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What custom receiver for Edge?

I am planning on building an Edge soon and have started to gather parts. I don't have a receiver to build on and I think I might go with a custom. What custom receivers would work for this build? I want it to be a 700 footprint, repeater, with extended mag box. I don't need bells and whistles, just something usable for a hunting/ rock busting application. Thanks for your input, Cinch
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    Re: What custom receiver for Edge?

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    I am planning on building an Edge soon and have started to gather parts. I don't have a receiver to build on and I think I might go with a custom. What custom receivers would work for this build? I want it to be a 700 footprint, repeater, with extended mag box. I don't need bells and whistles, just something usable for a hunting/ rock busting application. Thanks for your input, Cinch
    Nesika Bay Precision is back online again. They've just received a large inventory of materials. 60 day lead time on delivery.

    Nesika - Manufacturer of World Class Bolt Actions and Rifles - Offical Site

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    Re: What custom receiver for Edge?

    Depending on your price range that you are looking in Stiller Tac 300 is a really good action that runs a bit less $ than the nesika
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    Re: What custom receiver for Edge?

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    Depending on your price range that you are looking in Stiller Tac 300 is a really good action that runs a bit less $ than the nesika
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    The TAC 300 is a good value for the money.
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    Re: What custom receiver for Edge?

    I have read good things about the Surgeon Actions. From their site, you can get one with all of the 'smith work done, including the M16 style extractor. They do use a 700 firing assembly which may or may not be some guys cup of tea.
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    Re: What custom receiver for Edge?

    Man, there's some nice looking stuff out there. It's hard to pick one without really handling one.
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    Re: What custom receiver for Edge?

    Maybe Shawn will weigh in here on why he chooses to true-up the Rem actions versus using one of the 'hybrid' versions that are based off of the 700 but are machined with better materials with tighter tolerances. I have been kicking around having something like this done too on an Edge.
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