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Old 03-09-2013, 06:48 PM
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Re: Help me decide caliber for new build

I was reading up on the dakota and it read that the dakota takes a bigger bolt face than a standard magnum. Is that true?
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Old 03-09-2013, 07:11 PM
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Re: Help me decide caliber for new build

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I was reading up on the dakota and it read that the dakota takes a bigger bolt face than a standard magnum. Is that true?
No , it doesn't. The spec rim diameter is .545. I have some 300 Dakota brass and the actual rim diameter of this brass is about .540-.542

I have heard that some people have their bolt face opened up slightly, but this brass fit's any of my std mag bolt faces.
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Old 03-10-2013, 11:39 AM
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No , it doesn't. The spec rim diameter is .545. I have some 300 Dakota brass and the actual rim diameter of this brass is about .540-.542

I have heard that some people have their bolt face opened up slightly, but this brass fit's any of my std mag bolt faces.

Thanks for the info. Looks like I'll start getting parts together.
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