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Old Wolfman18 Dec 2019 8:07 a.m. PST

Had similar experiences with muskets,rifles,bayonets,RPG's etc.

d88mm1940 Supporting Member of TMP19 Feb 2020 1:29 p.m. PST

One thing to remember is that bending the metal generates heat (friction from bending) which can degrade the metal and cause breakage. If you bend a little and then wait for a while (I like to wait an hour), you can bend some more. Patience, and a straight barrel, will be your reward.

wehrmacht25 Feb 2020 10:25 a.m. PST

Why do you continue to pay this company to work on your models.

Tin hat02 Apr 2020 4:49 a.m. PST

Also why would you need to go to a painting service for a simple block paintjob and quick drybrush?

TMPISNAFF Supporting Member of TMP27 Apr 2020 7:04 a.m. PST

Just put the barrel longways into a pair of tweezers and apply pressure to straighten. Rotate barrel as required to straighten it in different planes. Easy.

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