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7mm STW Brotherhood - For those who shoot the 7mm Shooting Times Westerner

 
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Old 03-14-2012, 08:39 PM
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Re: 7mm STW Brotherhood - For those who shoot the 7mm Shooting Times Westerner

I found my 7 STW in gun shop this last fall. (Sorry to those who have heard this befor an seen the photos on other threads.) It is some what of a mystery as I don't know who built it or the barrel make. However here are the other specs:

Remington 700 BDL built in 1962 first year 700 with a 5 didgit serial #. It has a 27" Sendero contour barrel (1-9" twist) with a Stainless Vias brake installed. It has been completely blue printed and the metal work and blueing is flawless. It was in it's origional stock, but now wears a H-S Precision Old style Sendero Stock and just got new bottom metal.

It's now wearing a V-XIII 6.5-20x 50mm Leupold scope with Warne Maxima rings and bases..

This is the Rifle as I recieved it, It hadn't been fired in at least 10 years and bore is perfect.

7mm STW Brotherhood - For those who shoot the 7mm Shooting Times Westerner-dans-guns-ii-002.jpg

This is what it looks like now:

7mm STW Brotherhood - For those who shoot the 7mm Shooting Times Westerner-7-stw-2.jpg

I'm working on loads specifically geared around the 180g Berger VLD using Either Hodgdon's US869 or Retumbo.

I haven't had the opportunity to shoot the test loads yet.

I have shot 160g Sierra Gamekings pushed by IMR7828 and they shot aound 3/4" It should do well.

Dan
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Old 03-14-2012, 09:01 PM
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Re: 7mm STW Brotherhood - For those who shoot the 7mm Shooting Times Westerner

Great reads! I am currently in the process of a budget STW build off a savage action, broughton barrel, rifle basix, and b&c. Going to be a mid weight elk rifle but if it shoots as good as my smith makes my other long guns shoot......... I may be spending more time behind it.
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Old 03-14-2012, 09:10 PM
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Re: 7mm STW Brotherhood - For those who shoot the 7mm Shooting Times Westerner

It's nice to pick up a rifle that shoots pretty good from the start, it will get better I'm sure.
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Old 03-15-2012, 08:40 PM
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Re: 7mm STW Brotherhood - For those who shoot the 7mm Shooting Times Westerner

Here's the updated list, I need a few zip codes. Please send a pm.

I'll update by pm tomorrow with final cost before I place the order. It looks like we will stay at .72 cents, I had to get to 4000 cases to get to .70 cents.

lloydsmale 100 49862
wapitiBob 150 97701
Fred Ea 900 36108
Dano1 100 83404
Black67 100 44215
Sackett 100 ?
tayhot 200 ?
Freebie ? ?
Sleepy Time 100 71303
etisll40 400 me 14450

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Old 03-15-2012, 08:47 PM
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Re: 7mm STW Brotherhood - For those who shoot the 7mm Shooting Times Westerner

Ed,

Check you PM, I need 100 cases as well.....

thanks,

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Old 03-16-2012, 10:17 AM
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Re: 7mm STW Brotherhood - For those who shoot the 7mm Shooting Times Westerner

I am in if it is not too late. PM inbound
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Old 03-16-2012, 11:47 AM
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Re: 7mm STW Brotherhood - For those who shoot the 7mm Shooting Times Westerner

I can't say enough good things about the STW.
For my needs and wants its the perfect Seven.

Here's a stock Rem 700 SPS chambered in 7STW, only mods are a Wyatts box so I can shoot VLD's and a 700 Ti stock I painted. Rifle weighs just a hair over 8 lbs. 4.5x14 LR mounted.

I was lucky and found 500 pcs of Winchester brass for it. And no, none of its for sale!




168's at 3,200 RS Magnum is a great accuracy powder for this cartridge.
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