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Should I free float this rifle?

 
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Old 11-05-2008, 08:14 PM
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Re: Should I free float this rifle?

Good to know. I'll put that in the things to remember for future use file. I do have some 8 & 12 lb fishing weights that would work perfectly.
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Old 11-25-2008, 07:24 PM
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Re: Should I free float this rifle?

YES float the barrel bed the acttion I did ti to mine last summer it was made in 1951 a 721 rem.but I tryed somthing a little difrent I used kitty hair fiber glass body filler / bondo with strands of fiber glass in it vary strong and ridged driled small piller holes in stock painted bottom 1/2 of rifle with axle grease mix it up assemble it went up to sight ring with it . so I gess there is some up pressure on it how mutch ? it came out perfick I thouhgt I bought a new rifle yes I am a mechanic hahahaha
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