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savage 270 WSM vs. weatherby vangaurd 257 wby mag

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Unread 05-01-2013, 07:42 PM
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Re: savage 270 WSM vs. weatherby vangaurd 257 wby mag

Originally Posted by Tjurgensen View Post
I see that is what Iv heard the eclipses are sweet guns. Do you know if the accustock savage makes is any better opposed to one that is not equipped with one?

I do not. Only experience i have with savage is a good friend of mine. Not sure of what model it even is. I do know that it is an accustock model .308 with a shorter barrel 22-24 maybe. He shoots 168gr fed gold medal match right at .500 at 100 yards. Rifle is bone stock so i would imagine with some nice hand loads it would shoot awesome.

I cant recommend the 270wsm enough. I absolutely love this thing. I am really looking forward to trying some of the berger hunting bullets in this thing. with bullet weights from 90-150 you can do about anything you want with it. with the 257WM you will be pushing a 115-117gr bullet right along the same velocity that you will be pushing a 130gr with the 270wsm. slightly more BC on the 270. Not really gonna be much diff in drop at 500. good ammo is gonna run about 10$ more a box for the 257. and if you start reloading brass is about 20$ more per 50 for the 257. These are all just estimations but a good reference.
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Unread 05-03-2013, 08:34 AM
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Re: savage 270 WSM vs. weatherby vangaurd 257 wby mag

thanks do you know of anywhere I can get the Weatherby Vanguard sporter in a 270 WSM? I know Weatherby doesn't make anymore.
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