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i bought a 700 223ai from a widow of a bench shooter.the rifle wasnt complete.he has a single shot carrier installed by epoxy in the laminate stock that came with it.it was missing the trigger guard and all acc. i purchased a 700 trigger guard off a guy and a 223 carrier off another guy. my question is does the 223 use the same box as the 308? are do you have too add a spacer too the box? i want too put this back too a drop floorplate 700. the box i got with the trigger assy is off a 308, what do i need too do? thanks
 

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can i add a spacer too the 308 box too make it fit the 223 follower? it looks like that is what you have too order from brownells.
 

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No. The spacer is used on the rear of the box for the shorter .223 cartridge. The boxes have the same outside dimensions, but if you look at the one for the .223, it is inset to a create a smaller inside width for this cartridge.

I'm looking for a picture to post which will explain better.
 
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