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Old 12-27-2011, 09:57 PM
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What to do??

I have an older rem700 in 30-06 and want to get some opinions on what to do with it (sell it? or keep it?). It has a internal mag and i believe it is pre-jlock.It has the two screws on the left rear of the action. Should I send it off to become a 6.5-284 or dump it to a friend and get a more modern action? TIA
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Old 12-28-2011, 02:09 AM
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Re: What to do??

It's a great action to build on so I'd keep it. It's a natural choice for either the 6.5x284 or 6.5x06, .260, or any number of great medium calibers.
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Old 12-28-2011, 09:26 AM
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Re: What to do??

my two 6.5-284 on rem 700 actions are awesome
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Old 12-28-2011, 10:56 AM
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Re: What to do??

I wouldn't do a 6.5-284 on anything BUT a long action. Rock on!
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Old 12-29-2011, 10:17 PM
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Re: What to do??

Well I talked with a local smith today, and I think its a go with the 6.5-284 on 700 long action. He also spoke very highly of the 260rem and said I could build this on a short action and still shoot 140class bullets as a repeater.
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Old 12-29-2011, 10:48 PM
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Re: What to do??

I'd shoot it, and if it's accurate at all I'd leave it alone. But that's just me.

Since that's not the "in" thing to do on this site and the 30-06 is definitely not an "in" caliber here I suspect that won't happen.

Either way, have fun with it!
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