What fits the MVP: AFTERMARKET PARTS

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  1. wood chucker Moderator

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    It does ! thank you much.
  2. Sanford New Member

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    And here it is.
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    Side view showing windage adjustment and fit.
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    My biggest concern was height. This is a really poor image, but you can sort of see how it compares with the factory rear sight set at the closest to the rear major index mark. It may be a bit before I can get it to the range but given what I see I don't think there's going to be a problem. This is the larger of the two apertures the sight ships with.
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  3. Keith Moderator

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    How much more downward movement do you have on the peep? It looks like you might have enough to be ok, maybe.


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  4. Sanford New Member

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    It was about 1/8 inch from bottoming in that picture - also I've never zeroed the rear sight, it was just adjusted to an arbitrary location. Tried the smaller aperture and it's too fuzzy for my old eyes so went back to the larger. Laser boresight at 25 yards has me still with a turn or two left from bottom.
  5. Keith Moderator

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    1/8" of an inch is quite a bit, so I' guessing that my guess is good. I guess. :D
  6. Sanford New Member

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    Good guess. And anyone using the smaller aperture would have an extra turn or so down as well.
  7. GrocMax Active Member

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    x-caliber barrels in MT will make you a drop-in 5.56 barrel at a very reasonable price. Just be sure and pick a caliber that sticks to max loaded mag length conventions and a .375" bolt face.

    They have the following reamers

    300AAC
    223
    223 AI
    223 Wylde
    5.56 NATO
    6x45
    20 Tactical (20-223 30 deg imp)
    20 Practical (20-223, uses 223 bushing dies)

    Others that would work, but probably work better above 2.260" OAL
    6TCU
    25TCU
    6.5TCU
    7TCU
    6/223 AI (not the same as 6TCU)

    20 Prac in a 11 twist 3 groove= heaven. Accurate, low cost, low recoil, low barrel wear, fun. 39/40 grain varmint bullets 1000FPS better than the nearest BC equivalent 223 (65g-70g and .275 BC).
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  9. Keith Moderator

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    AICS is Alaskan International or Accuracy International. It's a different format. The MVP uses M-1A/M-14 or LR308 (DPMS)/SR-25 format magazines.


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  10. DaKahuna Member

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    Anyone found a bore guide that fits the action in the MVP Predator 5.56? I have looked at Sinclair/Brownells but they do not show anything specific for the MVP's. The one that fits my Savage does not fit.
  11. Keith Moderator

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    I have one from Gander Mountain but I have not tried to use it yet. As soon as I do, I'll make it a point to post if it works or not.


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  12. GrocMax Active Member

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    I made one out of a piece of teflon rod for Savage that has a chamber duplicate at the end and doesn't require a snug fit in the bolt raceway, happened to make it out of 5/8" rod and it fits the MVP perfect ;)

    Probably the best bore guide you could ever have would be a resized case drilled to clear the rod OD by a few thou and cut half the neck off and resize the neck so the rod fits pretty snug. Deburr/polish the snot out of the hole so it doesn't tear up coated rods.
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  13. jason.hayes3 JAFO

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    Bought a 10 and 20 round pmag the other day. Got the two mags plus a box of tulammo for 56 and change. How is the tulammo shoot for 308's?

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  14. Keith Moderator

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    For a "plinking" round, they should work fine. Only one way to find out how they shoot. Who knows, your rifle might love them and shoot sub-MOA with them. I've heard of stranger things...


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  15. Sanford New Member

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    Had the chance to put an MVP Patrol and an MVP Scout side by side today. Didn't get a chance to take pics but unless my eyes deceived me the front mounting screw for the Scout rail is in precisely the same location as the screw for the rear sight on the Patrol. The rear ghost ring is very similar to the XS version for the Rem 700 I posted earlier. It's still an aluminum rail, though, so if someone were interested in fabricating a steel version it might be very well received by both Patrol and Scout owners.
  16. Keith Moderator

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    I suspected as much on the rail mounting. Manufacturer's try to minimize the differences in their product lines as much as possible to increase efficiency and to keep costs and inventory down.


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  17. Sanford New Member

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    So - got back from the range today and the fiber is missing from my front sight. Don't think there's much chance on finding it, so wanted to ask - could someone measuring their front sight fiber so I can find the appropriate diameter for replacement? Apparently they come in .040 and .060 and I'm not sure which is correct for the MVP front. Thanks!

    <edit> Actually after reading how many of these are being broken and lost then sleeping on it I'm wondering about a more durable replacement. I stopped by a local hardware store this morning and picked up some #18 x 3/4" brass escutcheon pins. I turned the head down on one to approximately the diameter of the outside of the loop that normally holds the fiber, then flattened and polished the head, touched it with a bit of clear fingernail polish to prevent tarnish, then put it in place with a bit of Black Max to hold it. Sighting through the rear ghost ring looks pretty good at first glance. After trying it a bit if I decide I like it I may take it back out and have a local jeweler gold plate the head then blacken the shaft. </edit>

    <edit2> To answer the original question, calipers put the fiber at .058 so .060 is probably the correct size faber in "standardized" terms. </edit2>
  18. Sanford New Member

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    Bipod and Sling mounting. Inside the polymer stock a couple of inches back from the front sling mount stud is a round plastic knob that appears to match an injection port or some such when the stocks were being formed. It's a near enough match to the reinforcement for the factory stud that I drilled it and put an additional screw-type swivel in it. Now I have the ability to quickly mount a bipod on the original front stud, when desired, using the newly-installed rear stud for the sling.

    A generic Butler Creek QD stud was just perfect for the purpose.
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  19. jason.hayes3 JAFO

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    Is there any options out on the market to lighten up the LR stock for the 308?
  20. Intel6 Member

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    Did X caliber barrels stop making barrels for the MVP?

    I could have sworn they had the option for MVP barrels listed on their site but now they don't have any listings for them?

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