New Action Coming Soon...Falkor Viper

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    Not really a con...
    I am curious about these "innovative" features that were being touted a year ago. So far it looks like another nice custom action, but I dont see what it does that several others don't.
     

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    @kthomas ... I sent an email to Falkor asking about the cocking on the 7even and received a reply back from a Jacob Hutchens that it was 100% cock on open. How true that is I don’t know as I don’t own one but that was the reply I received.

    Thanks!

    100% cock on open is my preference, in my opinion I think that was a good design call by them.
     

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    I have two shooting buddies that have them. They are extremely smooth out of the box and the packaging was top notch! They come in a hard case with cutouts for the scope wedge & action.

    The coating seemed very slick and it was almost impossible to bind up. Overall I was impressed. Still love my Impact though!🤘🏻
     

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    I was able to jump in when they had the pre-order going for the first batch at $1k even. Since then, the price has gone up quite a bit. The coating is probably the smoothest I've seen on an action. I'm still waiting to get a barrel matched to it but am excited to get the ball rolling. The action did come in a very nice hard case with custom cut foam. This was a nice touch even though it won't go back in it once the rifle is assembled
     

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    I was able to jump in when they had the pre-order going for the first batch at $1k even. Since then, the price has gone up quite a bit. The coating is probably the smoothest I've seen on an action. I'm still waiting to get a barrel matched to it but am excited to get the ball rolling. The action did come in a very nice hard case with custom cut foam. This was a nice touch even though it won't go back in it once the rifle is assembled

    It is a very smooth action. Did they include any instructions on getting the bolt apart? I bought mine as a barreled action from PVA.
     
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    It is a very smooth action. Did they include any instructions on getting the bolt apart? I bought mine as a barreled action from PVA.
    To disassemble the bolt you will need a firing pin removal tool, we suggest polymer so you don't mark up the finish on the shroud, or wrap it in masking tape. This will allow you to remove the firing pin for cleaning and lubrication, we suggest not using excessive grease or it will affect the function. If you wish to disassemble the firing pin as well you will need a firing pin disassembly tool.
     

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    To disassemble the bolt you will need a firing pin removal tool, we suggest polymer so you don't mark up the finish on the shroud, or wrap it in masking tape. This will allow you to remove the firing pin for cleaning and lubrication, we suggest not using excessive grease or it will affect the function. If you wish to disassemble the firing pin as well you will need a firing pin disassembly tool.
    Do you have specific recommended tools for this? I see most of these tools are fairly specific to the actions they're designed for
     
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    The firing pin disassembly tool you will be able to use a rem700 tool, brownells has them. The firing pin removal tool, Sinclair makes a Delrin tool for rem700 or PT&G Remington should work.
     
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    After trying out the Brownells/Sinclair firing pin removal tool Item #749-004-116MB, I found the rear of the Falkor bolt doesn't fit in standard Rem 700 pin removal tools. This is because the rear of the Falkor bolt has an angled rear cut as the 700 bolt uses a more "cylindrical" cut around the rear of the bolt
     

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    Paracord trick works as well.
     

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    After trying out the Brownells/Sinclair firing pin removal tool Item #749-004-116MB, I found the rear of the Falkor bolt doesn't fit in standard Rem 700 pin removal tools. This is because the rear of the Falkor bolt has an angled rear cut as the 700 bolt uses a more "cylindrical" cut around the rear of the bolt

    I have that tool and use it on my Impact action, which also has angled cuts on the bolt shroud. Works fine for me.
     

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    I have that tool and use it on my Impact action, which also has angled cuts on the bolt shroud. Works fine for me.
    The tool wouldn't fit over the end of the tail of the bolt before stopping. I'm sure you could make it work if you were to trim the delrin tool to fit this bolt but I've since returned it and will be trying the kleinendort as mentioned above