Barrel Change?

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by Willys46, Sep 13, 2008.

  1. Willys46

    Willys46 Well-Known Member

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    For you guys that are smater than me.

    I have a barrel that was on a Weatherby MKV that did not shoot very well so I just replaced it with a new Hart barrel. My question is, what would it take to have it rechambered to 7 rum from a 7 rm mag and screwed on a rem 700 action?

    Dose any one know if this is possible or just a waste of time!

    Thanks for the thougths.

    Willys
     
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  2. Willys46

    Willys46 Well-Known Member

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    any takers or am i wasting my time with haveing the threads recut and put on the rem action I have.



    Thanks guys
     

  3. J E Custom

    J E Custom Well-Known Member

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    The threads are the same pitch and size on the Weatherby MK 5 and the
    Remingtion actions.

    So if you wanted to go from a 7 rem mag in a Weatherby to a 7 RUM
    in a remingtion action all the smith would have to do is a slight setback
    on the sholder and rechamber to 7 RUM.

    Or rechamber untill all of the old chamber was gone and set head space
    by moving the shoulder forward.

    J E CUSTOM
     
  4. Willys46

    Willys46 Well-Known Member

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    JE,
    Thanks for the response. That is what i was looking for!