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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-29-2012, 08:56 PM
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Posted By xr650rider
did you have to change the front bead on the win...

did you have to change the front bead on the win 94 to a different height or anything?? or did the stock bead work for you??
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-27-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By xr650rider
well the front site is as low as it can go...

well the front site is as low as it can go already,,so if anything id have to go taller..just dont know by how much untill i shoot it with the peep on..
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-27-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By xr650rider
peep sight on win.94

am going to order a lyman #66 receiver peep sight for a win 94 30-30 and was wondering if anybody uses one of these and had to replace the front site with a taller front bead or was the stock height...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 06-03-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,569
Posted By xr650rider
i just took the old recoil pad off. it was 3/4"...

i just took the old recoil pad off. it was 3/4" thick. the butt of stock is flat. if i could find or make a 1/4" buttplate it would shorten the l.o.p. 1/2". and that would be just enough. guess i...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 06-02-2011, 12:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,569
Posted By xr650rider
well i took the recoil pad off and it shortened...

well i took the recoil pad off and it shortened the stock a 1/2 inch. im trying to find a plastic or metal buttplate to just put on to cover the end. got any ideas?
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 06-01-2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,569
Posted By xr650rider
shortening rifle stock.

i want to shorten the stock on my model 70, was just wondering if anyone had any tips or how-to directions to do the job right. oh and how to go about sanding down the recoil pad to fit the new stock...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 03-28-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By xr650rider
i think i will just have to go to a gun shop and...

i think i will just have to go to a gun shop and check out all the scopes that i mentioned and see which one i like the best. thanks for all the input. i guess i just have to make up my mind.
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 03-28-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By xr650rider
im mounting it on a model 70 30-06. i just bedded...

im mounting it on a model 70 30-06. i just bedded the stock and floated the barrel and lightened the trigger pull. now i want a good scope,with a great warranty, to last me the rest of my life.
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 03-28-2011, 01:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By xr650rider
what scope to buy???

i have it narrowed down to 4 scopes, just dont know what one to get. they are all 4-12x 40mm. here they are, vortex diamondback $199.99, nikon prostaff $199.99, redfield revolution $209.99, and...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 03-19-2011, 02:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,258
Posted By xr650rider
scope ring mounting height

i have a win. model 70 30-06 with a egw 1 piece base im looking at getting a scope with a 40mm objective somewhere in the 12-14 power range max, can i get away with a low ring height? i have a...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-14-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By xr650rider
dont they make the rate of twist about the same...

dont they make the rate of twist about the same in 22" 30cal barrels like 1in9.5 or 1in10 or some thing close to that?
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-13-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By xr650rider
thanks flint rock, im mainly looking for a less...

thanks flint rock, im mainly looking for a less kicking ammo without going to the reduced recoil stuff, plus it has the speed to keep the energy up on the 125grn bullet. i mainly hunt in mt laurel...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-12-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By xr650rider
125grn psp 30-06 ammo

has anyone used or is using 125 grain psp rem ammo or winchester ammo in their 30-06? not the managed recoil stuff, just regular ammo, with good to great results? was thinking about trying it in my...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 03-12-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,840
Posted By xr650rider
i myself would not attempt pillar bedding my...

i myself would not attempt pillar bedding my stock. the rear action screw is too close to the trigger area to drill a nice "square" hole down into the stock. i dont need a tack driver, just an...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 03-09-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,840
Posted By xr650rider
thanks for the input mossyoakman3006. i already...

thanks for the input mossyoakman3006. i already ordered a kit from midway usa. it will be my first bedding job, but i feel that i have read enough up on it that i should do a "good" job. and if it...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 03-06-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,840
Posted By xr650rider
thanks stalkingbear. nice elk in your profile...

thanks stalkingbear. nice elk in your profile pic. we have elk running around here in elk co. pa. tourists love them, locals hate them. but the goverment looks at it as, the elk bring money into the...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 03-06-2011, 01:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,840
Posted By xr650rider
thanks guys, im going to buy a bedding kit with...

thanks guys, im going to buy a bedding kit with everything in it. i already ground out the yellowish epoxy that winchester had in the recoil lug area. now the whole action fell all the way into the...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 03-05-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,840
Posted By xr650rider
its a model 70 lightweight 30-06 but i plan to...

its a model 70 lightweight 30-06 but i plan to use managed recoil ammo. just want to use up the crap i have laying around. would have to be better than no bedding at all, right?
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 03-05-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,840
Posted By xr650rider
bedding material

i have some fiberglass gel left from an automotive project, can i use that to bed my recoil lug and 1 1/2 inches of the barrel? im new to this stuff, so if thats a dumb question, im sorry.
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 03-02-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,585
Posted By xr650rider
bedding model 70

im thinking of glass bedding my model 70 stock and have a few questions. when i took the barreled action out of the stock, i noticed that where the action lug seats in the stock, there is a yellowish...
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