FBI Sniper Rifles

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I recently got some action screws on Ebay. You can search for extra long, or whatever. They were a couple of bucks...
 

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    Ummm...aren't they just 1/4-28? It would seem you could order long ones and trim them to fit.
     

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    Just dug out one of the Brownells sets - yep, 1/4x32. Shows what little I can remember these days.
     

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    Depends on the year. Winchester had two sized action screws for the Model 70 IIRC...
     

    Skunk

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    Skunk, what does the tag attached to the rifle say?
    "Turn In."

    I'm guessing that when this rifle was still at a Field Office it was tagged to go back to Quantico the next time a weapons maintenance team came around. A team of gunsmiths travels around every couple years doing maintenance/repair/upgrades in the field. Cheaper/faster than sending thousands of weapons back to Quantico.
     

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    Started at page 1 this am, have never built a clone rifle. The information in this thread is incredible and I had a great time reading about It. Thank you @Skunk and @j-huskey as well as others for sharing!
     
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    That turned out really nice, great job and thanks for sharing all those build details.
     

    Strykervet

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    They had some variations of Remingtons built back in the 80’s and 90’s that can be seen on some vintage YouTube videos on the HRT that one can find. If that’s the era you and looking at...

    Some were straight up M40A1 copies, and used Unertl 10x scopes, later versions had the same barreled action in a McM A2 stock. Given the proximity to the MTU/PWS at Quantico it’s probably reasonable they went to them for guidance in the early days of building their own rifles?

    here are some screenshots from a dated FBI video on YouTube



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    Hmmmm... Wonder whose house that is in those "dated" pictures?