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Old 10-12-2013, 06:18 AM
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338 edge build

I am considering having a 338 edge built out of a mark V action.
The magazine is 3.750 and was wondering if they make a longer one?
Would also like to know if Mc Millan stock is the way to go. They seem on the high price side but want a good rifle.
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Old 10-12-2013, 10:00 AM
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Re: 338 edge build

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I am considering having a 338 edge built out of a mark V action.
The magazine is 3.750 and was wondering if they make a longer one?
Would also like to know if Mc Millan stock is the way to go. They seem on the high price side but want a good rifle.
I am building a 338 Edge from a German Mark V.

Bottom metal from: Weatherby DBM Mark V
Bell and Carlson Tactical Medalist stock.
Bartlien barrel

Check this also: Weatherby Magnum action options
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Old 10-12-2013, 01:30 PM
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Re: 338 edge build

are the mags longer than the box magazines?
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Old 10-13-2013, 01:54 AM
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Re: 338 edge build

I have dummy rounds at 3.75 and they fit.

I'd like longer but don't know how bullets will seat yet.

I have the reamer.
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Old 10-13-2013, 06:01 PM
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Re: 338 edge build

That should leave roughly .900 of bullet left sticking out if you want them to feed through the magazine.
Single shot with the cutaway on the Mark V action you could load them alot longer
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