Chamber Reamer

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by Nieko, Mar 7, 2011.

  1. Nieko

    Nieko Well-Known Member

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    Who's reamers seam to be the most precise.
     
  2. eddybo

    eddybo Well-Known Member

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    I am betting that whatever responses you get are just going to be opinions. Here is my opinion PTG and Manson reamers cut great.
     

  3. FEENIX

    FEENIX Well-Known Member

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    +1. Here's the Top Chamber Reamers Sites

    Good luck!

    Ed
     
  4. J E Custom

    J E Custom Well-Known Member

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    +1

    I use both and find them exceptional.

    Clymer also makes good reamers.

    Don't know about the rest but the quality and service with Manson and PT&G is excellent.

    J E CUSTOM
     
  5. Nieko

    Nieko Well-Known Member

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    Thank you guys for the response, I am having a barrel chambered and my smith told me he likes manson reamers best, seems that many use PTG so I thought I would go that route but my smith did not like the idea as well.
     
  6. sinarms

    sinarms Well-Known Member

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    Dave Kiff has probably the best reamers out there and a great guy to talk/consult with. What was your smiths problem with his reamers?
     
  7. Nieko

    Nieko Well-Known Member

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    sinarms,
    he didn't embellish, and I really didn't pry so I'm not sure if there was a bad experience or what
     
  8. J E Custom

    J E Custom Well-Known Member

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    Reamers of different brands seem to cut a little different because of the way they are ground
    so my best guess is that your smith likes the way the Manson cuts . it does not mean that
    it is a better reamer just that he likes them.

    I have some Manson reamer that have cut 9 or 10 chambers and they will still cut you if you
    handle them wrong., so they are very good reamers.

    Let the smith use the reamer that he wants to because he is responsible for the quality of
    the chamber.

    J E CUSTOM
     
  9. shortgrass

    shortgrass Well-Known Member

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    Excellent response, J E!