Originally Posted by Coyboy
all hunting tactical rifles .010" (+.000" -.002")
for all your questions
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
Some Smiths may have different tolerances but they are close to the posted minimum
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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