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Old 11-14-2013, 09:33 AM
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So your telling me that I can simply buy a new Sendero in 300 Win Mag and have it rechambered in 300 WBY? That simple? That may be the answer because I also really like the Sendero SSII.
Yep, it's that simple.
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Old 11-14-2013, 09:35 AM
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You might want to check out the cost of rechambering and remarking the barrel. A bit of Google searching shows that it's about $150 and up if you believe posted prices.

$1200 new for a Sendero vs $1500 for a new Accumark. That gives you a $300 cushion which goes down to under $150 with rechambering, but after a while when the price becomes that close you have to ask yourself which one you really want.

For the price difference I'd take the Accumark with the shorter bolt throw and stronger action, but that's me.
Where you finding new Accumarks for $1,500? I paid that for mine 5 years ago...Retail was only $1,800 back then. Retail is now $2,200-2,300 and even my local store (where I bought mine) now sells them for $1,899-1.999...

And yes, the Senderos are worth every penny. And it shouldn't cost $150 just to recut the chamber, unless the smith removes the barrel... And if he removes the barrel, you might as well have him true the action and barrel's shoulder lug and then rechamber and put it all back together. Then you'd have a 100% trued up Sendero, and you should be shooting 1 hole groups in your new .300 Wby Sendero SFII for under $1,500.
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Old 11-14-2013, 10:27 AM
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Now I have something else to consider. Doug, my friend and fan of the 30-378 informed me that Remington used to make a .300 WBY in the 700. I'm suffering from too much info. I should just buy the damn gun! I've shouldered it, like the feel of it, like the looks. Now I just need to make time and go out and shoot it!
Rem Classic think is was 1989 was chambered for the 300WBY. When I first moved to Co I had 7mag also factory 7Wby that I special ordered when I lived in Ca.

I haven't kept up with all the models Rem makes.

Wby custom shop is offering Kreiger barrels

Custom-Cut Rifled Barrels | Weatherby.com

I forgot to mention I'm rifle hunter first but started bowing hunting 2011

Well good luck
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Re: 300 weatherby Accumark

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Where you finding new Accumarks for $1,500? I paid that for mine 5 years ago...Retail was only $1,800 back then. Retail is now $2,200-2,300 and even my local store (where I bought mine) now sells them for $1,899-1.999...
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And yes, the Senderos are worth every penny. And it shouldn't cost $150 just to recut the chamber, unless the smith removes the barrel... And if he removes the barrel, you might as well have him true the action and barrel's shoulder lug and then rechamber and put it all back together. Then you'd have a 100% trued up Sendero, and you should be shooting 1 hole groups in your new .300 Wby Sendero SFII for under $1,500.
I just Googled the cost of rechambering, and $150 was the common baseline cost. You're welcome to try that too.

I also own a Sendero and an Accumark. They each have their benefits, but if I'm wanting a 300 Weatherby in a heavy rifle it'll be in an Accumark. I generally prefer Mark V's over Rem 700s every day, but again that's just me.
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Re: 300 weatherby Accumark

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Where you finding new Accumarks for $1,500? I paid that for mine 5 years ago...Retail was only $1,800 back then. Retail is now $2,200-2,300 and even my local store (where I bought mine) now sells them for $1,899-1.999...

And yes, the Senderos are worth every penny. And it shouldn't cost $150 just to recut the chamber, unless the smith removes the barrel... And if he removes the barrel, you might as well have him true the action and barrel's shoulder lug and then rechamber and put it all back together. Then you'd have a 100% trued up Sendero, and you should be shooting 1 hole groups in your new .300 Wby Sendero SFII for under $1,500.
That's what I was thinking. If you are going to rechamber it get it trued at the same time and have a laser.

Of course for the same money one could just buy a new 300 Rum Sendero and have it trued or for a bit less pick one up slightly used.

Let's face it when you get into the super magnums when you find them used it's usually not because they didn't shoot well or because they are worn out it's because the owner decided he couldn't live with the recoil, and/or didn't want to lug that heavy of a rifle around in the boonies.

Damned few people will ever get the value of the big magnums anyhow since they won't shoot at ranges where there's any significance in the capabilities of going with anything bigger than a 7 Rem or 300wm and that too adds to why there are so many good deals on low mileage bigger magnums for sale.
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Old 11-14-2013, 05:03 PM
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Re: 300 weatherby Accumark

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That's what I was thinking. If you are going to rechamber it get it trued at the same time and have a laser.

Of course for the same money one could just buy a new 300 Rum Sendero and have it trued or for a bit less pick one up slightly used.

Let's face it when you get into the super magnums when you find them used it's usually not because they didn't shoot well or because they are worn out it's because the owner decided he couldn't live with the recoil, and/or didn't want to lug that heavy of a rifle around in the boonies.

Damned few people will ever get the value of the big magnums anyhow since they won't shoot at ranges where there's any significance in the capabilities of going with anything bigger than a 7 Rem or 300wm and that too adds to why there are so many good deals on low mileage bigger magnums for sale.
And these 2 reasons here are why I scour the local classifieds in my town to find RUM's and WinMag's, STW, etc...Because everyone snatches up the '06's and .270's.....But you throw a RUM in the classifieds for a decent price and she's gonna sit there. Just like I got lucky buying my .338WM, even though I only wanted the action & B&C Medalist stock it was sitting in...$400 was a hell of a deal, and it came with a DNZ Gamereaper mount and a Weaven .44 Mag 4-12 scope that I ended up using the scope on a cheaper rifle that mostly sits in the safe, and am going to be using the lightweight aluminum DNZ mount on the .338 rifle, once I rebarrel it with my new 7mm RemMag barrel.

Essentially the big-bores, large magnums, and ultra-mags sit around the shelves and collect dust. I can usually pick up a nice blued/jeweled or stainless/jewled CDL or SPS for $400-500 and have a great platform to start off with.

Although my next build I will probably end up ordering new recievers from Brownells for my builds, because they are about $500 as well, and I know they're brand new.
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Old 11-14-2013, 09:07 PM
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Re: 300 weatherby Accumark

Well that does open up some possiblities for me. A customer of mine is an excellant gunsmith. Guess I'm gonna have to have a conversation w/ him next time I see him. I also was discussing this option w/ my long range customer who mentioned that he has couple of excellant loads for me to try in .300 Win Mag. He seems to think I'll be very pleased a Sendero in Win Mag especially w/ his loads since they are almost but not quite as fast as factory .300 WBY. If I want the WBY later, then I could have that one chambered by my gunsmith. Would the barrels be interchangeable?
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