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Old 04-29-2014, 06:31 PM
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Re: 25-06 or ??

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Back to the OP, did you decide on either one? Were it me, I'd get the 25/06. If nothing else, it's a lot less expensive to reload in the long run and the versatility is outrageous! Not to mention the availability of over the counter options.
Yep....I can buy a bag of 100 same lot matching headstamp .270 Win brass for $25. And a box of 20 .257 Wby brass will cost you near $75.00.

I bought a bunch of factory .257 Wby ammo when I bought my rifle new, so I have a nice stockpile of it. If you don't want to spend a metric crap-ton of money on factory ammo or brass, don't get a .257 Wby.
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Old 04-29-2014, 09:56 PM
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I wish I could find a 2506 barrel
Uhh this is really easy. Well I should say that finding a 25 cal barrel is easy, finding one prechambered won't be. If you are open to contours they are out there and easy to find. Lilja and Brunos have barrels in stock in a #3 and #4 contour.
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Old 04-29-2014, 10:25 PM
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Re: 25-06 or ??

Here's a .25-06 barrel for a good price.

http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item...d=251516066448
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Old 04-30-2014, 12:04 PM
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Re: 25-06 or ??

I'm going with the Sendero special. .for two reasons ..One its a Sendero special. ..Two .I can use it for a lot more then just to hunt big game...and I like muds comment about it being open up to 25-06AI.. Thank you for all the comments. .!!!
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I'm going with the Sendero special. .for two reasons ..One its a Sendero special. ..Two .I can use it for a lot more then just to hunt big game...and I like muds comment about it being open up to 25-06AI.. Thank you for all the comments. .!!!
Great choice!
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Old 05-01-2014, 01:56 AM
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I agree...Great choice indeed!

Here's a few pics of my Sendero SF .25-06 AI. I found a vintage BDL stock for sale at a store about 100 miles away when walking through one day. I called them a year later and they still had it! Picked it up for $75. Had the smith open up the barrel channel to float the Sendero barrel, and glass bedded the action. It's a shooter. And I think it looks pretty classy, too. You would never guess that I pieced that entire "Sendero SF" together from the action up...


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Old 05-01-2014, 08:57 AM
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Re: 25-06 or ??

Hey mud ..who would I turn to for good AI dies? ..I have all RCBS do they make them also?
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