"For problems caused by inept customer, add 1000%."
Sun Tzu warrior
August 12, 2013, 12:09 AM
If the screw is not counter sunk, (below the surface of the sight)
use a dremel tool with a cutoff wheel to cut a new slot at a right angle to the stripped slot, then be careful to get a screw driver that fits well into the new slot and remove it. Replace the old screw with a new one.
August 12, 2013, 10:10 AM
Im with Kp321. For my regular customers it would probably be $20. For a new customer and depending on how much trouble it is, your probably looking at $30.
August 12, 2013, 07:08 PM
Broken and stripped screws and be a real pain to remove especially when you don't want to cause any more damage. I would say $20-$30 is a steal.
August 13, 2013, 10:26 AM
I had a screw for a scope mount that was stuck, I'd stripped it, then tried to drill a hole in in it to get it out with an easy out with no avail. I finally took it to my gunsmith and he removed it and charged me $5. From what I'm seeing here though, it looks like that's on the cheap side.
August 13, 2013, 05:30 PM
Yes it is on the cheap side. Your gunsmith did you a great favor at that price, but he did himself no favors if he does that often. Good way to go out of business.
August 22, 2013, 01:03 PM
It depends on how long it took me to remove it. I charge by the hour, with a half hour minimum. So it would be at least $25. Next time stop before completely stripping it (just saying).
August 22, 2013, 07:53 PM
".......... Next time stop before completely stripping it (just saying)......
A man's gotta know his limitations !
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