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Old 09-11-2012, 05:11 PM
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first rifle build

Well im gonna build my first rifle gonna start with a stiller predator action and a krieger or heart barrel 26" #5 contour fluted jewel trigger and an H&S stock as far as cal. leaning towards the 270 weatherby mag or maybe a 280 AI so what y'all think any input would be appreciated oh intended use whitetail out to about 500
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Old 09-11-2012, 05:20 PM
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Well im gonna build my first rifle gonna start with a stiller predator action and a krieger or heart barrel 26" #5 contour fluted jewel trigger and an H&S stock as far as cal. leaning towards the 270 weatherby mag or maybe a 280 AI so what y'all think any input would be appreciated oh intended use whitetail out to about 500

Between the two , I would recomend the 280 AI.

Nothing wrong with the 270 WM except the cost of ammo, brass and choice of bullets.

If the 280 is set up right , you can fire form the 280 ammo while hunting. (they are extremely
accurate while fireforming) and then you can up the loads to near 7mm Mag velocities.

The 280 uses a standard bolt face (Actions are easier/cheaper to find).

They are good to 1000 yards on paper and 800 yards on dear size game.

Just my opinion.

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Old 09-11-2012, 05:32 PM
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Re: first rifle build

consider 270wsm? handloads you can push to see good velocities.

just mentioned it since you brought up 270 wby. mag.

just a thought
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Old 09-11-2012, 07:33 PM
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My choice of considering and leaning towards the 270 WM is velocities I plan on using a 130grn ttsx which would require higher velocities at longer ranges
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Old 09-11-2012, 10:06 PM
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Re: first rifle build

Thats the same bullet I'm using in my WinchesterShort Magnum. Its shooting 3255fps (out of a 24" barrel ) on average with no signs of pressure. I know a few here are pushing those pills even faster into the 3300+ range.
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Old 09-12-2012, 10:21 AM
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My choice of considering and leaning towards the 270 WM is velocities I plan on using a 130grn ttsx which would require higher velocities at longer ranges
If velocity is what you want in a 130 or 140grain bullet, go with the 7mm Ultra Mag or the 7 STW
both will push a 140grain bullet over 3500 ft/sec.

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Old 09-18-2012, 11:11 AM
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I can get 3500 fps out of the 270 wthby without the recoil of the rum or stw
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