Hello from Oklahoma City

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Hello, I am from OKC, OK. I currently am a gunsmithing student at SDI. I am always looking for broken or damaged firearms that I can purchase and repair since I don’t have my FFL quite yet to be able to work on other peoples firearms. I am hoping to be able to eventually own my own gunsmithing business and build unique stand out weapons and give people something to truly value at all kinds of price ranges.

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#2

Cool! Learn as much as you can… I am still learning after nearly 30 years. Hahhaha have fun here. Lots of good people

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#3

Welcome DTA13 to full30.

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#4

Thanks yeah I don’t think in this career choice I will ever stop learning. There is always something new and also as I have started to repair things getting odd and older things make new challenges everyday.

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#5

I can say this… keep a straight face when the stupid walks in the door. I have seen things that should not have been seen when it comes to broken firearms… hahhahahha

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#6

Welcome to Full30 forum @DTA13 Good to have you here. I’m also going to SDI, just started 5 weeks ago. Really enjoying it and learning a lot. Lots of gunsmiths here.

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#7

@RogueGunnWorks HAHAHA I will definitely have to work on that!

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#8

@Tactical_Reviews That’s awesome to hear there are other SDI students on here. I’m not super far ahead of you. I started back in August and just finished 16 weeks I think. If I can do anything to help let me know.

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#9

Thanks, I’ll keep that in mind. Be sure to tell the other students in your class about here.

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#10

Welcome @DTA13
Great to have you here!!

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#11

Welcome. Show off those project guns

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#12

Welcome!

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#13

Glad you are here!

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#14

Welcome!

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#15

Welcome to the forum Brother!

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#16

Welcome to Full30. Glad to have you here.

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#17

Welcome to the forum!

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This is the latest project. For school, I had to hydrodip a weapon. The school provided the camo and I wasn’t a big fan of it, so I bought a high point C9 that I found a local shop to apply it to. I did the slide and both handles, I then went back and retouched the Safety etc. I am thinking about color filling the slide black to allow the markings to show up more. Haven’t yet.

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#19

This was one of my first color filling jobs.

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#20

This is Frank. He is one of the AR’s i made completely from the ground up. I love the feeling of taking a box of parts and making a weapon out of it.

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