yeah trying to set a trot line out to catch all the input I can.
March 8, 2009, 08:54 PM
Rather than trying to re-bed the barrel, try finding a replacement "bump" & install it near the front of the stock. Torque the hold-down bolts to spec & shoot. If it's still off, shave & shoot again. Repeat as necessary to either find accuracy or dump an inexpensive little dot of hard rubber. Much easier and cheaper than trying to re-bed the barrel. The commercial version is known as a "Bug-Hole Tuner" I believe.
March 8, 2009, 08:59 PM
That might help I did wedge some cardboard under the barrel at the range with little results. may have been too thick.
Dr. Tad Hussein Winslow
March 8, 2009, 09:29 PM
Yeah, you could "re-pressure-bed" using wax paper folded over several times or other method.
March 8, 2009, 09:35 PM
but will this work for a synthetic stock? Most of the stuff I've seen was done to a wood stock
March 8, 2009, 09:36 PM
I`ve used strips of plastic milk bottle under the barrel at the forearm adding one at a time until I knew if the rifle was improving or not. Once I found a thickness the rifle liked I put a 2nd pile 1/2" behind it and small dab of bedding between them. When the plastic is removed the bedding remains as a "bump" of the wanted thickness. It sounds harder then it is in practice.
March 8, 2009, 09:47 PM
that sounds like a good idea. I think I would have to put clay in the flutes though so that it didn't lock into the epoxy. how do you keep it from leaking past the strips?
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