While you can easily leave an empty dovetail notch alone or buy a pre-made insert, dovetail notches can be permanently filled to provide a high quality look to your build. It should be noted that the rifle is unloaded and the soldering is completed outside using all appropriate safety precautions. Since we will be applying Ceracoat to this rifle we decided to solder the blank in place, if you plan on bluing, remember that the silver will not blue and leave a fine silver line.
For this project we ordered the following items from Brownells:
The OPS R3E2C muzzle brake has been receiving excellent reviews and we decided to install one on our 243 Winchester Remington model 700. Installation of the OPS brake will require us to thread the barrel […]
Blueprinting, or truing a rifle action ensures the receiver face, threads, lugs, bolt lugs and bolt face are square to the center line of the receiver. In this article, we will start with a new Remington 700 short […]
Remington recently sent us a Remington Express Synthetic Express shotgun, model 25549, with a bead sighted 18″ IC barrel. While its a perfectly serviceable gun from the factory, we couldn’t wait to work on it and contacted Brownells to order a […]