I've bedded a bunch of rifles. They have all either had pillars already in place or aluminum bedding blocks. I'm having a wood stock being built now and when I get it, it will need to be pillar bedded. I have seen where some say to bed the pillars first with quick set epoxy then skim bed like normal and some say to pillar and skim bed at the same time. The action is a savage 4.4 blind mag and I was thinking about getting pillars from stockystocks that are not adjustable. Ther is no way to know they will be the correct height onece I center and float the barrel channel with tape like normal? I've read Richard's article on accurate shooter 10x and still can't wrap my head around it. It seems he sets his pillar height by cutting the pillars to fit flush then makes and escutcheon for the front pillar. Where the heck can you get and escutcheon from?