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Unread 04-01-2012, 03:35 PM
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winchester short mags

does anyone hand load the short mags in a long action
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Unread 04-01-2012, 04:28 PM
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Re: winchester short mags

Originally Posted by Oldfart View Post
does anyone hand load the short mags in a long action
Ya, there's a few guys here that do.
I'm having a 300WSM built right now on a Long Action Model-70.
Having it throated to seat 180 Accubonds at 3.000 C.O.A.L. which leaves me room to load 200gr Accubonds real long too without compressed loads.
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Unread 04-06-2012, 11:23 AM
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Re: winchester short mags

I have a 7mm WSM long action. It works great.
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Unread 04-06-2012, 03:10 PM
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Re: winchester short mags

Doesn't the short action magazine measure much longer in a Winchester than the Remington? I don't have mine here right now (as it's being pillar bedded), to measure but I thought it was 3.0" or very close to it.
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