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Unread 12-08-2013, 09:13 AM
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Re: largest long action cartridge

Yeah im getting exceptional accuracy out of berger 210. Im starting to think to get the results I want ill need to just buy a bigger action.
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Unread 12-08-2013, 09:34 AM
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Re: largest long action cartridge

Originally Posted by ajridgedell View Post
I do like some of the high bc's of the .416. I'm sure bullet selection with only continue grow. What about the bolt? Can it be opened up or what would have to be done.
The 700 Remington is easy to open up to a magnum bolt face or buy a bolt with a magnum
bolt face and M 16 extractor from PT&G and you are ready to barrel. (You can save or sell the standard bolt face bolt and recover some of your money).

I prefer not to go any larger than magnum bole face with the 700 Action, But there are many cartridges that fit the mag bolt face and are plenty powerful enough for extreme range.

I like the custom actions or the Weatherby Mark 5s for case head diameters larger than the
magnum bolt face.

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