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Posted: 11/28/2003 2:02:56 PM EDT
What does this do? Wouldn't you just create a free floating barrel by just taking it off or would it eventually damage the rifle?
Link Posted: 11/28/2003 2:33:51 PM EDT
No it wont hurt the gun to remove it. To free float it you also need to remove all wood touching the bl. Try taking it off and putting a small strip of plastic between the bl and stock. This should srink your groups.
Where in or are you?
Link Posted: 11/28/2003 3:01:23 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 11/28/2003 3:04:54 PM EDT by shotgun]
So, I'm thinking of getting all the parts to build up a good shooter(but not at the same time-$$). If I just swapped the stock with one that accomodates a bull barrel, that would be all it takes to free float the barrel? I thought I heard somewhere that you had to take it to a smith to float it. Is that wrong?
I live in the Hillsboro area. I actually don't have the rifle yet but they're on sale at Bi-Mart for $129. Just thinking ahead.
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