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Old 04-28-2010, 11:22 PM
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700 long action what caliber?

I just picked up a remington 700 long action off a 30-06 and am wanting to have a longrange gun built what caliber do you suggest I was thinking 6.5-284 but am open to suggestions for sure.

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Old 04-29-2010, 10:46 AM
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Re: 700 long action what caliber?

The 6.5-284 would be my first choice for that bolt face. Great brass (Lapua), readily available good selection of dies including Redding competition and type S dies, and great ballistics. Hard to go wrong with that choice.

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Re: 700 long action what caliber?

Hunting? Paper punching? Target?

Whacha wanna accomplish with the rifle?
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Old 04-29-2010, 11:44 AM
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Re: 700 long action what caliber?

+1 for the 6.5x284
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Re: 700 long action what caliber?

280 ai
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elk and steel
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Re: 700 long action what caliber?

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elk and steel
Another vote for the 6.5x284! Here's a teaser ...

YouTube - Jeremy 925 yard elk!

Good luck!

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