The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The Skunkworks > The Smithy

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old February 10, 2009, 08:43 AM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: September 17, 2008
Posts: 7
firing protrusion

how much protrusion should their be on savage model 511 sxs 12 ga, also how much clearance between barrels & reciever
scrupples is offline  
Old February 10, 2009, 01:21 PM   #2
Senior Member
Join Date: February 4, 2006
Posts: 206
Scrupples: It should be between .055 and .065.
sadsack is offline  
Old February 10, 2009, 03:00 PM   #3
James K
Join Date: March 17, 1999
Posts: 24,279
There should be no more clearance between barrels and receiver than is absolutely necessary for the gun to open. It is hard to give an exact figure since there are tolerances, but the shells should not bulge. If in doubt, check with a gunsmith who has shotgun headspace gauges.

Jim K
James K is offline  

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:41 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2018 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent:
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.04347 seconds with 7 queries