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Unread 06-10-2008, 10:07 PM
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How tight should Action Screws be ?

Can any one give me some guidance on how tight I should get the action screws on my Remington 700. It has been pillar bedded with aluminum pillars. I have a good inch pound touque wrench, I just need some insight of what would help the rifle to shoot its best, Thank. 700 man
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    Check out this post by J E Custom:

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    Unread 06-11-2008, 09:20 AM
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    depending on who you ask it varies from 35 to 65 in/lbs , On a piller bedded gun with the 5/16" allen socket head I like 50 in/lbs , on my tactical rifle that has a badger bottom and 3/16 socket heads I got 65 in/lbs
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    I've been torqueing them to 65 Inch Lbs. on pillars and bedding blocks. Haven't seen any problems.
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    I'm going to 65 inch pounds on my pillar bed Rem. 700 .308 with no difficulties.

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    65 with my H-S Police(isn't pillar bedded though).
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    Unread 06-13-2008, 09:38 PM
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    How tTght

    I would say that 65 seems to be the tightness for pillar beding. Thanks
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