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divarty 01-25-2012 08:29 PM

Re-chambering for my Savage 110
Just picked up an older Savage 110 for 200 bucks. This action does not have the accu-trigger but for the price, it can't be beat. This is my newest project gun and I am looking for suggestions on what to rechamber this long action rifle in. I currently have 2-.270 Win. and a .30-06 Ack Imp based on a CZ Mauser action.

Come on guys, throw those suggestions out.

I have thoughts for a .25-06 or a .338-06.

What do you have for me.

jpattersonnh 01-25-2012 09:19 PM

What caliber is it?

divarty 01-26-2012 01:26 PM

the 110 that I am looking to modify is currently a .270 Win. I don't really need a third one.

Any suggestions for the LA? I will gladly taken them.

Axxe55 01-26-2012 01:44 PM


Originally Posted by divarty (Post 689920)
the 110 that I am looking to modify is currently a .270 Win. I don't really need a third one.

Any suggestions for the LA? I will gladly taken them.

i would suggest the 25-06, because it's a LA caliber like the 270 and the bolt face size is the same also. i have been a fan of the 25-06 for many years, and it's one of my favorite calibers.

cottontop 01-26-2012 02:53 PM

You do realize that you cannot "rechamber" this gun, but will have to re-barrel it? The choice is yours. You have hundreds of choices.

hardluk1 01-26-2012 04:36 PM

I would bet thats what he ment to say.

Guess you want one of the ready to go barrels ?? Not a full on custom barrel? 35 whelen would be a fine rifle. ammo is readily avalible. The 338-06 is coooostly and a reloaders round. 35 whenlen barrels are easly to buy to from adams & bennet for a cheap one to shilen for better barrel and mc gowen for even better.

cbibb 01-26-2012 08:08 PM

go to sharpshooter supply and look at there selection of barrels and triggers and stock moneys the limit and these guys specialize in savages and are good as a matter of fact they do proto type work for savage last project that i saw was a 22lr action out of a 10 action this was very cool 12 and 6 oclock firing pins cone breach so you can set head space for any 22 ammo and a 10rd mag or single shot this thing shot like a dream good luck but you might want to think about a 6.5x55 very good cartridge

dteed4094 01-28-2012 01:12 AM

25.06 is too much like 270. I would go down to 22-250 for varmits.

willfully armed 01-28-2012 01:23 AM

6mm-06. Talk about a can of whoop-ass for deer and yotes.

divarty 01-31-2012 03:27 AM

Been doing some looking around on Sharpshooter's supply as well as E. R. Shaw and for ideas. Two different schools of thought. 35 Whelen Ackley Improved or 6mm-06 Ackley improved. has anyone out there shot either of these two improved rounds or have data for them?

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