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Old 12-21-2006, 12:40 PM
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7.82 warbird

Is it possible to rechamber a Sako 75 magmum action to a 7.82 Warbird? Thanks

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Old 12-21-2006, 01:24 PM
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Re: 7.82 warbird

I'm pretty surethat it woulden't be any problem in fact I think that Sako offered that round in that gun at one time.

the only problems your gonna run into is that you gun will never reach the stated velocities unless your pressure is so high that its gonn abe dangerous
and once you get your pressure so high to reach close to the BS velocities , your gonna ruin that expensive ass , crappy brass !!!. Unless you plan to shoot the $90 a box factory ammo that I have never once heard one positive thing about.

As you might have noticed I'm not a fan of Lazzeronni , you would be much better off with a 300RUM chamber , you'll get more realistic velocities for a whole lot less money.

Any particular reason you want the Warbird?
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Old 12-21-2006, 01:35 PM
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Re: 7.82 warbird

No special reason. I just have an extra gun sitting around that I don't shoot anymore so I figured that I would make a project gun out of it. I already have the 300rum in the Sako, but I was interested in something else. I was also throwing around the idea of a 338 lapua or a 338-378. Right now I am in the planning stage. Any ideas or insight would be greatly appreciated.
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Chaser,
Consider a 338-416 rigby imp. Long version of the 338 Lapua.
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Re: 7.82 warbird

One of the big 338 cals is a good idea if your wanting major power down range.

I was thinking about either a 7mm Allen mag or somthing along those lines.

I guess it realy boils down to how much your willing to spend and what your wanting the gun to do.

If your wanting a biger LR gun I would sell the Sako and buy a big Lawton action and go with one of the 408 Chytac cased rounds,again depends on your budget
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Re: 7.82 warbird

I haven't heard of the Chytec rounds. What information have you got?
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Re: 7.82 warbird

BlackDiamond408 and Fiftydriver (Kirby) are the guys to talk to about that case , I'm wanting to say it holds around 150grs of powder. The 408 Chy-Tac was supposed to have been desgined to bridge the gap for the military between the 50BMG and the 338 Lapua or somthing along those lines.
Kirby is also working on a 50 cal round based on this case and so far doesen't seem to be to far behind the 50BMG performance wise and burning ALOT less powder.
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