Anybody rebarreled a Savage Model 40 Hornet?

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by Fitch, Dec 28, 2009.

  1. Fitch

    Fitch Well-Known Member

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    After reading posts about a .17 Hornet I am considering building one. Looking for an inexpensive donor rifle I came across the Savage Model 40 but I don't know how the barrel is attached to the receiver. If it's threaded, I should be good to go, if it is a press in, I'm not ready to tackle it.

    Any of you know if it is threaded? Have you rebarreled one? If so, how did it go?

    Thanks
    fitch