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300 WSM-Stiller, Surgeon, Defiance, or Badger?

 
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Old 04-21-2013, 10:31 PM
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Re: 300 WSM-Stiller, Surgeon, Defiance, or Badger?

Of all the rifles we have the most finicky and biggest pain to load single rounds into is the Model 70's, all the others I can throw a round down the tube and fire no issues and I don't have to mash every round into the mag and feed from it.

Don't understand the whole bending recoil lugs and action twisting out of the bedding, I shoot as big a rounds and bullets as you can in a Remington or Savage and I haven't had a bent recoil lug or had an action move when properly bedded nor have I ever seen anyone bring it up as if it's a plague other than Bart.
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Old 04-22-2013, 01:18 AM
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Re: 300 WSM-Stiller, Surgeon, Defiance, or Badger?

As long as the action is true and strong it really doesn't matter.
Concern yourself with the best gunsmiths and forget barrels and actions.

Remington is my choice because I have spent 4 decades behind a 700 trigger and you can make a 700 whatever you want with the bazillion parts available.

Of the custom actions Stiller gets my vote.
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Old 04-22-2013, 10:39 AM
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Re: 300 WSM-Stiller, Surgeon, Defiance, or Badger?

Thank you everyone for your opinions, supporting evidence, and humor. My dick is the largest. Now lets let this thread die.
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