Daily Archives: July 15, 2017

Action truing information

Building
We often get asked if we can true someone’s action and re-use the factory barrel because “it shoots too good to get rid of…” I have no doubt the rifle shoots great but if you want your receiver trued you will want to wait until it’s time to replace the barrel, or just replace it. Sometimes people are a little perplexed by our response and I [...]

6.5mm Creedmoor barrel life

Information
I am going to start this by setting the context. The barrel is a 26” Rock Creek 1-8” twist MTU contour 5R, chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor. The large majority of rounds fired through this rifle were the Sin City Precision team load. The load is fairly mild and is by no means a “hot” load. We shoot practical precision rifle matches so some of the [...]