Second opinion on Mauser glass bedding

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing Forum' started by Fuzzy1, Dec 29, 2009.

  1. Fuzzy1

    Fuzzy1 New Member

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    I need a second opinion on restocking my VZ 24 Mauser chambered for 6mm Remington. It’s been suggested that when bedding the recoil lug I inlet and epoxy a cross bolt, just a 1 ¼ “ section of a ¼” bolt in the middle of the stock recoil block to make it much stronger. Any opinion on this would be helpful.
     
  2. stalkingbear

    stalkingbear Active Member

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    In my opinion, installing a cross bolt in your 6mm Mauser would be a waste of time. The 6mm don't recoil nowhere near enough to where a cross bolt would be needed. Just do a good job of glass/pillar bedding and don't worry about it. A quality glass bedding job will eliminate all play in the action/stock-thus the lack of need for a cross bolt.
     

  3. Fuzzy1

    Fuzzy1 New Member

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    Thanks Bear! I appreciate the quick response and will take your advice and let you know how it turns out.