Seekins Havak action fitment question

Sep 20, 2012
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I have a few parts on order that were planned around a Rem700 action that I have in my safe. That build changed direction recently with the purchase of a Havak action. I've read that these are Rem700 footprints with a couple exceptions. Apparently the ejection port is slightly different, the receiver extends past the integral recoil lug and the side bolt release. My primary concern is that the EH1 that I have on order has the DBM mini chassis. Does anyone know if I will need to remove any of the chassis block material or the stock material itself and then skim bed the action?
 
Feb 3, 2006
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Hi TRD1911, Glens Havak action is very close to the 700 in many cases. We do inlet for them but I know that it is a totally different inlet than the 700 because of size and shape. I am not a 100% sure that it will work with our DBM mini chassis. Even with the trigger bosses and flats under the show line, it still should bolt up fine, but if I remember correctly I think that the havak has a bottom mag port cut that is moved forward about .050" from a standard Remington specs. Iam not sure if the mag will line up correctly in that cut. Shoot me a pm with your contact info and build number of your stock. I will check in the meantime and should have a answer for you.

If it was a bedded stock with glens bottom metal it would not be a problem at all, I will come up with some options for you.

Thank you very much,
 
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