Basic Rifle Maintenance - Part 3 By Vince Bottomley

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In part one we covered the bolt, then the barrel in part 2, so now let’s take a look at the action/stock.

Let’s start with the action. Most actions will be retained in the stock with two or maybe three screws. This method of retention dates back well over a century so it looks as though someone got it right pretty early on. By removing the action-screws we can separate the barrelled-action from the stock. If your rifle has an integral box-magazine, be prepared for a few bits to jump out. You can pre-empt this by releasing the floor-plate – usually achieved by operating a catch near to the trigger-guard. Read More...
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Does anybody know which adjustable torque wrench, Wheeler's FAT or Weaver's, which is better?
I need some advice. The FAT does have a lot of negative reports, while Weaver's has only 2, which is positive, but not very helpful.
 

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hi vince this is nick dadamo, great article, is there anything in uk that i may make my blind mag in rifle into single feed shooting ? this ideas is to teach me keeping my head behind scope, via single feeding and using bullet block for bullets can you please let me know. cheers nick dadamo
 

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