Firing-pin hole?

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by Tbone, Jan 27, 2008.

  1. Tbone

    Tbone Well-Known Member

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    What size should the firing-pin hole in a 700 Rem. bolt-face measure?

    TIA,

    Jim
     
  2. James Jones

    James Jones Well-Known Member

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    The ones I've bothered to measure were between .070" and .080". I have two PT&G bolts here and they both measure .075" and the factory replacement pins work great.

    I have Greg Tannels pin kits in all ine and the one I have out now the firing pin measures .072" right where it starts to make the radius to the tip
     

  3. Tbone

    Tbone Well-Known Member

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    hole size

    The firing-pin hole measures 0.078 now. The powder-charge is 10% below max..
    I will pull the FP out of the bolt and have a look-see.

    Thanks,

    Jim