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Unread 09-26-2013, 09:14 PM
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Ruger bottom metal????

Anyone know of aftermarket bottom metal for a m77 mark 2 short action?
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    Unread 09-26-2013, 09:41 PM
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    Re: Ruger bottom metal????

    Are you looking for magazine fed or original replacement?
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    Unread 09-26-2013, 10:03 PM
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    Re: Ruger bottom metal????

    Either. I wouldn't mind mag fed but can't find either. Looking for something beefier. Like the badger for a 700.
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    Unread 09-27-2013, 01:12 AM
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    Re: Ruger bottom metal????

    I bounced around for a little bit on the web a little bit ago. All I could find was some used bottom metal off a gun that looked like hell. Maybe able to contact ruger directly I'm pretty sure they only make two types, long and short action both are aluminum. If you could find the bottom metal from one of the scout rifles they're currently making you should be able to modify you're stock to accept it, of course that's only in 308 length calibers. About the only thing I know to do on this one is wish you the best of luck hell it took me better part of a month to find a stock that'd fit an original tang safety m77.
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    Unread 09-27-2013, 08:09 AM
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    Re: Ruger bottom metal????

    I have original so it's looking like I'll be using that. Not the end of the world. Thanks
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    Unread 09-27-2013, 10:34 PM
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    Re: Ruger bottom metal????

    Yeah, I shoot Rugers, and there is almost no aftermarket stuff for them. I'm actually considering welding up a chassis for one of mine. Just have to decide if my time is worth it, or if I should swap it out for a Remington or a Savage.

    I've never seen any new bottom metal for them. If your floor plate or trigger guard assembly is bad, I think you'll have to contact Ruger for a replacement.
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    Unread 09-28-2013, 07:12 AM
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    Re: Ruger bottom metal????

    I found a steel floorplate for a long action and also a steel triggerguard offered by Moyers gun repair. Unfortunately they don't offer a SA floorplate.

    RugerŪ 77 (Tang Safety) Steel Floor Plate Long Action floorplate

    RugerŪ 77 Steel Trigger Guard triggerguard


    I would think a good fabricator could shorten and splice the steel floorplate to make the SA version.
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