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Old 05-13-2019, 06:14 AM
redneckgunman redneckgunman is offline
Join Date: Dec 2014
Location: Springfield, GA
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Originally Posted by Ronwall View Post
When you can buy a safe to shoot field grade for 650 I don't understand why someone would even want to buy then reactivate a drill. In my opinion in the civilian world a drill is good for displays or parts. Nothing else.
I agree, to buy one with the sole purpose of reactivating, no, it is not worth the money or time spent. However I did buy one once that had two very valuable parts. A great GAW stock and an unmodified WIN-13 Op-Rod. After I stripped all the parts off the rifle, I had a receiver with a tiny weld with no heat discoloration at the barrel and an un-welded op rod track. This became a project to reactivate just because I could and the part was sitting there. In this particular scenario, the juice was worth the squeeze.
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