Long Range Hunting Online Magazine

Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics

Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics Applied Ballistics


Project Thoughts/Advice

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Unread 01-27-2005, 07:48 PM
Platinum Member
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Southern Wisconsin
Posts: 1,377
Project Thoughts/Advice

Given the time of year, the weather, and a case of cabin fever I've been giving some thought to my next project.

I'm thinking of putting together a 7mm WSM on a Savage long action. Originally tought a short action but after looking at factory ammo and how deep they seat the bullet I wanted the longer mag. for seating bullets out a ways. I realize I'll have to change the bolt head from the push feed to the controlled feed, but I'm thinking/hopeing that should about the only change if I start with a 110 in 7mm mag or a 300 wm.

I thought I'd try a Sharp Shooters Supply barrel (Douglas XX) in a 27" length, their trigger, and put it in their new Var-Tac stock.

Maybe I'm being overly optimistic but it seems like a simple enough project. Any comments, equipment choice reviews, or flaws in the plan are welcome. Might save me some cash.
Ignorance can be treated with education, sadly there is no cure for stupidity.
Reply With Quote



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads for: Project Thoughts/Advice
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New Project advice please Precision_Game_85 Long Range Scopes and Other Optics 13 04-03-2011 04:59 PM
thoughts on new project. shademtman Long Range Hunting & Shooting 10 12-15-2009 02:26 PM
Your thoughts on 8mm mag project. WSmitty01 Long Range Hunting & Shooting 3 10-20-2007 01:27 PM
New project advice!! way-out Long Range Hunting & Shooting 16 10-02-2004 07:48 PM
New To Here/Project Thoughts for LR jhuskey The Basics, Starting Out 14 01-19-2004 05:05 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:30 PM.

Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2015 Long Range Hunting, LLC