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Remington 700 ADL - Action Screw Torque?

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Copper BB
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 7:33 pm
Manual for my new 700 ADL with cheap plastic stock does not list a torque specification for re-tightening the stock to action screws. Anyone know what the recommended spec is for the main front/rear screws and the smaller trigger guard screw? Also, is there a recommended tightening pattern, IE, rear then front, etc.?

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 24, 2018 4:46 pm
Interesting never messed with one. Got an 84 made ADL with walnut. Shoots so good never occurred to me
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:25 am
I just had my 700 stock off the other day to put on a Timney Trigger after the big trigger lawsuit. Torque? Tight enough to hold it together without smashing or compressing the stock. Not tight enough to strip threads, but not loose enough that the action may shift.
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