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Posted: 10/24/2001 4:43:48 AM EST
Just saw an interesting item in the Brownell's catalog, Vortex FS made by Smith. Some questions;

1)Is this really worth the $50.00?
2)Does it effect accuracy or velocity?
3)Description mentions "minor modification" necessary. Modify what and how?
Link Posted: 10/24/2001 5:11:17 AM EST
Can't find it.. do you have the # of it?
Link Posted: 10/24/2001 5:43:58 AM EST
bunch of hooey
Link Posted: 10/24/2001 5:47:25 AM EST
Hot Damm!

I get it for $36 and I've been wanting to put it on my .223 700VS for a while now. I think I'll go ahead and order one.

Libertas an Mortis!
Link Posted: 10/24/2001 6:17:43 AM EST
I had considered threading the barrel on my Rem 700 PSS at one point. I just decided there are better things to spend my money on myself!

You can mount any supressor... just have Kurt thread the barrel and screw it on. You could loose some accuracy but it shouldn't be too bad!
Link Posted: 10/24/2001 6:40:28 AM EST
[Last Edit: 10/24/2001 7:01:07 AM EST by Ghettoblaster]
FWIW, this is a set-screw model. I'll look up the part # here in a minute.

I guess they have dis-continued this. I can't find it on Brownell's or Smith's sites. I was looking at an old (98-99) catalog when I found this. If anyone has this, it was on page 124, part #851-100-702.

Oh well...
Link Posted: 10/24/2001 9:53:37 AM EST
Link Posted: 10/24/2001 10:00:28 AM EST
[Last Edit: 10/24/2001 9:54:22 AM EST by brouhaha]
I think I recently saw it in the Dillon catalog.
Link Posted: 10/24/2001 10:12:03 AM EST
Link Posted: 10/24/2001 1:48:38 PM EST
Good freakin' grief! I completely forgot to mention this was for a .308 cal 700 VS or P model.
Link Posted: 10/24/2001 5:21:40 PM EST
A while ago ago, I seem to recall an article in G&W for LE(?), somebody wrote an article about finding a surplus Maine State Patrol Model 700 for sale. Among the things he added, he used a DSA set screw muzzle break. I think he may have had to remove some material from the inside diameter of the break to match the barrel's outside diameter.

Semper Fi

Brother Maynard, bring forth the Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch!
Link Posted: 10/24/2001 7:15:05 PM EST
My .308 PSS barrel is cut down to 18" and threaded 1/2"-28 and right now I have a Smith Enterprise AR15 muzzle brake on it. The bore of the AR15 MB is about .340" and clears a .308 easily. I have a Smith Enterprise Vortex that I am going to put on later to see what it looks like after sunset.
Link Posted: 10/25/2001 7:50:39 PM EST
I have a 700 PSS i threaded for an M14 castle nut.Very interesting sight.Changes POI when wet though.
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