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Who shoots the .270 Win.?

 
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Old 09-01-2012, 07:50 PM
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Who shoots the .270 Win.?

I have a 24 year old rifle chambered in a .270 Win., how would I know when it is time to change the barrel? My rifle is a Rem. 700 BDL, 22" barrel...I was thinking that if I do decide to have the barrel changed out it would be in the same caliber, or in a 6.5-06. I sure would like to read what's your thoughts on the topic.
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Old 09-01-2012, 08:06 PM
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Re: Who shoots the .270 Win.?

When it no longer shoots to your expectations, or when you decide it's time for a change of caliber/cartridge/contour/length/etc..
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Old 09-01-2012, 09:13 PM
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Re: Who shoots the .270 Win.?

There are a good number of 270 cal guys here, the 270 has some excellent heavy for cal bullets now so you can say it's a legit long range chambering. It just depends on what you want to do and the target game.
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Old 09-02-2012, 07:47 AM
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Re: Who shoots the .270 Win.?

I also have an old Rem 700 in .270, bought 2nd hand, that I've been using for 30yrs. I've tried not to use it too much rapid fire, unless into a mob of pigs, and it has fired several thousand rounds yet still groups 3 shots under .75". While you're happy with it's accuracy there is no need to stress about it's age.
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Re: Who shoots the .270 Win.?

older Win M70 here, it shows it's age, but hey it's just a hunting rifle and still does moa, and plenty of magazine length left, so with some throat maintenance I doubt I'll ever replace it.
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Re: Who shoots the .270 Win.?

Check this out >>> 270 Win For Long Range Shooting

I went this route >>> My budget .270 AI ...
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Re: Who shoots the .270 Win.?

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I have a 24 year old rifle chambered in a .270 Win., how would I know when it is time to change the barrel? My rifle is a Rem. 700 BDL, 22" barrel...I was thinking that if I do decide to have the barrel changed out it would be in the same caliber, or in a 6.5-06. I sure would like to read what's your thoughts on the topic.

Go somewhere you can be ROCK stead and shoot at posted targets set up at 50 yards. Sandbag the rifle if you need to. If you can shoot 3 rounds and have their holes in the target touching....you dont need to change anything.
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