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#3684559 - 06/05/14 05:39 PM .243/7mm-08/.308 headspace gauges
Rackseeker
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I was wondering if anyone had go/no go headspace gauges for a .243/7mm-08/.308 ? Thanks
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#3684681 - 06/05/14 08:53 PM Re: .243/7mm-08/.308 headspace gauges [Re: Rackseeker]
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Yes
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#3684686 - 06/05/14 08:55 PM Re: .243/7mm-08/.308 headspace gauges [Re: 280longshot]
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Yep.
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#3685282 - 06/06/14 09:11 PM Re: .243/7mm-08/.308 headspace gauges [Re: Rubberduck270]
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I have a Remington 700 action that I put a new factory take barrel on. And I was wanting to check the headspace. I found someone here local that had a set. I just didn't want to order a set for about 5 min of use. LOL........Thanks
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#3685333 - 06/06/14 11:50 PM Re: .243/7mm-08/.308 headspace gauges [Re: Rackseeker]
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That's how I ended up with all the ones I have. It wind up about right? I usually measure off the go gauge and add .002" until it won't close. Just so I'll have a reference for future check ups.
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#3686243 - 06/08/14 06:38 PM Re: .243/7mm-08/.308 headspace gauges [Re: Rubberduck270]
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I measured the action and barrel dimensions today, everything checked good. I went ahead and pinned the recoil lug to the action. I screwed the barrel on the action and tightened it down. I didn't figure I would get this lucky but factory stamped lettering lined up perfect with the stock. I checked the headspace with the gauges I borrowed. It checked good so I guess, I will take it back apart and media blast barrel and action. And get everything ready to go back together.
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