Large or small shank action?

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by JHansen, Oct 29, 2010.

  1. JHansen

    JHansen Active Member

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    Hi, I've got a savage model 111 long action with a magnum bolt face that I'm going to build into a 264 win mag and when I look at barrel websites I find that there is a large and a small shank action how do I know which it is that I have? any help would be greatly appreciated
     
  2. winmagman

    winmagman Well-Known Member

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    You can call Savage and give them the serial #. They will tell you for sure which it is.

    Chris
     

  3. bigngreen

    bigngreen Well-Known Member

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    A large shank has a step down just past the nut then the contour continues from there, a small shank just comes out straight from the nut.