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Anyone use a 8mm/RUM or 8mm/378 WBY

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Unread 11-05-2008, 05:27 PM
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Re: Anyone use a 8mm/RUM or 8mm/378 WBY

I agree w/ Tyler, shoot the 300. If you have not shot one of these large rifles before, it will give you a warm fuzzy feeling and you will just have to grin.

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    Unread 11-06-2008, 05:22 AM
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    Re: Anyone use a 8mm/RUM or 8mm/378 WBY

    Use the Smilies to the right of the reply box. The ones down at the bottom are to put an icon next to your post.


    So you guys think it would be worth trading the .325 WSM ? I cant have both, so says the Fiancee` since we are getting married in May. The Savage model 14 American Classic is a great looking gun, I hate to see it go. BUT, I do love my .300 Win Mag Ruger, and can only imagine how much fun the RUM's are.
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    Unread 11-06-2008, 08:26 AM
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    The recoil is going to be fierce unless you have a brake. Definetly make sure your scope has a fair amount of eye relief. Other than that, go for it!
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    Unread 11-06-2008, 09:03 AM
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    Re: Anyone use a 8mm/RUM or 8mm/378 WBY

    Ditto...on what Tyler says.

    Definitely invest in a good muzzle-brake!!!

    Who knows...you might even want to re-barrel it later, to a .338 RUM........or a .338 Edge!!!

    Whoo-hoo!!!

    Talk about a shoulder-killer!!!
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    Unread 11-06-2008, 03:06 PM
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    Went to look at that .300 RUM. Its not in the greatest of condition. Wood shows wear, and there is some slight rust in a few places. But it has the engraved reciever and floorplate, which I dont care for. Had a front sight on it, and someone put brass screws in the holes. Also has a Bushnell Banner scope on it.

    He was wanting my Savage and some cash, but I dont see us agreeing there. My Savage is in 99% condition, with only a slight bit of rust on the front of the bolt. We'll see what happens I guess. I may just find me a Remington 700 action and start from there.
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    Tang...

    I don't know what to tell you???

    It's your call...

    If it were me...and It wasn't 100% what you are looking for...then I wouldn't trade.

    I'd hold-on to that Savage until you found one that you REALLY like, and think it's worth trading for.

    I've learned one thing about buying and trading guns...NEVER get in too big of a hurry about buying one...and NEVER make a rash decesion!!!

    However, that's my advice...

    Take it how you will...but in the end, it's your decision.
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    Unread 11-06-2008, 06:48 PM
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    Re: Anyone use a 8mm/RUM or 8mm/378 WBY

    If I dont get the RUM, or find me an STW, I may just rebarrel the Savage to 7mm WSM since it is already a short mag rifle. Maybe wild cat a 6mm WSM ???
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