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need help with 6.5-284

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Unread 03-17-2005, 08:23 PM
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need help with 6.5-284

I want to use a remington action. Have a short action in safe but would only be able to single load. If I use a long action will cases feed ok ? Any advice from those who have used or built 6.5-284 using a magazine will help.
thanks, joe
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Unread 03-22-2005, 12:30 PM
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Re: need help with 6.5-284

I have a 6mm-284 built on a Rem 700 Long Action which was a 30/06. I did nothing with the mag box and I have no feeding problems at all.
Fast, Flat, and Accurate
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Unread 03-27-2005, 07:42 AM
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Re: need help with 6.5-284

Joe the 6.5-284 feeds like a dream from a LA if you use a standard 06 box and a magnum follower. If a guy wants a repeater this is the way to go. It's the way I prefer to build them.
Chris Matthews
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