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Unread 11-09-2008, 03:32 PM
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Short action Magnum

If you had the chance to get a short action magnum built what cartridge would it be?
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    Re: Short action Magnum

    7MM WSM.

    Great ballistics, lots of high BC bullets.
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    Re: Short action Magnum

    I would go with the 7mm WSM.
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    Re: Short action Magnum

    damn people beet me to it but it would be the 7wsm. for long range and a 6.5wssm to to play with. it would be kinda pointless though other than just to have something kinda different. on the 6.5wssm
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    Re: Short action Magnum

    How well does the 7mm WSM actually fit into a remington short action with long, high BC bullets? If modification is required, how well does it work?

    Can you start with any short action with say, a .308 bolt face, and open up the bolt face to take a 7mm WSM?
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    Re: Short action Magnum

    iv got a rem ti at the gunsmiths getting a work over.im sticking with the 7 saum chambering.im having a watts mag extender installed(3.060 compared to factory 2.850 ish)
    the rem standard mags are a bit on the short side for high bc projectiles seated out and i would proberly use a long action and save all the fuss if it wasnt to be a mountain rifle.
    opening up bolt face is simple enought but you can buy a sps in 270wsm,300wsm if your not planning on alot of action work.
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    Re: Short action Magnum

    petenz,

    It's already a WSM bolt face (currently .223 WSSM) so i'm sticking with that.
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