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Old 08-27-2012, 02:24 PM #1
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Cutting Bolt

I was planning on cutting the bolt on the Viking I just picked up.

I have found this guide

Is there any down sides to this? Would it throw the balance off or anything like that.
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Old 08-27-2012, 04:13 PM #2
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There really aren't any down sides to it as long as you don't cut it too short. The main purpose of the cut is for aesthetic purposes really. It doesn't offer much in the way of performance unless you wanted to get real technical then it could increase the cycle rate a little bit due to the reduced weight of the bolt.
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Old 08-28-2012, 07:10 PM #3
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I just cut mine with a hacksaw and sanded it down, just makes it shorter is really it, if if doesnt have a back cut it doesnt need to be cut imo.
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Old 08-29-2012, 01:54 AM #4
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I vouch for Tracker's bolt guide. Legit.
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