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This Is how I installed my Badger Ordnance Bolt Knob on my Remington 700 LTR with a few simple tools and lots of patience. There is nowhere on line to find this information much so I thought I would try to help share some knowledge on it if you are interested, we will be cutting on our existing bolt knob and threading it for the new. Heres is a list of what tools and supplies I used,
1. Bolt
2. Cut-off wheel or Grinder (Take Time Using Grinder as getting bolt knob really hot could cause your die to not properly thread or not thread at all.)
3. Black tape ( To keep grinder from scuffing up the parts of bolt and keep metal out of it.)
4. 5/16x24 die/with handle, bought my tap and die set (40Pc.) $16.00 local hardware store.
5. metal file set. also purchased at local hardware store for $10.00.
6. 80 grit, 220 grit sand paper, or you preference.
7. Table Vise ( This makes the job much faster more accurate and easier.)
8. Krylon Black Camo Spray Paint, (For Touch Up Purposes)
9. Epoxy, or thread-locker to hold new knob good and tight.
10. New Bolt Knob to Install,
Just so everyone knowes this was my first time attemting this and first time using tap and dies, not that hard patience is key.

(1st Step) is to remove bolt from Gun, Tape up all areas good with black tape or whatever you prefer and tape everything up good but bolt knob/and handle, this will keep grinder or cutoff wheel from scuffing up any finsh, and keep the grinded metal from working up into the inside of the bolt.

2nd Pic I have ground the knob flat on both sides, this is all you need is to make it flat (dont over do it.)

3rd Step is to cut the knob at the same angle as the bolt handles with a cut-off wheel or use a grinder but take your time here leave a little of metal to file so you can properly thread later. once you've done this step you sould have a square looking bolt knob.

4th Step ( I appologize but dont exactly have a pic of me filing on the bolt handle, but you with try to file in such a way that you make the sqyare part circular, about 3/4 inch on the handle, once you get close test fit with you 5/16x24 die, to insure you dont go far he is a pic with the tools and all, this part is the most time consuming in my opinion. so take your time.

5th Step once you have the bolt handle filed enought to start threading you wanna make sure you start you die straight and level no room for mistakes here, once you have got a couple threads started as I did in the pic move to a vise if you have access, it makes the process much much better, and be sure to use plenty of cutting oil on it.

6th This is what you should have after finishing the threading process ( Note the threads are about 3/4 long. at this point you can began sanding any rough spots with 80 grit, fisnish with 220 grit and begin painting.

Another Pic, Kinda blurry cleaned up for paint, don't forget thread locker or epoxy to hold new knob on tight.

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Very nice job mate.
 

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Have been looking for this for some time. thanks so much and I will post results. sometime people just need someone to say "you can do it". thanks again
 

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I have had the badger ordnance knob for about three months but have been to lazy to send it to GA precision to put it on. After reading this post I got the balls to do it. Needless to say, two hours later its done. I plan to DuraCoat it titanium to match the rest of the gun tomorrow and get some pics up on the web. Thanks for the post!
 

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Wow I just ordered one for 38 USD shipped home :D This will make reloading much easier :D thanks for the post and info.
 

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Just ordered a bolt knob on my way to get tap and die set. Thanks for the info. Will post pics when job is complete
 

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Badger Ordanance Tactical Bolt Knob.
Remington 700 Sendero .300 WinMag.
Thanks to Jezzro 2004 for the info. I was kinda nervous at first by cutting into the bolt handle but once I got started it was pretty easy and quick.
 

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Badger Ordanance Tactical Bolt Knob.
Remington 700 Sendero .300 WinMag.
Thanks to Jezzro 2004 for the info. I was kinda nervous at first by cutting into the bolt handle but once I got started it was pretty easy and quick.
Wow you have bigger balls then I! I'm not that kinda of surgeon, but you have seem to have done a great job! :)
 

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LeadHead0311 said:
Badger Ordanance Tactical Bolt Knob.
Remington 700 Sendero .300 WinMag.
Thanks to Jezzro 2004 for the info. I was kinda nervous at first by cutting into the bolt handle but once I got started it was pretty easy and quick.

You can run, but you'll only die tired.

I see that your using Warne scope rings :D

I really like how your knob looks I'm going to do mine really soon and post some pics.
 

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Thanks it took me a few days to get started after I got the parts and tools. I knew once I made the first cut there was no turning back.

The Warne scope ring have my scope sitting perfect with me cheeck weld and eye relief. Saving up for a Bushnell Elite 4200.
 

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Here is how I did mine. Took me about 1 and 45 minutes. Sorry bout the pics I only had my phone because I forgot my camera at 308isgeat's house from last weeks shooting trip.






















Here is what I used to do the job...... Electrical tape, dremel tool, the metal disc cutter, the round sanding tube, SOME Real 3D glasses for eye protection :cool: :D gotta have those hehe, a 5/16x24 NF Die with the holding handle.









 

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Well Aron that looks like a job well done. How's the clearance between the top of your hand and trigger area?
 

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308isgreat said:
Well Aron that looks like a job well done. How's the clearance between the top of your hand and trigger area?

"God keep my soldier safe in Afghanistan who is defending all of our freedoms we love!"

Remington 700 SPS Tactical .308 & 870 Express Noveske N4 AR-15 Ruger 10/22T
Ruger .357 Blackhawk Ruger .22 single six 3 screw Walther PPK/S Glock 21 .45

I got plenty :D it took me about 1 and 1/2 to 45 minutes !

I love this new knob!!


Oh and do you like my saftey glasses lol hehe
 

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Been along time since I been on here but looks like I have helped lots of you guys out, It makes me feel great to see that you guys have done this mod sucessfully, it takes guts, thats for sure.
 

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Welcome back :D and thanks for this guide. It really helped out a few people on this forum.
 

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This is an absolutely awesome post. I completed mine using mainly a dremel tool with cut off wheel and sanding disks.
Thanks for posting this. Here is a pic of my project.
 
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