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Old 08-23-2012, 08:22 PM
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700 Internal Tolerances?

This is for the "smiths" out there. When you are re-barreling a rem. 700 what tolerances do you leave:

- From the outside of the bolt head to the inside of the barrel recess?

- From the front of the recess to the front of the bolt?

- And, from the back of the barrel to the front of the bolt lugs?

Just curious if you all have a set standard or not and why it is what it is?
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Old 08-23-2012, 08:52 PM
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Re: 700 Internal Tolerances?

all hunting tactical rifles .010" (+.000" -.002")
for all your questions
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Old 08-23-2012, 10:08 PM
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Re: 700 Internal Tolerances?

Thanks Jim, anyone else?
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Old 08-25-2012, 06:36 AM
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Re: 700 Internal Tolerances?

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all hunting tactical rifles .010" (+.000" -.002")
for all your questions


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Depending on the location and use, I will use .005 minimum and .010 max.

Bolt to action= .001 to .002

Head space= .0005 to .002, depending on the shooter,type of action, type of cartrige and
intended use.

Some Smiths may have different tolerances but they are close to the posted minimum
clearances.

I have seen actions with a lot more clearances but these were just sloppy/poor workmanship
and are an indication of the total quality IMO.

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