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Anyone know what type of thread is used in the Remington 700 Action screws,

Have swapped the stock for a Choate Tactical but the screws needed are a small amount longer than the stock Remington ones.

Dont suppose another model or brand Rifle would use similar screws that are slightly longer.
 

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If the correct length screws aren't available from the stock maker then you'll probably have to procure universal length screw from Brownells and cut them too proper length. Take one of the bolts down too Home Depot, Menards or hardware store and try different nuts until you find the correct one. My guess is 1/4-28 but it could be a speciality thread. Today most makers use off the shelf fasteners when ever possible due to cost considerations. I could take one out of my Remingtons and try different nuts but there not handy at the present.
 

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I don't know if this link will work or not, but anyways- McMaster-Carr carries a whole ton of different screws.

http://www.mcmaster.com/#socket-cap-screws/=8pdc4s

They've got some hex socket cap screws that should work well. Perhaps these? They've got a nice wide and flat head that would provide plenty of bearing surface and if the stock is pillar bedded, you could drill out the pillars so the top of the screw head fits flush with the underside of the stock.

http://www.mcmaster.com/#socket-cap-screws/=8pdd01
 

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I have put this off until yesterday, I can guarantee they are not 1/4 and every metric tap and die I own does not fit, some are close but not prize winners with very slightly different thread counts.
I would have thought Remington would use a common thread on all rifles, to change them between models makes no logic, problem is where I live its a 50 mile drive to the closest gun or nut / bolt shop just to maybe find the right size, then cut SS bolts to custom length.

Bahh.
 

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Mine are 1/4" - 28 t.p.i., however - note that standard hardware store bolts of that size would not go into the action! I had to run a socket head cap screw (of unknown origin) back into a 1/4" - 28 die before it would work. So, perhaps the tolerances are better? Or these were just cheap bolts? I don't know.

Not saying that you may not have something different, but worth a test to use a die on any bolt that you are trying to use, first.

Good luck.
 
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