Am I seeing this right?

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Tikkamike, May 29, 2010.

  1. Tikkamike

    Tikkamike Well-Known Member

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    I am building a 338 lapua on a 700 long action. My barrel and brake are stainless and the action is blued. I want to put stainless bottom metal on it bet everywhere I look its $250 plus am I just having bad luck? I dont want anything special just stainless bottom metal it can be remington or whatever. That seems really high considering I had a custom fluted bolt built by PT&G for not much more than what bottom metal appears to cost. If anyone has a link or some stainless metal they want to sell let me know
     
  2. texan79

    texan79 Well-Known Member

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    Mike.

    My buddy tore down a stainless LA BDL for a custom build. Let me see if he still has the bottom metal and I'll hit you back on a PM. Ithought I saw it cheaper at Midway the other day. Maybe Remington direct? I know they have parts orders dept.
     
  3. Tikkamike

    Tikkamike Well-Known Member

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    awesome thanks.
     
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    PTG's tactical line is around 100 bucks I just had Kevin Cram mill out my McHale stock for it. Man it looks great solid and thick I think they have a stainless finish for that price maybe im mistaken.

    Jon
     
  5. Tikkamike

    Tikkamike Well-Known Member

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    Jon,

    What exactly is tactical steel? does it have to be blued or coated with anything to protect against corossion?
     
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  7. Tikkamike

    Tikkamike Well-Known Member

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    Yeah I saw the link already that you sent me but I wasnt sure if those 5 finishes pictured were all tactical steel or what. Guess I will call PTG and see what they can tell me.