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Old 03-25-2013, 10:57 PM
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Re: New build thoughts

What do you want to do with this rifle?

Go with and 8 twist.
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Old 03-25-2013, 11:06 PM
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Re: New build thoughts

A whitetail/yote/muley rifle, I'm in eastern ks and my family owns land were minimum shot is 300 max out to 800. I also just want a custom rifle I have plenty of trued 700s just stepping it up.
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Old 03-25-2013, 11:13 PM
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Re: New build thoughts

A lot of good 6.5 choices out there and the 6.5x284 is the most popular with great Lapua brass available. For 800 yd hunting I would go with a minimum of the 6.5x284 and if you want to shoot the high BC bullets, go with an 8 twist.
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