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Old 01-03-2020, 12:54 PM   #1
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Default Cutting barrel on Win 70 Featherweight 308

Would any of you cut the barrel on Win Mod 70 in 308?

This isnít a pre 64 but is still a nice rifle. I just donít like shooting rifles without a suppressor anymore. Do you think itís value will increase the older Mauser action 70?

It doesnít have a sentimental value. I got in a trade.


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Old 01-03-2020, 01:15 PM   #2
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Iíd do what made me happy. I donít think You should be too worried about the value I doubt if it affects it all that much.


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Old 01-03-2020, 01:28 PM   #3
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yep, cut and thread. Only rifles I couldnt bring myself to cut and thread were a few Rem700 VS in various calibers.
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Old 01-03-2020, 02:28 PM   #4
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Old 01-03-2020, 02:36 PM   #5
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Cut cut cut
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Old 01-03-2020, 02:45 PM   #6
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Cut it


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Old 01-03-2020, 04:42 PM   #7
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Do you think this will be a sought out rifle in the future? Like the pre 64?


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Old 01-03-2020, 05:16 PM   #8
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What is the OD of the FWT contour where you want to cut it?
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Old 01-03-2020, 06:57 PM   #9
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Cut & thread .


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Old 01-03-2020, 07:28 PM   #10
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What is the OD of the FWT contour where you want to cut it?
listen up here!!
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Old 01-03-2020, 08:49 PM   #11
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What is the OD of the FWT contour where you want to cut it?


I donít know what you mean?


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Old 01-03-2020, 09:06 PM   #12
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What is the outside diameter of the barrel at the length you want to cut it....you'll need to make sure it's thick enough to thread. Featherweight barrels could be too thin.
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Old 01-03-2020, 09:47 PM   #13
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personally i would not, i would buy something new that is cheaper and possibly just buy a shorter barrel that is already threaded,,,, i would leave it alone unless the accuracy is terrible,, then what the heck , go for it
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Old 01-04-2020, 01:47 PM   #14
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Sell it to me cheap and I’ll cut it
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Old 01-04-2020, 01:53 PM   #15
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I’d cut it. No collector's value so make it what you want.
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Old 01-04-2020, 03:58 PM   #16
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Sell it to me cheap and Iíll cut it


Iíve got a sako Iíll sell ya


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Old 01-04-2020, 05:13 PM   #17
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Eh. Those CRF featherweight model 70s are sexy.
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Old 01-04-2020, 06:34 PM   #18
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Eh. Those CRF featherweight model 70s are sexy.


Haha. Thatís why Iím having a hard time cutting the barrel.


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Old 01-04-2020, 06:36 PM   #19
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Haha. Thatís why Iím having a hard time cutting the barrel.


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Iíd cut it man. Itís not rare. Itís not a rare caliber. Itís just a nice rifle. Only caveat is if itís stainless and walnut. They bring a premium.

Iíve got a tikka T3 22-250 cut to 18Ē and threaded with a mountain tactical trigger spring Iíll trade ya
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Old 01-04-2020, 06:48 PM   #20
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I’d cut it, but like mentioned above, it may not be thick enough to thread and have any kind of shoulder.
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Old 01-04-2020, 06:59 PM   #21
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Iíd cut it, but like mentioned above, it may not be thick enough to thread and have any kind of shoulder.
You can run an adapter and itíll be fine.
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Old 01-04-2020, 07:03 PM   #22
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Iíd cut it man. Itís not rare. Itís not a rare caliber. Itís just a nice rifle. Only caveat is if itís stainless and walnut. They bring a premium.



Iíve got a tikka T3 22-250 cut to 18Ē and threaded with a mountain tactical trigger spring Iíll trade ya


What about one of your CZ?


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Old 01-04-2020, 07:05 PM   #23
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Hmmmmmm. That’s tempting. PM me your number and we can discuss via text
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Old 01-04-2020, 08:01 PM   #24
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Old 01-04-2020, 10:48 PM   #25
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Old 01-04-2020, 11:44 PM   #26
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I wouldn't cut it. There are plenty of affordable short barreled .308s that come already threaded and ready for a suppressor. Sell it to someone who likes Winchester m 70's and buy one of 'em.
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Old 01-05-2020, 09:25 AM   #27
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What is the OD of the FWT contour where you want to cut it?
This is a very important question that you need to pay attention to. If you donít understand, call Robert and he will dial you in.
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Old 01-05-2020, 11:46 AM   #28
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This is a very important question that you need to pay attention to. If you donít understand, call Robert and he will dial you in.

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I agree. Just didnít know what the acronyms meant.


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