Originally Posted by sambubba
Why would the 6.5-284 have to be single loaded in a M#7? I have a M#673 chambered for the 6.5 Rem Mag and it feeds fine from the magazine. Is it because of the rebated rim?
the cartridge overall length ( COAL ) would be too long to feed out of the magazine , and to long to eject a unfired round from the chamber . that's why you would need to pull the bolt and let the cartridge come straight out through . Jim