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#5500088 - 12/26/14 12:57 AM Bolt work?
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Anyone in the DFW area do bolt work on a Remington 700? I have the plane jane bolt handle and wanted to get it milled down and threaded for a larger bolt handle. Talked to a couple shops that have a 2-3 month work log and I'd like to keep from sending it to someone on Ebay/Gun Broker.


Edited by GDusek84 (12/26/14 12:58 AM)

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#5500105 - 12/26/14 05:04 AM Re: Bolt work? [Re: GDusek84]
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Originally Posted By: GDusek84
Anyone in the DFW area do bolt work on a Remington 700? I have the plane jane bolt handle and wanted to get it milled down and threaded for a larger bolt handle. Talked to a couple shops that have a 2-3 month work log and I'd like to keep from sending it to someone on Ebay/Gun Broker.


I have used local machine shops to do work like that before, usually no back log and I would be a little surprised if they hadn't done something similar in the past. ;-)

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#5500466 - 12/26/14 11:10 AM Re: Bolt work? [Re: GDusek84]
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#5500471 - 12/26/14 11:12 AM Re: Bolt work? [Re: GDusek84]
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#5500611 - 12/26/14 12:38 PM Re: Bolt work? [Re: GDusek84]
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Check into Phoenix Custom Rifles. Good guys to deal with and usually a 3-4 day turnaround.
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#5500781 - 12/26/14 02:40 PM Re: Bolt work? [Re: GDusek84]
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Originally Posted By: GDusek84
Anyone in the DFW area do bolt work on a Remington 700? I have the plane jane bolt handle and wanted to get it milled down and threaded for a larger bolt handle. Talked to a couple shops that have a 2-3 month work log and I'd like to keep from sending it to someone on Ebay/Gun Broker.


Do you want a larger handle or larger knob?
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#5500793 - 12/26/14 02:51 PM Re: Bolt work? [Re: blackcoal]
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Thanks you gentlemen for the suggestions listed so far.

Originally Posted By: blackcoal

Do you want a larger handle or larger knob?


Honestly I hadn't even thought about a larger handle. I would have to see what options looked like with a larger handle but I was thinking more of a larger knob. The stock knob leaves me wanting more in a knob.

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#5500910 - 12/26/14 04:11 PM Re: Bolt work? [Re: GDusek84]
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You might google KRG bolt knobs. Several satisfied users and you can always move it to another rifle.
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