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Old 05-26-2010, 11:27 PM
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Turning my TOZ into Super TOZ-78-01



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Well I have been tunning on my TOZ or you could say personalizing it.
Was going to shorten the barrel down to 16.5-17" but I wanted to slug the bore first.
I had my machinist friend make me a simple bore guide out of aluminum and it turned out very good.
So on with the bore slugging & I found that there is a choke where they put on the front sight band...so I am not going to shorten the barrel...oh well.
My TOZ does indeed have a LH twist rifled barrel. (anybody have LH barrel twist wind charts)


But in this picture you can see the alum. bore guide with most of my cleaning supplies.


I have a .17 cal rod with a .22 cal. jag adapter in the bore in the picture.
Can use a .22 cal rod but must break the action down & remove the ejector plate.
The next thing I done was disassemble the complete receiver & bolt, cleaned & de-oiled everything.
Then got all my wet dry sand paper out & my Dremel with the rubber abrasive bit.
De-burred & knocked down any Sharp edges, then I sand papered all the metal to metal wear areas....like 320,400,600,1200 then down to 1500 grit paper for the final finish
After all that I put the action all together now its time for the JB bore paste...smered all over all the working bolt parts & inside of the receiver.



My bolt was just fine with the bolt lift up & down but just OK forewords & back so I did most of the work there....forwords & back 75-100 times.
Then its time take every thing apart & give all the parts a very good cleaning.
See all clean.



Everything is re-oiled & greased.....nice & slick now...
One more thing is I polished 1 of the sear levers to get rid of the grainy creep. She has a very nice trigger.


My extractor claws need a little tune up but I couldn't get the pins out...will work on that down the road.
Now I get a little carried away with my tune ups ....but is fun to do & very rewarding with the bolt cycling.
Ya never know when you get in a fire fight with some squirrels in the woods.
I did this exact thing to both of my 2 CZ's ....they needed it very bad & can cycle the bolts with two fingers now.
Also did some JB bore treatment to my CM-2's cocking cams.
I will work on the stock a bit later down the road...just going to take my time.
Ya know shoot a little then tune a little.

Swiss

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Old 05-27-2010, 08:25 PM
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Looks nice. I will have to try your bolt trick on mine as my bolt is very stiff. Good writeup.
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Old 05-27-2010, 10:10 PM
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Nice work! I did the same thing with my CM-2 bolt but went from 600 to 2000 grit paper and then JB'd the dickens out of it. If feels and sounds glassy.
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Old 05-27-2010, 10:21 PM
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What do ya think Charlotte....a person could skip the wet dry sand paper
and go wright for the JB bore paste ???
All this helps you to bond with your rifle too....LOL

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Old 05-28-2010, 12:16 AM
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Very nice. How'd it shoot before the tuning (I'm sure we'll hear about the after results soon).

I've been looking at a 78-04 for my son, they are very reasonably priced.

Nice work, makes me wanna try . . .
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Old 05-28-2010, 08:28 AM
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Very nice. How'd it shoot before the tuning (I'm sure we'll hear about the after results soon).

I've been looking at a 78-04 for my son, they are very reasonably priced.

Nice work, makes me wanna try . . .
https://www.rimfirecentral.com/forums...d.php?t=339743
The TOZ -78-01 or any TOZ-78- series would make a very nice rifle for your son.
What I am going to do to my TOZ will not make it more accurate but will make it more fun to shoot. The rifle is very accurate so far...
I wouldn't have to do a thing to this rifle & would be a very nice hunting rifle now.
I am just fine tuning the rifle....

Swiss

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Old 05-28-2010, 08:49 AM
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Swiss, I did only the JB on two of my CZ's and the improvement was slower to achieve and not quite as slick as using wet dry paper first. I guess your drift was to suggest that others might feel squeamish about removing too much metal from the bolt and that they could skip the paper. The idea is that polishing is what you are after. JB is pretty safe.
I have to agree with you on it being a bonding process with the rifle and making it feel distinctly yours.
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