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Lapua magnum to Ackley Improved, help

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Unread 05-07-2010, 10:32 AM
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Lapua magnum to Ackley Improved, help

I have a .338 LM that I am thinking of converting to an AI.
Does this involve cutting back the barrel or can you just run the AI reamers into the LM chamber?
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Unread 05-07-2010, 05:00 PM
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Re: Lapua magnum to Ackley Improved, help

you might get away with just running the reamer into your chamber. If not you would have to cut the threads off and chamber I have a 338 Nawakwa reamer (lapua imp) and could do the chamber for you.
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