Re: 6.5x284 savage feeding problems
My guess is that if your Savage has an internal box used with either the floorplate or blind magazine design, feeding is dependent on the diameter of the case. The case of the 6,5x 284 is fatter and therefore when loaded into the magazine it is locating the rim of the cartridge too low for the bolt to pick up the rim. You have to get a magazine box designed for the 6.5x284 case, or another cartridge of the same case diameter. The lips that hold the cartridge will allow the rim to extend further upwards. You might be able to grind the magazine lips just enough to allow the case to extend upwards so the rim can be picked up by the bolt and still hold them in the clip.
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