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7STW re-bbl

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Unread 01-10-2010, 04:16 PM
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7STW re-bbl

I have a 7STW with a 23" bbl. Factory Rem bbl with the brake removed and recrowned. I want to rebbl to a different cal. without a belted case if posible.
I know it has the Mag bolt face: so what are my options?
I have 7WSM, 7RM, and 280AI so I don't want a 7mm.
Will a 300 WSM work in a long action rifle?
Use will be for deer and hogs across large fields, ranges to 600yds+.

Coach
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    Unread 01-10-2010, 04:46 PM
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    Re: 7STW re-bbl

    Another option is to buy an additional bolt from PTG with a .473 bolt face then you can do 25-06, 270, 30-06 and all of the 30-06 based wildcats.
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    Unread 01-10-2010, 05:31 PM
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    Re: 7STW re-bbl

    Now that is what I needed to know.
    Do I need just the bolt frame or a complete bolt?
    This rifle has no j-lock.
    I bought the rifle new when the 7STW first came out, it was extremely loud, so I sent it to Hill Country Rifles and had the brake removed. While there they added a Mcmillan stock and bedded the rifle.
    I want to keep the stock and just rebbl to a different cal.
    The smaller bolt face gives a lot more choices.

    THANKS
    Coach
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    Unread 01-10-2010, 07:51 PM
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    Re: 7STW re-bbl

    Something to consider is the distance between the rec. rails; standard (30-06, etc.) may or may not feed well with the slightly wider rail spacing used by the STW case.

    Try feeding some empty cases from the magazine to determine if you have a problem.....

    Jim
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    Re: 7STW re-bbl

    Will you sale your 7 MM STW Barrel?
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