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.375 Cheytac Action

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Unread 02-18-2014, 02:46 PM
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.375 Cheytac Action

My 2014 project is to build a .375 Cheytac rifle and I have a lot of questions.
What action would you recommend for this kind of baby. I see it need a bigger action with a larger bolt face.
What brands sell spare actions that will fit this cartridge??
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Unread 02-18-2014, 03:46 PM
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Re: .375 Cheytac Action

Your action choice will be driven by the intended purpose of the rifle. Actions in the .408 bolt face are available from a few manufacturers in configurations from 1.450" to 2.0" dia, and in single shot or repeater style.
BAT, Stiller, Hall, Barnard, Lawton 8000, are a few that come to mind. BAT does not make a repeater action, but will lead the heap in quality...
If this is your first build on the .408 case, I strongly suggest you get with a reputable builder to walk you through he process. I define "reputable" as one who has built more than a few of these caliber rifles. There's a lot more involved to putting the right combination of parts together than reading information on the inturdnet...

We have a few sponsors here that are well qualified in this area.

Allen Precision comes to mind....

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Unread 02-18-2014, 04:21 PM
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Re: .375 Cheytac Action

Get ahold of brian at shoot-long.com he has build a couple one of which I have shot and it was pretty cool. his email is brian@shoot-long.com he will get back to you quickly and has a lot of knowledge

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