Is the Savage 340 a bolt action rifle?
The early model Savage 340s in the 30-30 cartridge were not drilled and tapped in the early years. I would as a gunsmith in the 1980s and 90s, drill and tap many of these bolt action rifles for scope mounts.
How much is a savage 340 in 22 Hornet?
A friend of mine saw a 340 in 22 Hornet for $279 recently. I have a Springfield Model 840 which is basically the same rifle as the 340. Mine is a 222. I bought the barreled action at a gun show in Houston for $100.00.
What’s the moa of a Savage Model 340?
My 340 has always done quite a bit better than that at the bench. In a test of 13 different factory loads that I conducted some years ago, The 340’s overall average (four-shot groups) with 150-gr loads was 1.80” (MOA). With 170-gr loads it was 1.99”.
Which is the best Savage bolt action shotgun?
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What kind of drill do I need for Savage Model 340?
With the barreled action set up in the Forrester jig, using a #28 drill & pilot bushing, drill the front hole down to about the needed depth in the receiver. Using the #17 pilot bushing, tap this front hole in the receiver.
Why does Spring Fall Out of Savage Model 340?
This is that when the stock is removed, the ejector, pin along with the spring can fall out and the person does not realize this. Or if the person who reassembles it does not understand the pivoting ejector on the 30-30 or early 222 Remingtons whereby the spring needs to be positioned right when reassembly.
How do you disassemble a Savage Model 34?
To disassemble this magazine, use an object, (like a lead pencil with eraser down against the rear of the follower), push it down, forcing this follower down at the rear, which will move the front of the follower down and rearward enough to allow the follower’s front wider part to be released from the follower stop detents on the magazine box.