M40a1 build guide

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I just heard that u. s. optics is making another run of the mst 100 believe it or not. Those that still want one can call Becky and get on the list.
 

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I just heard that u. s. optics is making another run of the mst 100 believe it or not. Those that still want one can call Becky and get on the list.
Pricing!

They should do it every three years and milk that cash cow.
 

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During the last MST-100 cycle I believe when you called USO's business number more often than not Becky answered the phone. Check out the USO website and dial up their main line.
 
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How important is it to get the correct serial number range on the receiver?
Thats your call.

Its just numbers, there is no manufacturing difference really.

You determine whether having a G Code (M40A3) would cause you the stress of not having an E Code, other or 6 Digit.

I have a PWS built gun but its a G prefix.

Im happy.
 

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Any details on the beautiful lady?
Takeoff stock, hardware and bottom metal, CMP acquired Unertl, Hart M40 profile barrel, 2man rings and base, the action was one of the Remington M40 commemorative clip slotted actions, all in all really nice build by IBA in 2014-2015. Have the tenbraex polarizer and the kill flash was on the rifle in the pic. Hardest part was finding the Marbles brass cleaning rod and the armory fabricated issue spanner wrench. Was going to strip the paint off the stock, but its a piece of history with the layers of paint on there.
 
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I have a 3000 series Mst-100 from the last run in the for sale section. New in box if your interested.
 

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Is Dave Clark still with C&H? If not, does anyone know when he left? TIA.
 

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He is not...I don't know exactly when he left but it seems like it was news on the M40 a year or more ago. I will try to find the thread...
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That works - thanks. Looking at a M40A1 build and want to make sure it was a Clark rifle and not post Clark.
 
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I had a rifle built by Mark Williams at Raven Rifles, @Raven 6

Though not an M40A1 it is M40/A1/A3/A5ish. Had it out yesterday at Sig Academy......

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Some 100 yard 5 shot groups during sight in before we moved back to 1000.....

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Mark has studied the USMC details and according to those that know those details a lot better than me he gets it right.

You will have to wait, especially you will be in line behind me as he has all the parts needed to build me an M40 right now, but it will be worth the wait.
 

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I had a rifle built by Mark Williams at Raven Rifles, @Raven 6

Though not an M40A1 it is M40/A1/A3/A5ish. Had it out yesterday at Sig Academy......

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Some 100 yard 5 shot groups during sight in before we moved back to 1000.....

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Mark has studied the USMC details and according to those that know those details a lot better than me he gets it right.

You will have to wait, especially you will be in line behind me as he has all the parts needed to build me an M40 right now, but it will be worth the wait.
I luv it, but that scope is cheating. :)
 

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That's an awesome rifle!!
I wish McMillan would make the A1 stocks with this pattern instead of the woodland they use...
Supposedly they will make you one, you'll just have to wait for the production run and pay a bit more than normal pricing.
 

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Reference the fixed parallax, at what range are you guys setting parallax for?
 

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Interesting topic, Im trying to do a cheap m40 clone myself, As far at the parts mentioned below, will they be compatible to build with or any extra gun-smithing that may be needed. Please correct me if i wrong, or made a mistake in my planned build. Thanks

- Bell & Carlson Tactical Medalist Style 4 M40 Long Range Remington 700™ BDL Short Action BBL stock. $271.99
- Remington 700 Police 5R .308 Win 24" Barreled Action ( with 40X trigger and pairs it with a 5R-rifled barrel in one package.) $569.00
-Wyatt's DetMag (M4) Flush Mount Detachable Magazine Assembly - Remington 700™ BDL Short Action $247.56
-weaver grand slam tactical rifle scope - 3-10x40mm mil dot reticle - $199.00

Thats's pretty what I have envisioned as of right now, it may change, it may not this is just a start.
 

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Is this the link that shut down m40rifle.com?
That would be it. Someone posted the link, people commented, then the OP deleted the link and got his own thread locked, so someone called the mods out for locking the thread and then posted their own thread about the auction. It was quite entertaining until the forums went full lockdown.