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Unread 01-29-2010, 11:04 AM
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Re: 338 edge!!!

Not quite sure I follow what your saying.
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    Unread 01-29-2010, 11:53 AM
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    Re: 338 edge!!!

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    If your going to go to all the trouble of buying a gun and tearing it all apart and having it blue printed, you'd be money ahead to just start with a custom action to begin with.

    If you really wanted a cheap Edge. Get a Savage in any magnum caliber, swap the barrel in and shoot.
    I agree. Typically if you don't already have a donor action, it ends up costing the same if you plan to have the action trued to just go with a custom. If you are not going to have th action trued, you may save some money.

    The Savage swap barrel does sound interesting but I have no experience with it.

    Good luck. I am having an Edge built on a 700 action now. Unfortunately, I already had a donor action.
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    Unread 01-29-2010, 12:15 PM
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    Re: 338 edge!!!

    I understand now Hart advertises that they square the action there before they install the barrel. I just getting into my first building of a custom rifle. I have a 300 win mag custom but I bought it second hand. Any other usful info would be great ie other barrel makers or custom action makers worth looking at. I am on a 2k buget just for the rifle. Thanks
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    Unread 01-30-2010, 09:03 AM
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    Re: 338 edge!!!

    A little info but not on your question. Hart rifle barrels charge you the same whether you have a custom action or a 700 blue printed. I don't see how they can do that but I called them about making a switch barrel for one of my custom rifles that they did so it would be just a new chamber and barrel screwed on and they told me that it was the same price as rebarreling and I asked why and they said the blue printing really don't take that long. I'm not a smith but I get the proccess but I still don't see how it can be the same money.
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    Unread 01-30-2010, 03:10 PM
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    Re: 338 edge!!!

    Thats the info that i have been looking for that hart does true or blue print the action at there shop when you have a job done. thanks
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    Unread 01-30-2010, 05:53 PM
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    Re: 338 edge!!!

    From the Hart site it says square the action and lap the lugs, I would call and inquire if it includes a recut of reciever threads, lug abutments and bolt truing. Sounds to me that it is a skim cut to square the reciever face and lap the lugs, a basic $55 service. Not a full "blueprint"
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    Unread 01-30-2010, 06:39 PM
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    Re: 338 edge!!!

    Yes it will include a full blue print everything coyboy mentioned. My point really is that if you have a custom $1000.00 action or a 700 that needs to be blueprinted it's still going to cost you $650.00 for a rebarrel job no matter what.
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