Remington bolt fluting & knobs

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by skandlus, May 23, 2015.

  1. skandlus

    skandlus Well-Known Member

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    Im building a creedmoor and wanting to have the bolt fluted... Are there any cons or things I should consider before sending it off? Im doing this purely for the esthetics. I was wanting to put an oversized bolt knob on it too but noticed after my last hint that my other rifle action kept opening when it was on a sling & I was wearing a backpack.
     
  2. ShtrRdy

    ShtrRdy Well-Known Member

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    I don't know if this would help anything while you had it in a shop, but you might ask the gunsmith if it's worth having the lugs squared up and the bolt face squared up. These might not matter unless you're having the action trued up too.
     
  3. skandlus

    skandlus Well-Known Member

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    Yes action will be trued. Someone mentioned stuffcan get stuck in the flutes and cause binding when cycling the bolt-
     
  4. Prieto9000

    Prieto9000 Well-Known Member

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    Maybe, but it can also help clear mud and dirt and help you cycle the bolt too.
     
  5. 338edge

    338edge Well-Known Member

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    Have them upgrade the extracter to an m-16.