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#6199858 - 02/26/16 07:30 AM Someone to install a new bolt knob ?????
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Does anyone have a recommendation of a gunsmith to install a bolt knob for me on a Remington short action. I just can't find a gunsmith here in the swamp! Thanks, Baker
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#6199971 - 02/26/16 08:45 AM Re: Someone to install a new bolt knob ????? [Re: Elkhunter49]
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If you have a bench grinder and tap/die set it's not that hard to do. I've done both my 700's, took me about an hour each. I'll see if I can find the pics....






Edited by ETXFIREMAN 1 (02/26/16 08:55 AM)
Edit Reason: Added pics
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#6200018 - 02/26/16 09:14 AM Re: Someone to install a new bolt knob ????? [Re: Elkhunter49]
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Looks good but I don't have that equipment!
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#6200026 - 02/26/16 09:17 AM Re: Someone to install a new bolt knob ????? [Re: Elkhunter49]
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Send your bolt to Kampfeld Custom. You won't regret it.

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#6200076 - 02/26/16 09:53 AM Re: Someone to install a new bolt knob ????? [Re: Elkhunter49]
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Originally Posted By: Elkhunter49
Looks good but I don't have that equipment!


Spend the money on that equipment instead of paying someone to do it. wink

I did the same thing on my one Rem 700 action.
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#6200131 - 02/26/16 10:14 AM Re: Someone to install a new bolt knob ????? [Re: Elkhunter49]
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Found a place, Thanks for all the help! Sending it out this morning

A guy that works with Kampfeld. Eddie Fosnaugh. Karl actually fluted the bolt for me and I shoud have added the knob then.
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#6200398 - 02/26/16 12:42 PM Re: Someone to install a new bolt knob ????? [Re: Elkhunter49]
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Did you try Berthelot's just north of you off of Fremeaux?
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#6200453 - 02/26/16 01:24 PM Re: Someone to install a new bolt knob ????? [Re: Elkhunter49]
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For all Remington 700 people, this always seems like a great alternative for cost savings. I'm a huge cheap a$$ so I live stuff like this.

http://www.kineticresearchgroup.com/index.php/products/bolt-lift

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#6200474 - 02/26/16 01:41 PM Re: Someone to install a new bolt knob ????? [Re: LittleD]
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Originally Posted By: LittleD
Did you try Berthelot's just north of you off of Fremeaux?


His place is literly less than 15 minutes from my home but I've called his number several times and never got an answer so I just gave up trying!


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#6200481 - 02/26/16 01:44 PM Re: Someone to install a new bolt knob ????? [Re: Korean Redneck]
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Originally Posted By: Korean Redneck
For all Remington 700 people, this always seems like a great alternative for cost savings. I'm a huge cheap a$$ so I live stuff like this.

http://www.kineticresearchgroup.com/index.php/products/bolt-lift


Sorry buddy but that's not something I'm going to put on my rifle. Thanks anyway.
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#6200488 - 02/26/16 01:48 PM Re: Someone to install a new bolt knob ????? [Re: Elkhunter49]
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Haha, no worries. Different strokes for difference folks.

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#6200557 - 02/26/16 02:44 PM Re: Someone to install a new bolt knob ????? [Re: Elkhunter49]
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Originally Posted By: Elkhunter49
Originally Posted By: Korean Redneck
For all Remington 700 people, this always seems like a great alternative for cost savings. I'm a huge cheap a$$ so I live stuff like this.

http://www.kineticresearchgroup.com/index.php/products/bolt-lift


Sorry buddy but that's not something I'm going to put on my rifle. Thanks anyway.


Yeah me neither. And whats funny is....I actually own a KRG Whiskey 3 chassis and still wont put their "bolt knob" on my rifle!!

I'm probably going to go with LRI and the snipers hide group buy. $45 to have bolt knob installed.

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