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Old 10-07-2012, 07:34 AM   #21
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Fastline, as much as i like the Remington M700 actions and rifles, i think the Savage route is the best due to what can be acheived without a gunsmith. this will cut your costs into building by quite a bit. looking forward to seeing your build when you get it completed. sounds very interesting.
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Old 10-11-2012, 11:31 PM   #22
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Sign up on the Savage shooters forum and look up Jim Briggs at Northland Shooter's supply (He has a forum section dedicated to NSS). He usually has the Stevens 200 action for sale by itself. He also has take-off stocks, parts, barrels, etc. Probably your best bet.

There's DIY threads on changing the trigger spring/wire to a different diameter to reduce the pull weight on the stock trigger (Don't know if that applied to Stevens trigger or just the Accu-trigger).

If you're worried about chopping up your Remington, get a new bolt from PT&G. Make your Remington a switch bolt/barrel rifle.

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