.243 Mauser Project
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Posted 08 January 2006 - 02:02 PM
Here is what I'm doing:Receiver is a VZ-24 I drilled and Tapped for Lupy Mounts.To be Reblued with Oxpho cold Blue.Bolt is a Reforged Mil-Mauser.Barrel is an A&B .243 Short Chamber F-34 contour in the white 1:10 TwistThis will stay in the White, I like the look Stock is a Corelite Black Synthetic, that I will Acuglass.Trigger will be Bold OptimaGlass to be determinedWell I just finished Finish Reaming my .243 It took alot longer than I expected but was easy to do I had to cut .068 I did not use head space gauges, I used loaded Cartridges ( Yes the Firing pin was removed ) I wanted a tight chamber, not a one size fits all.I used Federal and Winchester 100gr. SPI already Handlapped the barrel prior to finish reaming.Now I will Flitz the Chamber and then onto the next part of the project Pics to Follow
Posted 08 January 2006 - 04:14 PM
Sterling, it sounds like the plan is coming together. You should have yourself a nice rifle when you're finished.
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