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Unread 10-12-2012, 05:34 PM
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Help in building custom rifle

Any advice, I have built AR-15's from the ground up. Would love to learn more about Remington 700 and Mauser actions, ideally I would like to make a .308 or .300 RUM. Where do I start?
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    Re: Help in building custom rifle

    A How To Video on how to rebarrel a 700 did wonders for me about 10 years ago. It's not as hard as one may think, but then I don't consider rebuilding an engine or tranny difficult either. It's alot like reloading go slow and double check often.
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    Re: Help in building custom rifle

    Are you planning on doing all the work yourself? If so, congrats. Do you have a lathe, tooling, etc? Just asking as that is a major investment.
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    Re: Help in building custom rifle

    Savage rifles are easier to build
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    Unread 10-12-2012, 07:25 PM
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    Re: Help in building custom rifle

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    Are you planning on doing all the work yourself? If so, congrats. Do you have a lathe, tooling, etc? Just asking as that is a major investment.
    Yes Sir, I do plan on doing all the work by myself I did buy a lathe, while its not the biggest in the world it should get me by, Do I really need to spend 20 + Thousand dollars to learn how to build custom rifles?
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    Unread 10-13-2012, 08:11 AM
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    Re: Help in building custom rifle

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    Do I really need to spend 20 + Thousand dollars to learn how to build custom rifles?
    Education and tooling? $50,000 is a little closer number.
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    Assembling an AR always reminds me of puttin' a new blade on the lawn mower! Not much to be learned there. Put some "Never Seize" on the bolt that holds the blade on.
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