22 K-hornet?

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by bowhunthard, Feb 21, 2009.

  1. bowhunthard

    bowhunthard Well-Known Member

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    How easy is it to rechamber a 22 hornet to a 22 k-hornet? How much would something like this usually cost?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Dano1

    Dano1 Well-Known Member

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    It shouldn't be a problem, but it depends on the rifle being used. It's similar in theory to Re-chambering a standard bbl to an Ackley improved chamber by setting back the bbl and cutting the improved chamber there bycleaning up the shoulder and throat.

    You would have to either find a smith who has a .22 K-Hornet reamer or get one from a reamer Manufacturer like Pacific Tool and Gauge (site Sponser).

    As far as cost, that depends on the gunsmith doing the chamber and the cost of the reamer.

    It's quite a neat little cartridge. I've seen one in a Winchester Low wall single shot rifle once. They are really cool!

    Dan
     

  3. bowhunthard

    bowhunthard Well-Known Member

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    I was looking at the Savage model 40, looks like a neat little gun.