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Action screw tension

#1 Postby ShaneG » Mon May 03, 2021 7:19 pm

Our standard rifles are Barnard P in laminated stocks with alloy V Blocks.

What is the thoughts on best torque setting for the action bolts?

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Re: Action screw tension

#2 Postby robbo1990 » Mon May 03, 2021 7:56 pm

40-60 in/Ib states it on their Web page

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Re: Action screw tension

#3 Postby Tim L » Mon May 03, 2021 8:44 pm

55in/lb has done me for years

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Re: Action screw tension

#4 Postby superx10 » Tue May 04, 2021 8:04 am

Make sure you adjust to inch/pound, not foot /pound, there is a couple of horror stories around.

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Re: Action screw tension

#5 Postby ShaneG » Tue May 04, 2021 6:20 pm

I should have added that the stocks are pillar bedded.
Necessary but have seen some stocks without them and alloy block?

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Re: Action screw tension

#6 Postby cheech » Tue May 04, 2021 7:42 pm

ShaneG wrote:I should have added that the stocks are pillar bedded.
Necessary but have seen some stocks without them and alloy block?



All my stocks are veeblocks for my Barnards in Mastin stocks , Keith Hills set them at 60inch/lb and shoot amazing


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