Re: 7mm STW Brotherhood - For those who shoot the 7mm Shooting Times Westerner
Hello to all,
My first post after "lurking" for awhile. I am a 7STW owner/shooter since 1992. Mine was built pretty much to specs from Layne Simpson's ST article. Rem 700 action, 26" Douglas stainless steel air gauged barrel, 1/10 twist. McMillan stock, now wearing a 2.5x10 Zeiss Diavari in Warne QD rings, Weaver two piece mounts. Have added a Jewell trigger and aftermarket firing pin assembly. I shoot Nosler 140 gr BT on top of a "pile" of H1000 @ 3425fps.....3/4" @ 100 yds and a bunch of whitetails over the years. My other load and one that the rifle does really well with is 160 gr Nosler AB over RL 25....essentially one ragged hole if I don't get nervous and "jank" one!!:-). No chrono numbers yet, Chrony is disabled, but that's another story!! Used this combo on a moose hunt in AK in 2012.
Anyhow, longer post than I expected...glad to be here, lots of information regarding one helluva fantastic cartridge!. Will post pic when I figure out how..