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Anyone got a 7mm-06?

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Unread 09-17-2009, 05:39 AM
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Anyone got a 7mm-06?


I was just wondering if anyone got or has used a necked down 3006 to 7mm?

I see more and more around my parts that the 7mm-08 is beginning to become more and more popular.

Just thinking a 3006 shooting 7mm 168 bergers wouldn be that bad

I know a few that has 6,5-06 and its a nice round aswell.
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Unread 09-17-2009, 05:48 AM
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Re: Anyone got a 7mm-06?

One of the main reasons you don't see that caliber is there is already one made. The 280 Reminton and 280 Ackley Improved are the equivelant to the 7mm-06. Take a look at those calibers and their info and you will see what I mean.

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Unread 09-17-2009, 07:01 AM
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Re: Anyone got a 7mm-06?

liltank is correct, but there would be one advantage to a 7mm/06 over the .280, lapua brass without fire forming. The .280 case is a tad longer than the 06 case.
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Unread 09-17-2009, 12:30 PM
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Re: Anyone got a 7mm-06?

Remington moved the shoulder forward on the 280 Remington as compared to the 270 and 30-06 I believe as a safety precaution. It prevents the 280 from being chambered and fired in a 270.
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