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Old 11-14-2007, 07:10 AM
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Pressure points

Hi

I just got my Rem 700 ADL Synthetic 300WM home. The stock has two pressure points/support points in the barrel channel.

What´s the concensus about those presure points? I have all my other rifles
barrels free floated and like it that way.

I havent had any chanse to try the rifle yet since the scope still is about 3 weeks from here...

(The stock will be changed in the future)

// Johan
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Old 11-14-2007, 06:51 PM
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Bed the rifle so the receiver is stress free and remove any and all pressure points. You dont want anything touching the barrel.
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Old 11-17-2007, 05:56 PM
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Bed the rifle so the receiver is stress free and remove any and all pressure points. You dont want anything touching the barrel.
I have to disagree. I have freefloated rifles that shoot great and rifles that won't shoot without the forward pressure points. All properly bedded of course. Break in that barrel first without doing anything, then see where it's shooting and go from there.
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Old 11-17-2007, 10:30 PM
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I have to disagree.
That’s why they make chocolate & vanilla ice cream. I've built complete rifles, stocked numerous others and seen many different bedding styles. I stand by my original comment based on personal experiences and observations. My 6mmBR has a 1.250" x 30" straight barrel on it, it shoots in the .1's with ease, the barrel is completely free floated, no pressure points.

Although bedding under the barrel just in front of the receiver or pressure points them self’s was the norm back in the day, it's simply not a necessity in order for a rifle to shoot. I simply prefer not to have anything touching my barrels but, I like vanilla, not chocolate.
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Old 11-17-2007, 11:08 PM
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rifle's are like finger prints there all different the only way to find out is to free float them then shoot them and see what happens. then go from there
of the 10 i free floated 2 had to have the pressure point put back in one was a mossberg 1500 7 mm RM the other was a weatherby fiberguard 270 win. . both are howa action's and have thin barrel's

JIM

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Old 11-18-2007, 08:03 AM
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Mr Roscoe, rifles that shoot in the .1's with ease are bound to show up in the winners' list at some matches. Please keep us posted.
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Old 11-18-2007, 09:15 AM
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Mr Roscoe, rifles that shoot in the .1's with ease are bound to show up in the winners' list at some matches. Please keep us posted.
I only shoot in the local club level matches here in Louisiana, if I lived in PA or closer to sanctioned matches, I would. Dont act so surprised that someones rifle will shoot in the .1's, there are numerous rifles out there doing just that but, are not being shoot at sanctioned matches. I know of several here where I shoot. Here's one of my builds, 6mmBR Norma, .104" free bore, .269" neck, Tooley MBR stock, SS Viper, 1.250" x 28" Kreiger, was 30" until I set it back 2", 8 twist, Leupold 8.5x25x50 LRT. 105 VLD Bergers with 30 grains of Varget & F205M's

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