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Old 04-09-2010, 07:49 PM
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icon builds?

Any of the fellow smiths on this site built on the icon? I'm curious of your opinions of this action and it's quality.
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Old 04-10-2010, 03:23 AM
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Re: icon builds?

I got TC ICON, but I was told I will void my warranty if gunsmiths outside of TC do anything to it... They got their own custom shop in case you need modifications.
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Old 04-10-2010, 08:37 AM
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Re: icon builds?

Jinx, I'm sure we void the warrenty on all factory actions when we tear the rifle down. But that dosen't stop us
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Old 04-11-2010, 08:03 PM
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Re: icon builds?

If someone tear them down then, first issue will resurface, there are no custom stocks made for ICON's action with 3 recoil lugs, I might be out of date on this, but when I searched it I couldn't find any.



So what you going end up with is same stock same action the only thing you might be able to change is the barrel, but TC has its own service, they will replace it for you without voiding the warranty.
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Old 04-11-2010, 08:40 PM
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Re: icon builds?

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If someone tear them down then, first issue will resurface, there are no custom stocks made for ICON's action with 3 recoil lugs, I might be out of date on this, but when I searched it I couldn't find any.

So what you going end up with is same stock same action the only thing you might be able to change is the barrel, but TC has its own service, they will replace it for you without voiding the warranty.
Manners has an Icon stock. 100% carbon fiber, too.



I think you're missing Coyboy's point. Sure, you can replace the barrel with a factory one and keep your warranty. What he wants to do is tear it down, true the action, replace the factory barrel with a match barrel and custom chamber, bed the action in a stiffer stock... Ending up with a rifle that's anything but factory.

Just sending it back to the factory isn't even on his radar.
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Old 04-11-2010, 09:13 PM
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Re: icon builds?

Manners, didn't know thanks! Yes I know exactly what Coyboy is looking for, probably same thing I would like to do with my ICON one of these days. Actually I'm thinking to glass bed its action, but there are not much info about it, when I'm ready to do it I'll post it myself, but I'm very interested in this post so I'm sort of keeping it alive I don't want to hijack it or anything, just keep conversation going...
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Old 04-11-2010, 09:43 PM
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Re: icon builds?

all is well, thanks guys for the coments.

I have a few irons in the fire as "experimental projects" and I try to get a little work done on them when I have time.

The Icon has been a curiosity for me for a while and I was waiting for a few custom builds to be posted up on it but have not seen one yet, I'm sure someone has rebuilt one but may-be there keeping it a secret!

If I find a buy on one I may just make it another one of my projects.
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