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Unread 11-17-2006, 08:14 AM
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remington 700p torque setting

i'm installing a new trigger in my 700p and need to know correct torque amount when bolting action back in stock any help would be appriacated thanks
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    Unread 11-17-2006, 08:26 AM
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    Re: remington 700p torque setting

    Approximatly 65 in/lbs.

    However, most people just tighten it down as much as they can without stripping the screw head.
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    Unread 11-21-2006, 06:22 PM
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    Re: remington 700p torque setting

    60 on synthetic about 40 on a wood and 50 on a laminate works for me
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    Unread 11-22-2006, 06:42 AM
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    Re: remington 700p torque setting

    HS Precision says 65 inch pounds for their stock but Remington is stressing not going over 45 inch pounds or you will blow the aluminum trigger guard apart with the countersunk action screws. To go 65 inch pounds they recommended switching to all steel bottom metal. All other 700's they recommended 45 inch pounds as max.
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