http://www.scoutscopes.comhttp://www.mojosights.comhttp://smith-sights.com

It is currently Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:47 pm

All times are UTC - 5 hours [ DST ]




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2013 1:54 pm 
Offline
Mil-Surp Owner
Mil-Surp Owner

Joined: Fri Aug 24, 2012 8:35 am
Posts: 91
Location: New England
Age: 52
A continuing saga ...

First off, I have posted a few groups here showing the potential of the Rom-built, all matching s/n arm I picked up w/ 2 scopes, 4 mags and the accompanying pouch, for $750 a few weeks before the election. A week later the seller brought into the shop RCBS dies and (100) Privi cases and told the owner to 'give' to the new PSL owner.

Anyway, w/ Tula non-corrosive, she'll shoot pretty much 1 to no more than 1.5 MOA and better if/when I do my part. This post continues where I left off with finishing the Rhineland Arms stock set I got - of a Panther buttstock and SVD forend. These will be finished to a hand-rubbed no gloss semi-satin oil finish, ala a premium Wenig stock or custom Winchester model 70 from their custom shop. But I love wood working - many don't, and I've also checkered many a fine sporting arm.

Part 1 = http://www.surplusrifleforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=40&t=128159

Part 2 = DIY Trigger Job

For an experienced person, IMHO there's no need to purchase a Red Star Arms (RSA) or other trigger part. A machinist by training, working engineer (former gunsmith too), I use diamond stones and 10x & 20x eyeloupes w/ angle gradients etched into the lenses to determine the proper engagement angle for the sear engagement surfaces. Then, if I need to modify them to ensure a 'positive' engagement, I'll re-harden the case hardened surfaces w/ Kasenit.

My PSL is now at a crisp 4# pull, 2.5 @ the 1st stage and as crisp like breaking glass at the 2nd stage. I observe many "chasing" only the final pull weight, but that's wrong. Rather, a consistent, reliable, and SAFE pull can contribute to phenomenal shooting. Case in point my Nat Match Garand 308, pull weight is 5#s (Garands really shouldn't be any lower), and the other day she printed 5-shot groups of 3/4" from the bench and a sub-2" group OFFHAND using aperture sights, @ 100-yards.

Onto more accurizing in future posts ...


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 

All times are UTC - 5 hours [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group
FAIR USE NOTICE: This site may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not been pre-authorized by the copyright owner. Such material is made available to advance understanding of political, economic, scientific, social, art, media, and cultural issues. The 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material that may exist on this site is provided for under U.S. Copyright Law. In accordance with U.S. Code Title 17, Section 107, material on this site is distributed without profit to persons interested in such information for research and educational purposes. If you want to use any copyrighted material that may exist on this site for purposes that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.