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Thread: .223 BSA hunter short action

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    .223 BSA hunter short action

    .223 BSA hunter short action. The rifle was re-barreled by Allen Carr gunsmith and has fired sighting in rounds only.
    Has 30 mm Warne rings. $1500.

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    Good to see these are still going, most of them in the UK land up in the scrap heap as certain 'gunsmiths' say they are not worth the effort of re-barreling...

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    They're a bit trickier as the lugs have very sloped face. Nothing a competent gunsmith couldn't handle though.

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    Has it had a new mag box and milling done on action?

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    Mag box extended by 3 mm to accommodate 69 pill
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