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need adivce on barrel and ammo for 7RUM

 
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Old 01-26-2011, 04:01 PM
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need adivce on barrel and ammo for 7RUM

New here your advice would be very helpful in getting started.

Gun is a Rem 700 7RUM. I would like to put a bbl on it- length,twist ,and brand??? what would you do. Im in the dark with a load as well. what bbl load combo works best for you?

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Old 01-26-2011, 08:38 PM
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Re: need adivce on barrel and ammo for 7RUM

krieger ( or equivalent); 26 inches not counting the vais. 9 twist.
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Old 01-26-2011, 08:47 PM
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Re: need adivce on barrel and ammo for 7RUM

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krieger ( or equivalent); 26 inches not counting the vais. 9 twist.
thanks for the reply. why is it that many guys recommend going with a 28-30" barrel on 7RUM?
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thanks for the reply. why is it that many guys recommend going with a 28-30" barrel on 7RUM?
because they don't plan on carrying it. If you want a hunting rifle that you carry around, 26" is about max.
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Old 01-26-2011, 09:42 PM
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Re: need adivce on barrel and ammo for 7RUM

True and probably won't be easy trying to maneuver it in a box blind if i whitetail hunt with it.
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