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Old 10-20-2012, 10:25 PM
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Help with a 7mm build

I recently inherited a model 70 in 270wsm. I recently sold a 280ai, and have been kicking myself since. My question is, should I sell 270wsm and look for a LA to build, or convert 270wsm into something like 7wsm or another 7mm flavor?

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Old 10-21-2012, 06:39 AM
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Re: Help with a 7mm build

I think you would be better off to sell and start with a ling sction. That will help with some feeding issues you may have on the longer bullets of the 7mm. The 280 AI is a very good round. Dan
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Re: Help with a 7mm build

I think you should give it to me to make that decision for you! I think your on the right track, though don't count the 270WSM out. It seems to be a caliber that defies all odds. I would suggest putting some study time in on the 270WSM before you go changing anything. Just a thought.
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Old 10-21-2012, 09:34 AM
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Re: Help with a 7mm build

If you inherited it, I woudl keep it. I would even keep it as a .270 WSM (and I am not a fan of anything .277, dont know why).

If you must ahve a 7mm go for a .284 win on that action, or a 7 SAUM.
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+ 1 for the 7 SAUM

if you just don't want to stay 270WSM
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Old 10-21-2012, 11:39 AM
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Re: Help with a 7mm build

Rebarrel to a 7WSM AI.
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Old 10-21-2012, 02:14 PM
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Re: Help with a 7mm build

The rifle wasn't inherited from anyone close to me so I have no attachment. I don't want anything in 270 just because I like the bullet options of the 7mm better. I want to do something custom but be somewhat efficient with the round and simplify the reload process to a reasonable task.
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