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    Farley Actions

    Don't know anything about these actions and wanted to get some ones opinion on them that has had experience with them. I have found a pretty good deal on one but wanted some input before I buy, its a medium size action dual port if this helps( Pro's and Con's) Thanks bdale
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    farley

    I've had one. I'd rate it right up there with function and smoothness. I've heard others that have had complaints but that wasn't my experience at all.

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    What model is it? Firefly, blackwidow? is it a cast or billet action? Does it have the adjustable trigger hanger?

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    Quote Originally Posted by HovisKM View Post
    What model is it? Firefly, blackwidow? is it a cast or billet action? Does it have the adjustable trigger hanger?

    Hovis

    I think its cast. its not a black widow I think its one of their older actions, reason I ask for info I know little about these actions

    All its says on action is Farley.
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    here is a firefly model.

    i think they are fine as far as custom actions go. one thing to consider, if you ever need parts from Farley, you better have a hall of fame buddy to call for you or you'll never get them...


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    Quote Originally Posted by afrench View Post
    here is a firefly model.

    i think they are fine as far as custom actions go. one thing to consider, if you ever need parts from Farley, you better have a hall of fame buddy to call for you or you'll never get them...

    After seeing your picture I think its a Firefly

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    Itll say firefly on it. Im sure youre talking about just the regular model. Real nice smooth action. I can get stuff from farley anytime i need it. But i have been a pretty good customer since the beginning. I own farley rest #2 and got an action out of every batch

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dusty Stevens View Post
    Itll say firefly on it. Im sure youre talking about just the regular model. Real nice smooth action. I can get stuff from farley anytime i need it. But i have been a pretty good customer since the beginning. I own farley rest #2 and got an action out of every batch
    it MAY say firefly on it. i have two actions in front of me and both only show "Farley" and a SN. since i have been the owner of a firefly, i've never seen one with the word 'firefly' on the action.



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    Im pretty familiar with farley stuff and ive never seen a firefly without firefly on it. Not many of em out there to start with.


    http://www.saubier.com/forum/showthread.php?t=5697

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    http://www.gunsinternational.com/gun...n_id=100548618


    You can zoom in on these 2 actions to see where it says firefly and how short they are between bases

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    Those are standards pictured above not fireflys

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dusty Stevens View Post
    Those are standards pictured above not fireflys


    Dusty...Whats the difference between the "Standard" and "Firefly" Farley Actions. Just Curious.



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    Glenn, the Firefly is his short version, kinda like a XP 100 length.

    My two Farleys are quite old, one, 1996, the other, 1997. They are cast bodies, with S-7 tool steel bolts.

    These two actions are still the best shooting actions I have ever owned. I personally think when Jim abandoned the screw in shroud and brought out that Black Widow, they went downhill.

    My 30 BR RL and 6PPC drop port Farley
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    Quote Originally Posted by jackie schmidt View Post
    Glenn, the Firefly is his short version, kinda like a XP 100 length.

    My two Farleys are quite old, one, 1996, the other, 1997. They are cast bodies, with S-7 tool steel bolts.

    These two actions are still the best shooting actions I have ever owned. I personally think when Jim abandoned the screw in shroud and brought out that Black Widow, they went downhill.

    My 30 BR RL and 6PPC drop port Farley
    http://benchrest.com/attachment.php?...1&d=1434767961


    Thanks Jackie.


    Glenn

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    I like the firefly better than the black widow. My firefly is smooth as silk. Lee

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