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    Remage or tradional rebarrel?

    I did McGowan Remage rebarrel recently and it worked well. The learning curve wasn't that bad, there are several good videos on YouTube to watch to get the process figured out. My feeling is that if you are going to just do one, get a professional rebarrel done because the cost of the action...
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    Rem 700 action

    And 100g TTSX over H4350 Sent from my SM-G975U using Tapatalk
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    Rem 700 action

    Worked up 115g BTips over H4350. Sent from my SM-G975U using Tapatalk
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    Refinished Boyd’s Heritage Stock

    Love the hand finish, very nice work[emoji106] Sent from my SM-G975U using Tapatalk
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    A Dilemma!

    Suppressed 300 Blackout running subsonic is kinda fun, but it's just a toy unless the zombies come out Sent from my SM-G975U using Tapatalk
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    Rem 700 action

    57.0g Retumbo under the 120g partition looks to be the load. 3110 fps from the chrono. Might toy with seating depth, might not. Sent from my SM-G975U using Tapatalk
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    Rem 700 action

    Have a little work to do, but all in all happy with the results so far. As the barrel warms I see some vertical stringing. Going to have to bed the rifle and free float it. Never have had much luck with the forward pressure points in some stocks. Shooting 120g Partitions is like shooting...
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    Rem 700 action

    Weighed it last night and it is a little heavier than I expected at 8 pounds 4 ounces. Pretty average. Sent from my SM-G975U using Tapatalk
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    Rem 700 action

    I wanted a reasonably light weight rig for moderate ranges. Debated between a fixed power and a variable power. This scope weighs in at just under 12 ounces. I have the same scope, a generation older, on a light weight mountain rig and I found out it was a pretty nice scope. Haven't weighed...
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    Rem 700 action

    Looking to go a little more old school to start and work up 120g Partitions and the old standby 115g BTips. Opted for a 9 twist barrel in case Nosler ever goes for a heavy ABLR. Sent from my SM-G975U using Tapatalk
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    Rem 700 action

    Got the barrel this morning [emoji16] and spun it on this afternoon. Assembled it to check fit and had to do a little sanding here and there to remove some points of contact. Will break her in this weekend and decide if I want to bed the action or not. Final parts list Rem 700 Action McGowan...
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    Rem 700 action

    Just waiting on the barrel. Should be coming soon. All of the other parts are in hand Sent from my SM-G975U using Tapatalk
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    Winchester 70 Stainless Classic .375

    I have bead blasted a few stainless barrels. It can be a challenge to match the original finish so blast the action at the same time. I have used virgin 80 to 100 grit? glass beads at about 100 psi. Then clean with solvent and buff with fine steel wool and oil. A blasting cabinet is very...
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    Rem 700 action

    It feels good. Don't know what to think about the pressure points in the barrel channel. To leave, or to remove? Suppose I will remove and skim bed the whole thing because I like to do that kind of stuff. Trigger came today. Going to try a TriggerTech Sent from my SM-G975U using Tapatalk
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    Rem 700 action

    Bell and Carlson Alaskan II arrived today. Action and bottom metal drop in, but may bed it in the future. Still 6 to 8 weeks out on the barrel. Sent from my SM-G975U using Tapatalk
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    Rem 700 action

    I do like my HS stocks. Have them on my super 7s. A 7 STW and a 7-300 Win. Thought I would try something different with this rifle. And, yes, this new one will be a 25-06[emoji846] Sent from my SM-G975U using Tapatalk
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    Will I get it ?

    And congratulations on entering the Black Rifle Club. My first AR is a Rock River Entry Tactical. Thousands of rounds down the tube and no complaints. You should enjoy yours[emoji106] Sent from my SM-G975U using Tapatalk
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    Will I get it ?

    Which LPVO are you looking at? I have used all three tiers of Vortex, a Bushy, and a Leupold. The Vortex Razor is hands down an awesome piece of glass. All of the rest were more than adequate. If I was going on the cheap for a beater truck gun, the Vortex Strike Eagle fits the bill well...
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    Rem 700 action

    Lots of ideas... I have two HS Precision hunters and like them. Decided to try a Bell and Carlson Alaskan 2 for some variety. Should have it in hand next week. Picked up a new recoil lug, PTG taper 0.200 thick. Polished it and blued it. Almost matches the factory blue. Debated on ADL vs...
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    Rem 700 action

    This poor rifle ended its career as a 30-06 this past deer season. A young hunter pulled the trigger and the barrel failed. Must have been some foreign material that made its way into the barrel. The dad took it to the LGS and traded it in on something new. The smith stripped it down to the...
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