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#6270106 - 04/21/16 12:41 PM Remington 700 SA Follower?
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Is the short action follower the same for all SA calibers or are they caliber specific?

I am converting my ADL to BDL. I found a short action trigger guard, floor plate and magazine box from a .308 for pretty cheap. Will it feed properly on a .223 or do I need a different setup?

If so, is the original follower from the ADL removable where I could just stick it on the new BDL magazine spring?


Edited by DuckCoach1985 (04/21/16 01:03 PM)
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#6270186 - 04/21/16 01:22 PM Re: Remington 700 SA Follower? [Re: DuckCoach1985]
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A 223 follower will not work on a 308. I accidentally used the hinge plate and follower from a 223 when I had my Creedmoor built. It was a no go and had to be replaced with a 308 style follower.
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#6270207 - 04/21/16 01:37 PM Re: Remington 700 SA Follower? [Re: TexFlip]
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Originally Posted By: TexFlip
A 223 follower will not work on a 308. I accidentally used the hinge plate and follower from a 223 when I had my Creedmoor built. It was a no go and had to be replaced with a 308 style follower.


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#6270240 - 04/21/16 02:04 PM Re: Remington 700 SA Follower? [Re: DuckCoach1985]
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Coach, I converted ADL to BDL a couple years ago and quickly realized detachable mags are the way to go and changed again.... You might consider going that route in the first place, but it is a bit more expensive.
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#6271255 - 04/22/16 10:33 AM Re: Remington 700 SA Follower? [Re: P_102]
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Originally Posted By: P_102
Coach, I converted ADL to BDL a couple years ago and quickly realized detachable mags are the way to go and changed again.... You might consider going that route in the first place, but it is a bit more expensive.
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#6271534 - 04/22/16 01:56 PM Re: Remington 700 SA Follower? [Re: P_102]
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Originally Posted By: P_102
Coach, I converted ADL to BDL a couple years ago and quickly realized detachable mags are the way to go and changed again.... You might consider going that route in the first place, but it is a bit more expensive.
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