bolt flutting

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by retiredcpo, Mar 1, 2010.

  1. retiredcpo

    retiredcpo Well-Known Member

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    is there a big advantage in having your bolt flutted?
    if so who would your reccomend to do the work?
    thanks
    retiredcpo
     
  2. adam32

    adam32 Banned

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    Looks are pretty much the only advantage...Kampfeld Custom is the man to call!! gun)
     

  3. blipelt

    blipelt Well-Known Member

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    Less weight=not by much

    If you get something in your action it will hopefully go into the flutes and not marr your bolt.

    I am reaching here. Mainly for the looks:D


    Brent
     
  4. Chas1

    Chas1 Well-Known Member

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    Looks and a wee bit of weight saved. The only fluted bolt I have came with the action from BAT so I couldn't recommend anyone based on my personal experience.
     
  5. vintec

    vintec Well-Known Member

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    Flutting reduces the surface area of the bolt, which can reduce friction between the bolt and bore. It also gives debris a place to go instead of fowling up the rotation.

    Vince
     
  6. cinch

    cinch Well-Known Member

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    Kampfeld custom is top notch!