This video covers all the basics to reworking a military rifle. While the instruction focuses on Mauser military rifles, the information is applicable to most bolt actions, including Enfields and Springfields. Barrel installation and headspacing, bolt and magazine modification, firing pin repair and safety improvement are just some of the subjects covered in this highly instructional video. 120 Minutes.
Summary of Material:
Here is the How-to information you need to re-barrel and tune (blueprint) Mauser Military Bolt Action Rifles. The techniques shown are also applicable to most military bolt action rifles. Ken Brooks, Professional Gunsmith and Instructor at Lassen College Gunsmithing School teaches you everything you need to know. You will learn how to remove the old barrel, fit firing pin tips and repair over sized firing pin holes for higher pressure calibers, squaring and truing the action, laping the lugs, bolt stop modifications for a smoother action, how to open up magazines for full length cartridges, how to fit a pre-threaded (short chambered) barrel, installing shoulders to prevent bullet nose damage, converting from standard cartridges to Magnum, opening the bolt face and fitting the rails, discussion of action heat-treating, improving the safety of the action. Applicable to Mauser 91, 92, 93, 94, 96 & 98s, enfields 1914/17, Springfield 03s, Arisakas, etc.