Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Gunsmithing


Reply

Savage Assistance Needed

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 05-22-2008, 08:51 AM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Blackfoot, Idaho
Posts: 8,061
Savage Assistance Needed

Need to order a savage recoil lug.

I have one barrel and one action from different sources and no recoil lug.

Barrel is a savage 7 REM Mag take off barrel.

Specs say small or large shank. How do I tell which I need given the above information?
__________________
I may be the slowest guy on the mountain . . . . but . . . . I'm on the mountain!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 05-22-2008, 09:36 AM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Posts: 2,856
well , if you have a small shank then you'll need a small shank lug , but if its a big shankl action and barrel then your gonna need a large shank lug:p

Realy , the OD on the threads of the barrel should be 1.062"x20TPI for the small shank but generaly for factory barrels they can be as loose as 1.055" OD

while the Large shank Savage barrels threads are 1.120"x20TPI , agaijhne the factroy barrels can vary as much as .005" from barrel to barrel.

If your talking about the action you got from me then you will need a small shank recoil lug ,the ones from Sharp shooters supply are great as they have the screw stud already centered in the lug so it won't spinn when you tighen the barrel.
__________________
Si Vis Pacem Parabellum
Molon Labe
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 05-22-2008, 09:36 AM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Florida
Posts: 157
Roy,
Small shank barrels are the most common. The large shank come on the target actions, and later RUM, and WSM chamberings. The barrel diameter for a small shank barrel is 1.055. I large shank is around 1.120. If your barrel is a factory take off 7mm remington mag then a standard shank is what you need. $28 for a SS machined lug at Sharpshootersupply.com

Hope this helps.
__________________
Earl Fouraker
NRA Life Member
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 05-24-2008, 09:05 AM
Gold Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: York, Pa.
Posts: 588
Savage parts

You could try here as Fred has all the Savage parts that you need. He'll even talk to you on certain days since he is a man shop. see the 'Technical updates' for thee info you need.


Sharp Shooter Supply - The Savage Specialists
__________________
Kevin
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 05-24-2008, 09:06 AM
Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Alaska U.S.A
Posts: 51
Savage

Roy

There is also Scott Null in Driggs Idaho for all you Savage needs. He is currently at savagegunsmithing.com. I have dealt with him a number of times and he does exemplary work.

Neal
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 05-24-2008, 09:27 AM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Blackfoot, Idaho
Posts: 8,061
Hey, Guys!

Great information.

James, Yep its the one I got from you. Everytime I look at it I get kind of depressed. Looks too good to stick a factory 7 Rem on it and a factory piece of wood.:( But that's the way things go.

Freebore, its good to know that SharpShooters is a one man operation. That makes me more comfortable. Thanks.

338Hammer, Driggs Idaho, eh? Darn near a neighbor....

et al, thanks for the details. This is a bit of a learning curve for ol' Roy;) thanks for helping out.
__________________
I may be the slowest guy on the mountain . . . . but . . . . I'm on the mountain!
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 06-03-2008, 08:54 AM
Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 78
Buyer beware with Sharp Shooters. I hear that the product is good, but I can attest that the customer service is VERY substandard. After I had a terrible experience, I did a little research, and found that there were others that had similar problems.

There were others, but this one is pretty representative.

Doug's Message Boards - My (bad) experience with Sharp Shooter Supply...
__________________
Bullets have well documented performance specifications.

Min Velocity info is available, and describes the performance floor of the bullet... DON'T allow yourself to reference F.P.E. as an accurate descriptor of killing power.. You are smarter than a copy editor, and you understand that you can determine maximum (reliable) effective range by comparing your drop chart to published bullet data....... And, dog-on-it, people like you!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads for: Savage Assistance Needed
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
some assistance needed :) Texas Republic Member Introductions 3 11-10-2010 11:45 AM
Savage 99 Gunsmith Needed Robert J. Adler Gunsmithing 1 09-19-2008 06:09 AM
What is needed to make a '06 Savage into a 300 Win.? Tikka Lover Rifles, Bullets, Barrels and Ballistics 3 08-17-2008 11:29 AM
Ladder and/or OCW Assistance royinidaho Rifles, Bullets, Barrels and Ballistics 0 03-06-2006 08:34 AM
Assistance Request p dog shooter Long Range Hunting & Shooting 2 11-01-2001 12:50 AM

Current Poll
Where in the US do you live?
West of the Mississippi River - 60.76%
901 Votes
East of the Mississippi River - 36.95%
548 Votes
On the Mississippi River on a houseboat - 2.29%
34 Votes
Total Votes: 1,483
You may not vote on this poll.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:45 AM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC