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 Post subject: My 30-06 at the Smith
PostPosted: Thu Aug 09, 2018 12:23 pm 

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My 30-06 is a Rem 700 BDL, I've had for a long time. About 6-yrs. ago I had it re-blued in a flat black no glare type bluing as it was showing its age. I was able to get a take off REM 700 BDL 7MM stock off the classifieds on this site about 4-yrs ago.
I just swapped out the stocks and made due with it, till now. The Smith is changing the REM hard rubber recoil pad to a Decelerator Pad, Glassing the action, floating the barrel and installing pillars.

Anxious to get her back and head to the range. 8)

Don


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 Post subject: Re: My 30-06 at the Smith
PostPosted: Thu Aug 09, 2018 12:35 pm 

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Location: Northern British Columbia
I have no doubt you will be pleased with the changes you describe. The Declerator is a fine pad. And proper bedding with appropriate pillars while freeing the barrel channel should be a positive move. How was it shooting before you took it in to the smith?

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 Post subject: Re: My 30-06 at the Smith
PostPosted: Thu Aug 09, 2018 4:06 pm 

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Dr Mike,
It was shooting kinda ok for whitetail deer hunting here in Tennessee. My 180 BT load was between 1" - 1-1/4"at 100 yds. The recoil pad was brutal but thought while it was at the Smith, why not get the other done too. I've been wanting to get this work done as it worked so well in my 300 RUM. Some of the POI with the load is likely me and/or the load. I didn't have the time last year prior to deer season to mess with the load anymore so I let it as is. I purchased the Forester Bench die rest set since then and loaded up some rounds to send down range when the gun becomes available. Hopefully I will see some improvement. It still may require some seating depth adjustment till its all said and done.

Don


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 Post subject: Re: My 30-06 at the Smith
PostPosted: Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:36 pm 

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Location: Northern Virginia
I can’t see anything but it getting better from that treatment. Can’t wait to hear how it shoots for ya.

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