sako 30-378 trgs Stock screw torque?

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  1. POP

    POP Well-Known Member

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    Given my recent post on these and their problematic issue with the recoil lug...
    does anyone know what the correct inch/lbs of torque should be to avoid/prolong stock cracking?

    Thanx in advance!

    PS If anyone wants a right deal, at the right price and a pleasurable business experience then buy from BJ, Bailey!!!!! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
  2. jwp475

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    POP, in my opion a proper beding job will eliminate any stock cracking issues... It certainly has for me in the past..........[​IMG]
     

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    Actually I thought about this but this is like a reverse lug situation. The lug is in the stock and it engages the recoil lug recess on the barrel action (not sure where). Only got one look glance at it last night. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif

    Honestly I would not know how to do this one. Any experience welcomed!!!!
     
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    POP not familar with that set up,but manny stocks split in the tang area simply because thier is not proper clearence in this area. I also prefer the action are to be beded as well.............[​IMG]
     
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    [ QUOTE ]

    POP not familar with that set up,but manny stocks split in the tang area simply because thier is not proper clearence in this area. I also prefer the action are to be beded as well.............[​IMG]

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    It is a wierd setup. This is why bedding it will be a challenge to me. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif
     
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    Go here http://www.sako.fi/pdf/manuals/SakoTRG-S.pdf
    and look at page 17...sako trgs schematic.
    See the little notch on the action? Well the recoil lug that is in the stock goes there.

    How do you bed this????????? /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif
     
  7. Festus

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    POP,

    I've got one in .338 LM and sent it to Chris Matthews (Longshot Rifles) and he installed a Badger recoil lug and rebedded it for me. I'm confident the stock will hold up now.

    Good Luck, Festus
     
  8. POP

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    cost?
     
  9. LRHWAL

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    I think Holland Custom sells a recoil lug (a real one) specially for this purpose.

    Bedding the factory stock may prove a problem - my 'smith originally told me that it wouldn't adhere well to that stock, although I'm not that sure about that.

    Mine is now in a McM, had it pillar bedded and I'll try to get some pics the weekend and post them.

    Mine is a .300 WM. .338 LM I'd probably fit a "real" lug.

    WL
     
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    I think it was close to $400 but that included a trigger job too.

    Festus
     
  11. POP

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    thanx!