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Old 12-05-2013, 09:36 PM
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760 make-over

I am looking to have a 760 gamemaster rebarreled for bear hunting. i was thinking .338 federal or .358 winchester. what is everyones thoughts? how is recoil compared to a .30-06 or .300 win mag. any input is appreciated. thank you
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Old 12-06-2013, 06:29 AM
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Re: 760 make-over

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I am looking to have a 760 gamemaster rebarreled for bear hunting. i was thinking .338 federal or .358 winchester. what is everyones thoughts? how is recoil compared to a .30-06 or .300 win mag. any input is appreciated. thank you
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Old 12-06-2013, 10:23 AM
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Re: 760 make-over

Just a bit of information for you to chew on. The Rem 760 & 742 has been out of production for quite a while and NO SPARE PARTS ARE AVAILABLE. If you break something it becomes a wall hanger. I suggest you find you a 7600 if you want a pump rifle.
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Old 12-06-2013, 11:31 AM
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Re: 760 make-over

The 7600 was made in 35 Whelen, if you can find one that might be a way to go.
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