Originally Posted by hollywood88
What all would i have to do to take my barrel off and put on a factory takeoff? Also its a. 308 boltface so what other calibers can i change too?
That's a big question. There are a lot of things that must be done even swapping from one rem barrel to another.
The threads are the only thing that fit. everything else has to be corrected. Head space has to be
set with a chamber reamer(The odds of it being correct are one in a thousand) this will change the
location of the barrel ID. The shoulder and tenon length will have to be adjusted in length for
As far as what round will work- Look at the gunsmith section under Bolt face diameters and you
will see what is compatible with your 308.
With all of the work to be done I recomend a new custom barrel. It will be a little more cost
for the machine work but well worth it in the accuracy department. The barrel is the main
Not sounding like a smith, when all the work is done on the factory takeoff if it doesn't shoot
you have wasted all the money and effort. With a custom barrel the odds are nearly 100%
of a good shooter.
Just my opinion
J E CUSTOM