Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Hunting > Long Range Hunting & Shooting

Long Range Hunting & Shooting Nightforce Optics


Reply

Browning Smiths?

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 12-03-2011, 07:21 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 168
Browning Smiths?

Hey guys,

anyone know of any Browning smiths out there. Liking that A-bolt long range hunter in 7 mag, but want to know if there is anyone out there to work on it for customizing. like to have a brake put on and maybe trigger work.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 12-03-2011, 08:42 PM
Gold Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 967
Re: Browning Smiths?

Brownings aren't a favorite of gunsmiths throughout the country, but they are still a great rifle. If you're looking for big upgrades like barrels they can be had but finding guys to install the barrel may be difficult. McMillan, Bell and Carlson and others offer great stock upgrades if you feel that you need it.

A "good" gunsmith can put a brake on for you and trigger work is a snap to get to around 2# with a Timney trigger spring set (around $20 from Midway). The Timney spring upgrade is worth every dollar. They are easy to DIY and it really gives the Browning trigger a great feel.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-03-2011, 09:27 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Kodiak
Posts: 177
Re: Browning Smiths?

+1 on the hunt for a good browning rebarrel smith.

As for trigger and muzzle brake, almost any smith will do those.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 12-04-2011, 01:16 AM
Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 84
Re: Browning Smiths?

Dennis Gentry(Gentry Customs), he put a new Brux on my A-bolt stainless stalker, he even built me a new recoil lug because the factory lug was offset(tennon hole off center). He did the trigger 10 years ago at 1-1/2 lbs and it is more crisp than any Timney, or Rifle Basix that I have. He also bedded the barreled action in a McMillan Browning classic with edge tech and the fit and finish is great.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads for: Browning Smiths?
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Model 70 ? for the smiths Ridge Runner Gunsmithing 1 10-23-2009 04:02 PM
? for the smiths Ridge Runner Gunsmithing 2 04-17-2009 07:59 PM
? for the smiths out there Ridge Runner Reloading 15 12-02-2007 03:33 PM
Question for Gun Smiths dakor General Discussion 9 06-07-2005 04:05 PM
gun smiths old fart The Basics, Starting Out 3 05-11-2004 07:31 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:03 PM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC