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boomerisnuts
01-06-2007, 06:13 PM
Basicly has any one ever done this to a barrel? how can you do it? (any links?) i am going to do this to my spyder pilots stock barrel. im doing this basicly for looks. Im planning on shortening it to 6 inches. also what is a good paint to paint the barrel over and make it a differnt color, again this is just for looks im still gonna play with my j and j.
thanx
boomer

Theheroguy
01-06-2007, 06:49 PM
use a saw if your not playing with it and then smooththe edge with something I dun know pm chubbs hes a machinist I think

boomerisnuts
01-07-2007, 06:03 AM
ok thanks.
boomer

Ares
01-07-2007, 06:29 AM
pipe cutter or hacksaw. smooth out the inside after the cut and it will be fine

boomerisnuts
01-07-2007, 06:45 AM
:confused: also what is a good paint to repaint my barrel over?:confused:
thanx
boomer

Hossy
01-07-2007, 07:01 AM
get it anno'd :)

boomerisnuts
01-07-2007, 01:55 PM
this may sound stupid but what is "anno'd"?
thanx
boomer

Sandman_Bravo
01-07-2007, 01:58 PM
Annodized. If you aren't careful you might end up with a barrel tip that's rough inside and can impart a spin on the ball as it leaves.

boomerisnuts
01-07-2007, 02:09 PM
oh okay thanx. so should i just sand it?
boomer

Sandman_Bravo
01-07-2007, 04:59 PM
I'd have to guess sand and polish to a mirror finish; but only at the very edge where you made your cut. You'll never match the original finish. I'd leave it be if it were me, or just buy a shorter barrel.

autoduel
01-11-2007, 07:26 AM
You'd better make sure the cut is perpendicular and then have the end crowned evenly. If not, the gas will escape one side of the barrel before the other and throw you trajectory off. A hacksaw won't be precise enough without a lot of grinding.