] #14191688 10/10/19
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Ask on the Single shot forum. There is one smith that specializes in single shots but I forgot his name. I agree it is time to try a new barrel I don't know if you can tell by lot # but many of the red pad barrels were from Wilson and were not even as good as the ones the military got from them.


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Re: Ruger # 1 Gunsmith [Re: leemar28] #14193110 10/10/19
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Red Oak Gunsmithing Onaway Mi


What you have done is not nearly as important as how you have done it!!!
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Re: Ruger # 1 Gunsmith [Re: leemar28] #14193786 10/11/19
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leemar28 Offline OP
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ctw, Do you have any contact information ?
Thanks !


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Re: Ruger # 1 Gunsmith [Re: leemar28] #14194079 10/11/19
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Mark Penrod in Indiana


Penrod Precision
312 E College Ave
North Manchester, Indiana 46962

(260) 982-8385


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Re: Ruger # 1 Gunsmith [Re: leemar28] #14194127 10/11/19
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Only one I know of that’s highly respected.
http://www.bosesofnebraska.com/rebarreling.html



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Re: Ruger # 1 Gunsmith [Re: leemar28] #14197725 10/12/19
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Sure here is there website, look at there custom guns may be a pict or two of a few custom one.
https://www.redoakgunsmithing.com


What you have done is not nearly as important as how you have done it!!!
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