Model 70 rebuilt with pacnor 26 supermatch SS barrel, classic laminated stock inletted & glass bedded with decelerator pad and timney at 2 3/4Lbs.
Break in was as specified by Pacnor. shoot1/cleanx10, then shoot3/cleanx10, now I'm up to shoot5/clean while working up a load. Cleaning has been strictly with mops & patches. This barrel may never see a brush, nor need one.
I'm planning to test the 140 & 160 gr Accubonds as well as 150 ballistic & e-tips. I'm able to reach the rifling with these bullets in short action magazine. I think Pac-nor reamed it with a short leade. Those guys are great.
I'm not so sure about the 168gr bergers & A-max. Can I even seat them to fit the mag, without seating past the bullet shank? Maybe someone with a winchester wsm action has tried this already?
I'm planning to restrict powders to H1000, H4831 SC, and H4350, unless they absolutely won't work, then I'll try magpro, RL19, and/or RL22.
Initial test loads for this weekend are 140's touching lands, with H4831sc, working up to Nosler's max. We'll see...