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Old March 6, 2010, 07:06 AM   #1
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Pricing question

What would be a reasonable price a gunsmith should charge for making a mauser sporter minus the stock: new match barrel, bedding, new 3-position safety, polish metal, scope rings and rust-reblue all parts? Ballpark estimate is all I need (as I know where the limit goes), thanks!
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Old March 6, 2010, 08:40 AM   #2
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... minus the stock: ... bedding, ...
That'd be a good trick, right there.
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Old March 6, 2010, 09:03 AM   #3
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They are about as reasonable as I've seen.
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Probably be the usual commercial hot bluing, though. Rust bluing takes a week and is very labor intensive by comparison.
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