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    06-02-2021, 10:59 PM
    Boyd Allen replied to a thread 6mm ppc in Centerfire Benchrest
    Starting with a .220 Russian case, that has been neck turned, I fill the case about half way up the shoulder with Bullseye, center up a 3/4" square...
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    05-27-2021, 01:58 PM
    The first two pictures (upper left) show his tops. The earlier one had the thin bag, that I believe Protektor Model can furnish in leather. The other...
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    05-24-2021, 10:11 PM
    Boyd Allen replied to a thread rem 700 in Gunsmiths Corner
    The assumption being that the fixed head is in perfect contact after firing, which, even with a custom action may not be the case. Yes, it would make...
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    05-23-2021, 10:03 PM
    Boyd Allen replied to a thread rem 700 in Gunsmiths Corner
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diamond-like_carbon https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7mb0AsvClk4
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    05-23-2021, 03:20 PM
    Boyd Allen replied to a thread rem 700 in Gunsmiths Corner
    I have a custom action with a floating bolt head. While the lug contact is excellent, having them in full contact as you cycle the bolt, with striker...
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    05-23-2021, 12:27 AM
    Boyd Allen replied to a thread rem 700 in Gunsmiths Corner
    If you do this with an action that has been sleeved the full length of the bolt body, you risk binding. Bob leaves them factory in the front receiver...
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    05-22-2021, 09:18 PM
    Boyd Allen replied to a thread rem 700 in Gunsmiths Corner
    Al, It is more than just chambering the barrel. It is how he does the action, including the bolt. Just doing the fit in the counterbore will not give...
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    05-22-2021, 03:22 PM
    Boyd Allen replied to a thread rem 700 in Gunsmiths Corner
    Yes.
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    05-22-2021, 01:16 PM
    Boyd Allen replied to a thread rem 700 in Gunsmiths Corner
    To all three of you. Do any of you have any direct experience with Bob's action work? Al, the contact I wrote about was not in the bottom of the...
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    05-21-2021, 10:01 PM
    Boyd Allen replied to a thread rem 700 in Gunsmiths Corner
    A few years back against a field entirely populated by custom actioned rifles, except for his, Bob Brackney won the California State Championship...
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    05-19-2021, 03:04 AM
    Boyd Allen replied to a thread rem 700 in Gunsmiths Corner
    Perhaps the dean of 700 gunsmiths, Bob Brackney, sleeves the bolt in the rear bridge to quite close tolerance, trues up the bolt nose and face and...
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Born in OK, many years in CA
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