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257 Wby on a Springfield 1903 action ?

 
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Old 08-07-2008, 08:51 AM
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257 Wby on a Springfield 1903 action ?

Can you build a 257 Wby on a 1903A action....?

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Old 08-08-2008, 12:43 PM
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kj, I haven't done it on a Springfield, but did one on a 98 Mauser. Had to open the bolt face, rework the extractor, and tune the rails to feed the .257 Wby. The mag well is long enough and I used the bullet follower as is. It might help to take some of the rib off the follower, but I didn't try it. Should be a good combination!. I used a factory dimension reamer.

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