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Old 07-19-2011, 07:26 PM
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Re: Howa Rifles

i have friend that built a 7mmRUM on a 338 win gun.had the mag.lengthen ,the gun is about 16 pound,and he has no trouble,and is very happy.george
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Old 07-19-2011, 07:34 PM
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Not very helpful but thanks.
Both my Rifles are Howa 1500's. Trust me when I tell you that you will not find a factory rifle at the same price point that shoots as good. The new ones even have two stage triggers in them now and the .308 has a 10 twist barrel. If you want to out shoot a Howa you better have deep pockets.
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.308 Howa 1500, varmint supreme. 24" .820 barrel, Roedale precision brake.
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Old 07-19-2011, 07:40 PM
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Re: Howa Rifles

Lol so many preferences thanks you all for the information
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Re: Howa Rifles

Montoure county rifles(Kevin Cram) 300 win mag, barrel paint by me, extended mag box by Kirby Allen, action is a HOWA and its awsome I could not be more pleased. I like the HOWA more than any other rifle I have. I has alot going for it intagrated recoil lug fluted bolt, great trigger and lots of aftermarket support. I shoot VLDs from the mag but that can only be done with the mag box conversion.
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Old 07-20-2011, 05:40 PM
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did you build it or someone else?
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Old 07-20-2011, 05:59 PM
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Re: Howa Rifles

Howas are great rifles, I have no problems working on them. They have a shorter mag then what is ideal for a Rum or Edge though.
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Montoure county rifles(Kevin Cram) 300 win mag, barrel paint by me, extended mag box by Kirby Allen, action is a HOWA and its awsome I could not be more pleased. I like the HOWA more than any other rifle I have. I has alot going for it intagrated recoil lug fluted bolt, great trigger and lots of aftermarket support. I shoot VLDs from the mag but that can only be done with the mag box conversion.
I have the same Roedale brake on my .308. When I squeeze the trigger the gun literally doesn't move. How is it on that big magnum
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