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Posted in thread: Long Range Build Help?? on 09-12-2015 at 05:02 AM
The idea of starting with a Remington in 308 is not a bad one. In fact, I think it is one of
the best choices to start. The rifle is inexpensive and performance is likely to be very good.
The action a...
Posted in thread: Model 700 action question on 08-30-2015 at 08:36 PM
There are two camming surfaces involved. The closing cam or ramps are machined into the locking
lug seats. The extraction cam is machined into the rear of the receiver bridge and the root of
the bolt ...
Posted in thread: 6.5x55 to 6.5-06 on 07-13-2015 at 10:00 PM
Depends entirely on what model of rifle you have in 6.5x55. I do not consider the Swedish
Mauser to be suitable for conversion to 6.5-06. Any 98 Mauser or commercial action would be
OK.I also don't co...
Posted in thread: Accuracy pursuit on 05-15-2015 at 05:35 PM
If a 308 does not shoot well using 41 of 4895 and a 168 Sierra, there is something wrong with
the rifle. Can I assume the stock is properly bedded? GD
Posted in thread: Rechamber a .223 to 5.56 on 02-16-2015 at 07:12 PM
Look up the chamber specs and you will see there is really not enough difference to matter. GD
Posted in thread: How hard is it to find .30-40 Krag ammo? on 02-16-2015 at 07:08 PM
Of course you are really thinking of an 1895 Wichester or the 1885 single shot; not the 1892.
The 30/40 is a favorite of mine and I have a few of them. I pick up brass or ammo whenever I
see it and ha...
Posted in thread: Why do Idiot's buy 338 Lapua Magnums? on 02-16-2015 at 07:04 PM
A lot of people forget (if they ever knew) that the 338 Lapua was originally introduced, not as
a long range sniper round, but as a big game hunting cartridge. The first rifle I handled was a
Posted in thread: Remington 700 and Winchester 70(Pre '64):What are Pros & Contros? on 12-22-2014 at 11:11 PM
With such a generous budget, you can build whatever you want. Contact a gunmaker who builds the
type of rifle which interests you and see what you can come up with. There are a number of
builders who ...
Posted in thread: Remington 700 and Winchester 70(Pre '64):What are Pros & Contros? on 12-22-2014 at 05:44 PM
If I was after an accurate rifle and wanted tobuild close to the "tactical" type, I would use a
Remington or better yet, a Remington clone from one of the good custom shops (Stiller, Defiance
etc.) I ...
Posted in thread: Remington 700 and Winchester 70(Pre '64):What are Pros & Contros? on 12-18-2014 at 11:37 PM
Look, the reality is that either action will work quite well to build a decent 1000 yd capable
rifle and for a lot less money than is being mentioned here. I have good long range rifles
built on Remin...