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300 RUM on Savage Magnum bolt face?

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Unread 02-01-2011, 10:56 AM
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300 RUM on Savage Magnum bolt face?

I got a 111 Long Range Hunter in 7mm Rem Mag, and although I haven't shot it yet, I've already started to wonder what I can do with it later on down the road. I love the platform as a "walking around" long range rifle, and the Savage magnum contour barrel has a surprising amount of heft to it. I know I could buy a new barrel in 7mm STW, 300 Win, or 300 Wby, but what about 300 RUM? I saw that the base diameter was .534, and the 7mm Mag and all above magnums are at .532. Would I need a new bolt face or have my current bolt face opened up? I was under the impression that there is only one "magnum" bolt face, but am concerned about the .002 discrepancy in base diameters. Any insight is appreciated!
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    Unread 02-01-2011, 11:35 AM
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    Re: 300 RUM on Savage Magnum bolt face?

    The interchangable Savage Magnum bolthead fits all the WSM, Rum and standard belted magnum cartridges.

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    Re: 300 RUM on Savage Magnum bolt face?

    Every magnum cartridge will fit that bolt face except the ones base on the 338 lapua and 378wby/416rigby, even though they may vary from .531-.535 only difference in the wsm's and ultra mags is there not belted.
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    Re: 300 RUM on Savage Magnum bolt face?

    Thanks guys!
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