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    Default Type 30 arisaka re barrel

    Does anyone know of someone who makes a full long rifle length barrel for a type 30 arisaka action? Does anyone know if a type 38 barrel will fit on a type 30?

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    I doubt anyone makes those but if you have an old one then I’m sure it could be copied. Have you tried surplus gun sites like surplus rifle forum, gun boards, parallax bills, and cmp forum? Somebody may have one laying around.
    If you have to have one made be prepared to pay more than you would for a whole arisaka type 30.
    Have you thought about having it rebored to 7.7 jap? The rebore and rechamber would be about .$300 or so from JES.

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    The rifle itís self is a trainer but it was converted from a real type 30 so it is a real firearm. Itís one of 10,000 I know it converted in 30s and all they did was ground off the mum and paint it black and bore the rifling out. would it still be possible to do a Rebore at this point?

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    Iím still interested to know if t-38 barrel could be fit or modified to fit if a rebore is not possible. Cause it stands to reason that a type 30 barrel and type 38 barrel might be the same with a slight difference in sight placement.

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    Your barrel has to come off either you re-bore it, sleeve it (referring to y0ur other thread), or replace it: what about removing it, so that you can measure the threads and all other dimensions?

    Paolo

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    I think Iíve given up on the idea of sleeving the barrel at this point as for removing the barrel I will definitely remove it. I donít actually have the rifle yet but Iíll have it in a few weeks for $50 I canít complain

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    Would any modification have to be made to the receiver to change the caliber to 7.7 jap?

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    You basically have a $50 action you can do whatever you want with
    If it was my rifle I’d change it to some other caliber cheaper to shoot than 6.5 or 7.7 jap , especially since it has no collectors value.
    I’m not familiar with the dimensions of 6.5 jap as compared to 7.7 but a popular conversion for 7.7 rifles was using the same barrel and setting it back to 300 savage. If any 3006/308 case head will fit I’d rebarrel it to something in that family.


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