Fluted bolt for Savage/Stevens

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by TrophyHunter_colorado, Jan 23, 2010.

  1. TrophyHunter_colorado

    TrophyHunter_colorado Well-Known Member

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    Do any of you guys know of a good gunsmith that will flute a Savage bolt? Or do you know anybody that has one allready fluted. I have a 300 win mag and I am trying to skinny the fat girl up. I know I could go short action but why change a good thing. Any advice would be great thanks guys
     
  2. NesikaChad

    NesikaChad Well-Known Member

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    I have a 4 axis CNC mill more than capable of doing this work and three months ago I bought a $600 dollar insert cutter just for this purpose.
     

  3. bigngreen

    bigngreen Well-Known Member

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    Chad
    What kinda fluting can you turn out? What's your price range? I was thinking about getting a bolt fluted also.
     
  4. NesikaChad

    NesikaChad Well-Known Member

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    It's identical to the fluting done on a Nesika brand bolt. $175.00+shipping and it'll be out of the shop within 72 hours.
     
  5. noflyers

    noflyers Active Member

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    Got any pics of your work, got a Savage I was going to send out, but if you can do the work .....

    David
     
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  6. noflyers

    noflyers Active Member

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    I have a bolt from Kampfeld's, awesome work, but I don't think they can beat a 72 hour TAT!

     
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  7. MachV

    MachV Well-Known Member

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    The Savage action is not the first choice for a lite action...Heck even the Stevens will go 6┬Żlbs without scope for the short action and very light tupperware.
    Freds SSS flutes are almost more cosmetic than funtion as he only has a 3 ax They look great though and will not double the cost of an action.
     
  8. jmason

    jmason Well-Known Member

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    There's nothin wrong with Chad's work. I haven't had him do any for me but I have seen plenty of pics. You won't go wrong working with him.
     
  9. hammertyme

    hammertyme Well-Known Member

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    I had Karl do one for me. Sent it on a Wednesday and got it back the following Monday (To Alaska). It is his primary business. $95.00

    Sharp Shooters Supply has a very pretty bolt pattern. As already stated it is more cosmetic than weight reduction.

    Kampfeld Custom - Custom Rifles, Custom Gunsmithing

    Neal
     
  10. LRTacitcal

    LRTacitcal New Member

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    Hey Chad,

    I know this is a pretty old post, but are you still able to flute a savage bolt? I recently purchased the 110BA .338LM and I'm looking to find someone that can make that happen. Thanks for your time.
     
  11. bigngreen

    bigngreen Well-Known Member

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    Look into Home Page, all my fluting is going their direction.
     
  12. geargrinder

    geargrinder Well-Known Member

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    Chad doesn't spend much time here. It would be best if you called him.

    LongRifles, Inc. - Remember, Men will bet their lives on the work you do.
     
  13. FEENIX

    FEENIX Well-Known Member

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  14. jsthntn247

    jsthntn247 Well-Known Member

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    Yall are resurrecting the dead with this one. Chad no longer works on anything Savage for any purpose.