New Normal

“New Normal” What does that Mean for Reamer Rentals?

Personally, I hate the term “New Normal”. I refuse to believe we are stuck with these conditions for the long haul.  But, I feel keeping our clients updated if very important. Increased gun sales and ammunition shortages both drive more business to gunsmiths.  We supply tools to both hobby and professional gunsmiths.  Business is up,… Read more »

Thompson/Center Collectors Association

Thompson Center Collectors Association

Fall of 2020 issue of the “One Good Shot”, association President Art Lamontagne wrote about our services here at 4D.  Art ordered the reamer on his own nickle and we did not know about his affiliation with the organization.

Gunstock How To Book Joins the 4D Family of Titles

Serman L. Mays a stock maker with more than 40 years of hands on experience making, finishing and checkering stocks decided a few years back to write a couple of books to help noobs (New Bees) get started in the trade with fewer mistakes and faster success.  His book on stock making is one result… Read more »

4th Book in the “Gunsmithing Student Handbook Series” is Now in Print!

Being in the gun business for almost 40 years now I have become acutely aware if the lack of basics being taught in schools.  In particular in Occupational Trades institutions. Before you send me a nasty gram defending your favorite school keep in mind I teach at one of these colleges and have friends at… Read more »

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After Market Pistol Barrels

In 2018 a new condition became obvious to us here at 4D Reamer Rentals LTD. In the past we saw certain reamers receive damage because of aftermarket cylinders out of Russia or China.  They were hardened by the maker to the point that only Carbide tooling could be used on them successfully.  We had clients… Read more »

What is chip welding?

The Chamber reamers that we carry at 4D Reamer Rentals LTD are all High Speed Steel (HSS). When we inspect reamers upon return from rental we look for a few things. Obvious damage of any kind. (dings, chips, modifications, burns, rounded edges to name a few) Dirt/metal chips from the reaming process Oil (in excess)… Read more »

P.O. Ackley

Ackley Category Added to the Site

We have seen a ton of demand for Ackley calibers since the publication of Fred Zeglin’s two new books in 2017.  For this reason we have created a category on the 4D web site to separate out all Ackley cartridges making them easier to find.  They still appear in the standard caliber listings as well…. Read more »

Rental Protection Plan, 4D Reamer Rentals LTD

We at 4D Reamer Rentals LTD have long had requests for some kind of protection policy against the cost of broken, damaged or lost tools.There are a lot of considerations when creating such a plan to help protect our clients from possible expenses.  So we surveyed clients to see what they wanted in a protection… Read more »

Over 1100 reamers in inventory!

More Tools, More Service…

As of October 2017  4D Reamer Rentals LTD now has over 1100 reamers to serve your gunsmith rental needs.  It’s pretty exciting how much this company has grown over the dozen years we have owned it.  We plan to continue adding tools and services. Please check out the products we sell on top of the rental… Read more »