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Vanguard Strength

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Unread 04-03-2011, 06:00 PM
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Vanguard Strength

How safe is the the Weatherby Vanguard action for reloading in .300 wea.? Is the MK V worth the peace of mind or is the Vanguard more than good enough?
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    Re: Vanguard Strength

    my experience with the howa built vanguard has been very good in both 257 and 300 weatherby. the older belgin built mk v is "nicer", but the howa works fine, and has a very good trigger.

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    "...is the Vanguard more than good enough? "

    Do you really think Weatherby would put together and sell an inferiour piece of equipment with their name on it?
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    Re: Vanguard Strength

    If you're seriously concerned about the strength of the action your loads are way, way, way too hot.
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    wow... rough crowd

    Weatherby sells the Vanguard in 300 Wby so you should be good to go. IME, they are every bit as strong as the 700... based on what my smith told me.
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    Re: Vanguard Strength

    Indeed they will hold anything a Rem 700 will hold and maybe a little more, in addition to the chamber vent, their bolt body is also vented. If your ok shooting factory weatherby brand ammo in it then you have no worries because you'll have a hell of a time matching their pressure and getting their kind of speed and accuracy.
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    Re: Vanguard Strength

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    "...is the Vanguard more than good enough? "

    Do you really think Weatherby would put together and sell an inferiour piece of equipment with their name on it?
    anyone who has had the "luck" to work on either the P-08, or SA-08 will know the answer to that question, YES they do.
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