close
Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Equipment Discussions

Reply

heqvy recoil lug

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Unread 02-05-2004, 03:48 PM
Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 67
heqvy recoil lug

I have heard alot of people mention a heavy recoil lug pinned in place. What exactly does this do for your rifle. Is this a worth while upgrade when building a rem 700 to shoot accurately on a tight budget? Will appreciate any info on the topic. Thanks.
Reply With Quote
  •   #2  
    Unread 02-06-2004, 06:33 AM
    Silver Member
     
    Join Date: Jul 2001
    Location: San Antonio, Texas
    Posts: 244
    Re: heqvy recoil lug

    The heavier recoil lug is stiffer. Being pinned allows the barrel to be switched out without having to have a lug alignment tool. Pinned recoil lugs come in very handy with switch barrel setups (one action with 2,3,4,or 5 or so barrels).
    Reply With Quote

      #3  
    Unread 02-09-2004, 09:05 PM
    Bronze Member
     
    Join Date: Jan 2004
    Posts: 67
    Re: heqvy recoil lug

    But for a rifle that has a single barrel is there an advantage to the heavy lug for accuracy, is it a worthwhile upgrade for building a LR rifle on a model 700 action(in a standard caliber, not a really hard kicking magnum)?
    Reply With Quote
      #4  
    Unread 02-09-2004, 10:59 PM
    Silver Member
     
    Join Date: Dec 2001
    Location: bluefield,va,us
    Posts: 337
    Re: heqvy recoil lug

    BOB HART SAYS NO.i ask him when i had them do my sendero in 338 rum it is now a switch barrel gun,thanks,keith
    __________________
    keith
    Reply With Quote
      #5  
    Unread 02-09-2004, 11:00 PM
    Silver Member
     
    Join Date: Dec 2001
    Location: bluefield,va,us
    Posts: 337
    Re: heqvy recoil lug

    i forgot to say mine does have a hart break as well,thanks,keith
    __________________
    keith
    Reply With Quote
      #6  
    Unread 02-10-2004, 04:48 PM
    Silver Member
     
    Join Date: Apr 2003
    Location: Newburgh NY
    Posts: 235
    Re: heqvy recoil lug

    Jon12- I went the route of the standard recoil lug and it is better to go with the heavier lug!!!


    Kidcolt- My Hart brakes didn't seem to reduce recoil as well as my KDF brakes. What I did to change this was to run a mill into the brake just even with the furthest edge of the first set of holes. This improved the performance of this brake drastically.
    Reply With Quote
    Reply

    Bookmarks

    Thread Tools
    Display Modes


    Similar Threads for: heqvy recoil lug
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    No Recoil Lug - What say ye? MontanaRifleman Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 47 04-08-2015 03:28 PM
    recoil lug Greywolf18 Gunsmithing 5 01-10-2010 02:13 PM
    338 recoil? 7mmrowland Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 4 10-23-2008 07:38 AM
    Recoil Lug ??? redbone General Discussion 4 12-12-2006 01:36 AM
    7MM RUM recoil?? Pat S. The Basics, Starting Out 8 10-28-2004 02:09 PM


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


    Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
    All content ©2010-2015 Long Range Hunting, LLC