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#1 Stiff Neck

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Posted 16 February 2006 - 09:17 AM

What's better for a bolt gun, a one-piece base or seperate pieces? I did a lot of research a few years back when I bought my Rem 700 308 and the concensous was that one-piece bases offer more stiffness and are better. But they sorta get in the way of loading rounds into the mag. So what do you guys think?

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Posted 16 February 2006 - 12:00 PM

I like the two piece better my self. I don't know but hear that the one piece could/maybe cause some binding how much I don't know and like you said does get in the way of loading shells. How ever there are good sides two they are very ridgid I think used more for tatical use.

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Posted 16 February 2006 - 12:02 PM

I believe it's more important to lap your rings than the bases they are on. Rings that are lapped don't torque the scope and therefore serve as a better platform.




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