Originally Posted by TacticalHits
I think I will send the whole rifle to Hart and have them do the whole re-barrel job. They will square the action, lap the lugs, and install the 30"inch barrel. I will also have them install the choate varminter stock so everything is nice and solid! I plan to send them a dummy round so they can start the lands were I want them.
I was going to get the 1.450 OD barrel, unless you guys think I should go for the 2.0 OD barrel, or have the 1.450 OD barrel fluted? Let me know what you guys think?
I do not think that stock will take a 1.450 barrel.
You have to have a custom action to hang a 2.0 barrel on and it will cost you around $400-500 for the barrel. Plus it will weigh 20 plus pounds.
I would recommend no heavier than a HV taper to around .900-.950 at most. forget the fluting first time unless you want to spend the money. Put a muzzle brake on and go for it. It will shoot just as accurate as the other.