Seamless Heavy Wall Tubing

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rustyknuckles
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Seamless Heavy Wall Tubing

Postby rustyknuckles » Wed Aug 13, 2008 9:46 pm

Oodles of years ago the American Rifleman featured an article on building a matchlock musket. For a barrel the author used Shelby tubing of approximately .50 caliber.

Does anyone know of an online source for ordering such tubing?

Thanks!

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Postby GeorgeGaskill » Fri Aug 15, 2008 1:32 pm

Don't know about Shelby tubing but Aircraft Spruce has 4130 seamless in varying sizes and you can order through the internet.

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Postby PeteH » Fri Aug 15, 2008 3:26 pm

I, too, would like to learn of a source for Shelby tubing. Used to be a shop in Mt. Vernon, NY that sold some, but it was a small operation and folded when the owner retired.
Pete in NJ

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Postby Jay, Idaho » Sat Aug 16, 2008 7:16 am

DOM tubing was available on Ebay a few years ago but lately there has not been much with real heavy walls.
Try an Ebay search in business for dom tubing.

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Source for Shelby

Postby jpfalt » Sat Aug 16, 2008 1:57 pm

I always purchased shelby tubing from Pacific Machinery and Tool Steel in Portland, Oregon. They have a website, but you will need to call them to place an order.

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Re: Seamless Heavy Wall Tubing

Postby Jim Sofra » Sun Sep 11, 2016 5:45 pm

Another good source is Industrial Tube and Steel. DOM in many Diameters and ID's.


Cincinnati Branch
9206 Port Union Rialto Rd.
West Chester, Ohio 45069
Toll Free: 800-332-9567
Phone: 513-777-5512
Fax: 513-777-5695

3/4 OD .5 ID

http://www.industrialtube.com/ProductDe ... rchALY=ALL

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Re: Seamless Heavy Wall Tubing

Postby johnfreese » Wed Sep 06, 2017 5:51 pm

I believe the name Shelby for tubing is from the name of a manufacturing company in Shelby Ohio. You can substitute any DOM or seamless tubing.


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