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Thread: Bedding a Howa 1500

  1. #16
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    Quote Originally Posted by Al Nyhus View Post
    Lookin' good so far! -Al
    Thank you to all who posted on my question.
    I even put my brother to work - he annealed the brass.

    It will have to do for now. The proof is on the range, will see how it shoots.

    https://youtu.be/UI_idb79QTc

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    The RWS 270 brass I fireformed were my Christmas present last year from Dave Tooley.


    Nez

  2. #17
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    Nez, the Howa bottom metal isn't as wonky as the 700's factory BDL stuff, but be sure to take a good look at what happens when you attach the bottom metal. I normally bed it to the stock, also.

    If you do the dial indicator test and it's moves around a bit more than you'd like, remove the bottom metal and try it. -Al

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