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tjd10684 06-27-2012 05:37 PM

TJD Customs Freak boring Service

Process for shipping and payment.

1. Please fill out my online form (See note 3)
2. PM Me for shipping info
3. Send me your barrel
4. I will bore it (See note 1)
5. I will inform you it is complete. And send you a PP invoice (See note 2)
6. You send me payment.
7. I ship it back to you via USPS, unless otherwise agreed upon earlier.

I am looking to get $35, includes return shipping (International shipping +$5)

I don't own every barrel so I can't guarantee I can bore every kind of barrel but if the od is relatively straight I should be able to. If for some reason I can't get it aligned I will send it back to you no charge.

I keep getting asked about quantity discounts so I am going to put my stock answer here. I am not offering quantity discounts here is why, to bore a barrel in my jig each one takes some time to setup and it does not get any faster doing the same barrel. So think of it this way I can do 10 different barrels in the same time it takes me to do 10 of the same barrel. Typically when you get a quantity discount its because of reduced setup time to do the same operation over and over since my setup is designed to be efficient at a wide range I can not setup any faster even if its the same barrel.

I am going put a standard response to a question I have been getting frequently. The question is the insert is sticking out the back of the barrel is this normal. The answer is Yes. I make sure that the insert sticks out the back of the barrel about 0.005-0.010. this is so make sure when you screw the barrel in the insert will not slide around. the reason DW barrels and freak barrels dont stick out is because they have orings to help keep the insert in place. When I bore the barrel their is rarely enough room to put an oring so I have to make sure it sticks out just a little to keep the insert still. Also their is no worry about hurting the insert unless your using a pipe wrench to tighten your barrel. The inserts are actually quite strong in that direction.

Some Freak boring reference drawings.

I am now going to try my hand at some stainless barrels. The price for stainless barrels is going to be $65


1. I will be setup to do barrels once a week. I am thinking every Saturday evening so if your barrel get to me on a Monday I'll be boring it on Saturday. So please plan ahead if you need your barrel for an event or something in 2 days you should not be sending it to me.

2. For payment and shipping I will be implementing a no payment no shipment policy. You MUST pay the PP invoice before I will ship out. If you need more time to gather the money for some reason thats fine but I'll be safely holding onto your barrel until you can pay the invoice.

3. Also please note that I will be adding a service charge, if you do not follow the proper procedure.
3a. Did not fill out online form, required information included = +$5
3b. filled out online form, required information not included = +$10
3c. Did not fill out online form, required information not included = +$15

4. If you don't have a printer a LEGIBLE hand written note is acceptable and you will not be charged the service fee.

Below is a list of barrel types that I know I can do I will update the list as I do more.
UPDATE: Odds are I can do it even if its not on this list feel free to pm me if you have any questions.

- CP one peice
- Spyder stock
- WGP stock
- Eclipse shaft 2
- Eclipse Shaft 3
- Eclipse Shaft 4
- Eclipse Solo
- CP 2 piece
- Bob Long Assault
- Lapco Big Shot
- Bob Long G6R stock
- Bob Long 2 piece
- Dye UL
- Evil Pipe (+5 for windows)
- Evil Driver
- Stock Rev-i (+10 for lots of windows)
- Stock Empire Traccer
- Stock G4
- Stock G5
- New style Karner backs
- Machine Vapor stock barrel
- TiPX barrels
- Phantom barrels

Barrels I don't really want to do.

- DP Threshold stock barrels
- JJ Edge (I do not believe these barrels are bored straight enough to freak bore in my jig.)
- Lapco tight stick (too thin and already nearly as small as freak inserts come I measured it at 0.6813)
- Eclipse SL barrels (od tends to run at ~0.800 that would leave about a ~0.025 wall just not enough)
- Exalt barrel O.D. is just too thin ~ 0.780
- Lapco Fuse again od is just too thin. ~0.800
- Dye CF - SS is too thin and heat would destroy the body.



Please leave me feedback to let others know I'm not just some flaky dude in a garage.

tjd10684 08-08-2012 09:54 PM

I thought I might show off my freak boring jig so you know I'm not just some flaky dude in a garage. well I am in a garage.... But I'm not flaky:D.

tjd10684 08-12-2012 09:37 AM

boring one if my sterling barrels

MorueM 08-12-2012 04:05 PM

What size is that reamer?

ryanhall41 08-12-2012 07:53 PM

can you do stainless barrels?

joedirt199 08-12-2012 08:41 PM

looking good. will definately help take a load off stanchy. just watch what you're getting yourself into. people love their freak inserts and have lots of barrels.

tjd10684 08-12-2012 11:02 PM


Originally Posted by MorueM (Post 2441757)
What size is that reamer?

The right size ;) 0.745


Originally Posted by ryanhall41 (Post 2441936)
can you do stainless barrels?

I don't really want to they take much much longer to bore than aluminum, and they are much harder on my tools. But for the right price I might be willing to try a few. If I had to put a price on trying it 50 would get me to try it.


Originally Posted by joedirt199 (Post 2441976)
looking good. will definately help take a load off stanchy. just watch what you're getting yourself into. people love their freak inserts and have lots of barrels.

Thats kinda what I am counting on :) but I know I can't do quite the volume SSC does I really like to keep my lead times short if I get backed up more than 2 days I will quit taking new work until I am caught up. Right now 8/12/12 I am boring barrels the same day they come in and shipping out the next day.

Waylost 08-13-2012 12:10 PM

This just landed in my mailbox today.

One word, "Legen wait for it......Dary!"

Thanks for the help Tom :)

tjd10684 08-13-2012 12:35 PM

no problem hope it works well for you. I was just going to message you to see if you got it yet.

KPCS 08-15-2012 09:16 PM

A man that know what he's doing :clapping::clapping:

What no O-ring grooves ?? j/k

Great job.

Ken W

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