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This question is for the guys with one receiver and several barrels. If you do all the mods to the fore-end, r.t.v, o-ring, etc what happens when you put on another barrel? To clarify: I do all the mods with the 243 bbl attached and get say1/2 inch groups, what will happen if I put on a .45 Colt bbl? Will I have to do all the mods over again? I haven't seen this dis-cuss-ion come up yet. :D Inquiring minds want to know. ;D thanks
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You can try using one forend, but the best option would be to have a dedicated forend for each barrel.

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quickdtoo said:
You can try using one forend, but the best option would be to have a dedicated forend for each barrel.

Tim
When you buy a new barrel, does the forend come with it?
 

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no, unless it's a Huntsman barrel, they do come with the special forearm they need. Forearms are fairly inexpensive and actually quite easy to make also if you wanted to. With the help of Dale (Dalescarpentry) another member here, I made up some fine Rosewood forearms out of wood I had acquired. He did the routing for the barrel channel and sent the roughs back to me and I fitted and finished them, the one I have completed so far is really sweet for what I wanted it for, and made out of a fine, stable piece of wood also. You might even post a WTB in the classifieds here and come up with a used forearm....<><....:)
 

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Most stocks are listed in the Retail Parts Price list in the FAQs.

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quickdtoo said:
You can try using one forend, but the best option would be to have a dedicated forend for each barrel.

Tim
Yup...this is the best thing to do...They don't cost much...and you can order one when you buy a barrel...With the different contours of the barrels and the differences in the barrel stud placement..using different barrels with the RTV compound can be an issue...but most will depend on how it is applied in the forearm...If you keep it out of the recessed notch...and just use it in front & behind the stud...it won't hurt it alot to switch between barrels...Nor will it on using the o-rings...just get different o-rings and keep them on each barrel...You can get by doing it this way...but I do prefer having separate forearms

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