Dumb question about Rem. 700 bolts

Black-X

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Can you use the bolt from one rifle in another rifle if they are the same? Say I wanted to take a bolt from an older 700 long action and put it in a newer 700 barreled long action. Or is there a bit more to it?

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wnroscoe

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Re: Dumb question about Rem. 700 bolts

If the headspace checked OK and was within spec then sure, it'd work. I wouldnt pull the trigger though until headspace was checked with a steel gauge.
 

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Re: Dumb question about Rem. 700 bolts

Ditto to what Willian said. There is alot of variance in dimentions in 700s.
 

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Re: Dumb question about Rem. 700 bolts

Thanks guys, just what I needed to know.

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