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  1. willsnipe

    Rifle Scopes scope base suggestions???? weatherby vanguard.

    Yes, same as a 700 SA. Anything made for one will fit the other.
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    Gunsmithing S & W Hammer question

    Please help! My memory tells me that K & L frame hammers are interchangable. Could someone who works on thema little more often (or has a younger memory ) please confirm whether or not that's correct?
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    Tumbler Motor question

    Re: Tumbler Motor question Doubled, I solved the same problem in a totally different manner. I bought a $149 chinese cement mixer and fabbed a lid for it. I ran it steady for almost two years and it never missed a lick.
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    Gunsmithing Removed two Rem700 factory barrels. what a PITA!

    Re: Removed two Rem700 factory barrels. what a PITA! I wrap mine in newspaper to eliminate the aluminum marr and clamp them in a 20 ton arbor press. Nothing moves, and I can do one in three minutes. Another thing I do differently than most is use the same wrench on all actions. It's a good...
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    Gunsmithing Remmy 700 Question

    Re: Remmy 700 Question <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: claudesapp</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I really don't see any way to easily make a DM barreled action work with BDL bottom metal. </div></div> It's a lot of work to get nowhere, and I'm not...
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    Gunsmithing DFW area gunsmith for Browning A5

    Re: DFW area gunsmith for Browning A5 Doc Jones in Carrollton is good too. 972-245-2955
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    Gunsmithing 300 AAC Blackout bolt rifle questions

    I've been wanting to build one, but want to avoid the typical ejection problems. My first choice as an action donor is a push-feed Win 70 in 223, but it looks like the extractor/ejector geometry is very close to the problem plauged 700. Has anyone here ever installed a Sako style extractor in a...
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    Gunsmithing restocking a 721

    Re: restocking a 721 The factory magazine will work if you tweak the inletting and use some spacers. The magazine is too tall to use otherwise It's much easier to pick up a BDL set up.
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    Hunting & Fishing Dog breeds?

    Re: Dog breeds? No experience with RRs, but a Doberman would (IMHO) fit the bill pretty well. You need to check out the breeder, and make sure the parents aren't too high strung, but they can be good family dogs and strike a pretty good balance between pet and protection. The caution about...
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    Gunsmithing Custom barrel makers

    Re: Custom barrel makers <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: cockcroft</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I guess thats why there are no barrel makers in Texas</div></div> I love your humor, but don't discount Shilen. They make GOOD barrels.
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    subsonic question

    I was just set to buy a 300 whisper reamer, then see 300 AAC blackout everywhere I look. They look to be the same in all but name, but I can't find dimensional drawings on the aac round. Can anyone here tell me if my assumption is correct? I'd sure appreciate the help.
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    Gunsmithing are Remington triggers interchangeable?

    Re: are Remington triggers interchangeable? FNP is 100% correct. It will fit and function fine.
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    Gunsmithing Can my barrels be rechambers for a looser neck?

    Re: Can my barrels be rechambers for a looser neck? In a word, yes! It's a bit touchy, you need a really good feel for your lathe, or you can just use a t-handle and run the reamer in by hand.
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    Gunsmithing 700 trigger pins bending repeatedly

    Re: 700 trigger pins bending repeatedly WOW! He must be rally hammering that bolt! The pins should (if lightly lubed) slip into place w/o a hammer, but there shouldn't be any wiggle in the hole. Peening slightly might work OK, but be very careful and recheck the trigger for safety. Sometimes...
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    Photos Happy Halloween

    Re: Happy Halloween Yea, I'd "click" that one!
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    Gunsmithing need 721 extractor

    Re: need 721 extractor That's all you need. Both bits for less than $20. You'll have to rig something to hold the rivet in place while you stake it down, but it's not...
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    Advanced Marksmanship Anyone built a Mover to practice with

    Re: Anyone built themselves a "MOVER" In the old days we'd mount a target on cardboard/plywood in an old tire. Get a buddy up on the edge of the gravel pit and voila! moving targets. They keep you guessing by taking strange bounces too!
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    Gunsmithing Needing a good Smith!!!

    Re: Needing a good Smith!!! <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: leatherman</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Also looks like theres a little bit of a gapbetween the feed ramp and the end of the box mag. </div></div> That probably won't hurt anything...
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    Gunsmithing Rem 722 bolt handle came off... TIG weld back on?

    Re: Rem 722 bolt handle came off... TIG weld back on? Ouch! If this ever happens again, give me a shout and I'll pull the barrel for you. That's usually thr best way to get one loose. If the chamber is that rough you may need a new barrel. LMK, I may have one around here that will wouk for you.
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    Need a Good Powder for 308/223

    Re: Need a Good Powder for 308/223 <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: DEATH</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Call me old fashion but gotta love the BLC2, Meters great through the Dillon also </div></div> +1. I'm a BIG fan of ball powders in general...