Rem700 Ejector Tuning / Removal

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by 6BRBB, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. 6BRBB

    6BRBB Active Member

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    Hi.
    I have had an issue with the two Rem M700 actions I have had (in 260Rem and 6BR) in that on ejecting the fired case the ejector pushes the neck against the side of the receive hard enough to dent the mouth of the case. The problem however does not seem to be so bad if you eject the case quickly (quick pull back action).

    Has any one else has this problem? What was done to solve it. E.g. lightening (cutting down) the ejector spring.

    A further question is it possible to run the 700 bolt with the ejector removed completely (empty cavity in the bolt face) – thus manually eject like a competition action; does this effect base of the case? I would like your views on this.

    Thanks for your help!!

    Glen
     
  2. EddieHarren

    EddieHarren Well-Known Member

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    I've been taking the ejectors out of IBS Hunter and Varmint Hunter rifles for years. This means you have to manually remove the fired cases. The only time that the "empty hole" is a problem is when you put too much powder in the case! On my own "Critter" guns I usually cut the spring enough to barely eject the fired case.
     

  3. 338 LEGEND

    338 LEGEND Well-Known Member

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    I will second that.
     
  4. 6BRBB

    6BRBB Active Member

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    Thanks Guys,
    I think I will cut the bring back and see how it goes.
    Glen