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Old December 28th, 2016, 12:44 PM   #1
 
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M77 270 Win Tang Safety Rebarrel

This is a 1978 model and used to shoot really well (20 years ago). But it has been exposed to rain and cold and poor storage conditions for a long time. I've tried to get it to shoot by tinkering with reloads, bedding the action, etc. I finally got my hands on a bore scope and found the barrel in really rough shape with pitting across lands and grooves. I would like to put a new barrel on it. Maybe a slightly heavier contour that could be free floated in a Boyd's stock. It will be a hunting rifle, so not looking for the most expensive replacement barrel. Any barrel manufacturer suggestions from my fellow ruger rifle enthusiasts would be appreciated.



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I have a Montana Rifle .257 Rob'ts barrel on a M70 action and am quite happy.

Douglas, Lija & Shaw come to mind also.

I feel you will be happy with any of the popular barrels
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I have a few M77's that have been re-barreled, some up to 3 times.

This is a straight forward job on a M77, much less involved that a M70, M700.

You might use your computer "search engine" an look for "rifle barrel makers" then see if they have "pre fit barrels" - this means they are short chambered and threaded so they may be fitted to a specific action. After being screwed into the action the chamber is finished reamed to provide correct head space. This type of barrel is considerably less expensive than an installed custom barrel, like 60-75%. A custom barrel installed will cost about $500.

The gun & shooting store, Midway might have some "pre-fit" barrels. .270's are real popular.

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Thanks for the input. Looking forward to getting this gun to shooting great again.
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