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Old 04-23-2014, 07:08 PM
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Action to use on new .270wby cal Custom Build

Building a hunting rifle and need to decide on an action. Not worried about money....just want the best. Thoughts or advice???
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Old 04-23-2014, 07:45 PM
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Re: Action to use on new .270wby cal Custom Build

Why not build a 7mm Wby? Same case, with heavier and higher BC bullets.

Any magnum long action will work. Your best bet if you plan on going really custom is a Remington 700. It has the largest aftermarket following.
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Old 04-23-2014, 08:29 PM
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Re: Action to use on new .270wby cal Custom Build

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Why not build a 7mm Wby? Same case, with heavier and higher BC bullets.

Any magnum long action will work. Your best bet if you plan on going really custom is a Remington 700. It has the largest aftermarket following.
or stay with the 270 and run the 165gr matrix bullets with their .650BC instead
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or stay with the 270 and run the 165gr matrix bullets with their .650BC instead
Whatever, just offering him another option...

The 7mm 180 Hybrids have a .674 BC, just FYI.
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Old 04-23-2014, 09:00 PM
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Re: Action to use on new .270wby cal Custom Build

It's going to be a .270wby bc of a promise I made to a buddy of mine who passed away. Talking to McWhorter and Beanland now about the build....not sure who to go with yet.
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It's going to be a .270wby bc of a promise I made to a buddy of mine who passed away. Talking to McWhorter and Beanland now about the build....not sure who to go with yet.
That's mighty honorable of you and that promise to a dear friend trumps everything.
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Old 04-23-2014, 09:56 PM
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Re: Action to use on new .270wby cal Custom Build

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It's going to be a .270wby bc of a promise I made to a buddy of mine who passed away. Talking to McWhorter and Beanland now about the build....not sure who to go with yet.
I called McWhorter yesterday and they really acted like they were above working on a rifle. He even told me they "didn't have time to rebarrel my Accumark to 6.5 Wby", and that they "only have time to build their own rifles from scratch and no longer work on anyone else's guns, unless they're ordering a new complete rifle from them."

That right there pissed me off. Screw McWhorter if they think they're above working on guns that already exist. My money's green like everyone else's...

Sorry, just figured yall might want to know that tidbit he told me yesterday on the phone.
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