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Old 01-10-2019, 9:17 AM
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good morning Calgunners-

I am in need of some help. i am rebuilding a savage bolt action rifle for precision shooting/ long range varmint hunting and need some help removing the barrel from the action. i have a savage axis and cannot get the barrel nut to budge for the life of me. i have the nut wrench for the axis and all the tools to rebarrel it but do not have an action vise or barrel vise in my possession.
is there anyone on this forum that has one i can borrow/ or know of someone that will let me borrow one so i can break the loctite loose from the threads in the Santa Clarita Valley? i dont want to pay a gunsmith a bunch of money to loosen the nut because im doing all my own work on this rifle and would rather use the money to get more parts for the gun.

thanks!
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Old 01-10-2019, 9:31 AM
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I can do it for a little bit of money.
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Old 01-10-2019, 9:51 AM
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Go with Randall, don't damage your barrel or receiver.
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Old 01-12-2019, 2:02 PM
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another recommendation for Randall
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Yes, Randall because trying to save money can turn out very expensive sometimes.
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Old 01-12-2019, 4:19 PM
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Take it to Randall.
You need a barrel vise.

Yes it's nice to do yourself.

But you need the barrel vise and action wrench.

Plus you can watch Randall Do it while you wait.
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Old 01-12-2019, 6:17 PM
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Yep ....Randall will do it with you standing there..in and out
just make an appointment first
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The torque spec for installation is 35 - 45 Ft/Lbf.

The factory always over torques them.
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