m40a1

  1. Dvando20

    R700 Stocks that fit Badger Max recoil lug?

    I have a Rem700 short action with tactical contour barrel and Badger maximized .312" recoil lug. I was looking into an HS Precision stock but read that it will not fit this size lug without grinding or milling. Outside of a custom made stock, what options are out there in the realm of HTG/M40A1...
  2. M

    XM3 DARPA Build

    I wanted to share my build which is heavily inspired by the XM3. I didn’t attempt a full clone because there have since been developmental improvements in calibers, optics, parts, and materials. Also, some parts are too difficult to find. Remington 700 blueprinted receiver. I glass bedded the...
  3. Dvando20

    30mm, M40A1 Unertl style base/rings?

    Are there any places that can custom build a high quality M40A1 Unertl style welded one piece base/rings in 30mm? I am budget building an A1 clone using an SWFA 10x MIL/MOA which uses a 30mm tube. I am currently using a Badger steel 20moa base and steel Max-50 rings because I like durability...
  4. Dvando20

    Rifle Scopes 30mm, M40A1 Unertl style base/rings?

    Are there any places that can custom build a high quality M40A1 Unertl style welded one piece base/rings in 30mm? I am budget building an A1 clone using an SWFA 10x MIL/MOA which uses a 30mm tube. I am currently using a Badger steel 20moa base and steel Max-50 rings because I like durability...
  5. Dvando20

    M40A1, did they tack weld the BDL box?

    Working on a M40A1 clone. Somebody mentioned that the armorers in Quantico would tack weld the BDL magazine box directly to the action. Is this true? If so, what locations around the box did they weld them? My action has the screw hole for the ADL retention screw, but I cannot find a BDL box...
  6. Dvando20

    Rifle Scopes Most durable base and rings for Remington 700?

    I am putting together a Remington 700 in .308win as a hunting/all purpose/semi-long range rifle with a little bit of an M40A1 style to it. What is considered to be the most durable scope base and 30mm rings? I want this rifle to be able to take a beating without any worry of something breaking...
  7. N

    Help With Getting My Starter Rifle Remington 700

    My goal is to have something like an M40A1 or an M40A3. I need help with my base Remington 700 before I start to build. I'm thinking about buying the rifle now and possibly upgrading the stock and barrel later. There is a custom shop here in town that does blueprinting. I'm just having problems...
  8. R

    Advice for my first 6.5 CM (M24/M2010 copy)

    Hello all, this is my first post, so I apologize in advance if I break any rules :). Anyway, I'm on a tight budget (under $1,500) and looking to buy a 6.5 CM caliber long range rifle that aesthetically looks (and shoots) like a M24 or M2010 with the right bipod, stock and scope, etc. **Someday...
  9. C

    Gunsmithing Spec build M40A1 - Current Lead times - 6 to 8 weeks

    If you find a six digit receiver, and pick us to build your M40A1, our lead times are 6 to 8 weeks - NOT 6 to 8 MONTHS!!! C & H Precision Weapons is a Veteran Owned Small Business located in SW Florida. We specialize in custom rifle builds, rifle repair and upgrades. C & H is owned and...
  10. C

    Gunsmithing C&H Precision Weapons M40A1 - A5 Current Lead Times as of 9-1-14

    Spec built M40A5 that Retired Marine 2112 MGySgt Dave Clark finished this week for a customer here in FL. As you can see, he's taking an alternative path forward in his choice of optics and mount, but it'll work out fine for him as his new long range rifle. The second rifle is a Spec Built...
  11. C

    Gunsmithing Throwback Thursday

  12. C

    C&H Precision Weapons: M40A1 - A5 Current Lead Times as of 8-1-14

    Hello All! Our first official post on Snipers Hide. We are currently building authentic Mil Spec M40A1's, A3's and A5's as we speak. Our current lead times for M40's or other custom rifles are measured in single digit weeks (4 - 6 weeks), not double digit months or years. Feel free...
  13. N

    M40A1 Build

    Any Aussie Hide members know a good smith that would do a M40A1 spec. build here in Oz. I am having trouble finding one that will do the build. Jas
  14. R

    M40a1 stock question.

    I just stumbled on to what I believe to be a McMillan M40a1 stock. Not I repeat "not" an origional USMC stock, just one I believe is a McMillan. It is colored correctly, base of dark green, with light green and brown patches. The color is molded in. It is inletted for what looks like a 700 short...
  15. T

    Gunsmithing M40A1 refinish

    Can anyone recomend someone to have my barreld action refinished? The barrel is SS and the lug and action are steel. I think that the marks are too bad for me to fix. I think it is black oxide, what ever the USMC used to there rifles? I live in NJ. Terry
  16. wco24u

    Remington 700 M40A1 barrels

    Looking for a new barrel, would like the M40 countour. Need some help finding someone who produce them. Help..
  17. mr_hurricane

    GAP Sniper Rile Pics M40A1, M40A3, M40A5, M24

    Cool, GA Precision has images of of their Mil Spec Sniper Rifle Builds. http://www.gaprecision.net/mil-spec-rifles.html The USMC M40A1 The USMC M40A3 The USMC M40A5 & The US Army M24 The M24 actually looks really cool.
  18. grunt0311

    Gunsmithing M40a1 crown

    What is the correct crowning tool to do the crown? I have seen some on brownells but I wanted to make sure that I am getting the correct one. If everyone knows please let me know. Thank you
  19. Tony.

    Price Check: Eric Reed built M40A1 build

    There seems to be a few M40a1 spec builds in the for sale section lately with Unertl's on them. I am thinking about selling my full spec Eric Reed built M40a1 with no scope, but includes a Badger clip slot picatinny rail. S/N is a 7-digit series, Remington dated it as a 1969 production...
  20. SSG_TATE

    M40A1 BARRELS

    I HAVE (4) M40A1/M40 BARRELS. ONLY ONE OF THESE BARRELS ARE MARKED 7.62 NATO. THE OTHER 3 ARE NOT MARKED WITH A CALIBER. ALL ARE PARKERIZED AND THE MUZZEL END HAS NO TARGET CROWN. THEY ARE STAMPED ON ONE SIDE WITH A HEART, AND REP. DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY OTHER INFORMATION THAT THEY MIGHT BE...