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Will the Vanguard action work for?

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Will the Vanguard action work for?

I have a Vanguard LA still have not decided what to do with it. It was a 300wby.

Just need some input from men more experinced than myself can it be used for a 338 EDGE or LAPUA?
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    Re: Will the Vanguard action work for?

    so long as the bolt face will open up and there is sufficient port length, I'd have to say yes.

    WBY actions are quite strong. If a plain jane Remmy 700 will tolerate it, a WBY certainly will.
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    Re: Will the Vanguard action work for?

    Mag length will be your biggest issue mate. I am sure they can can handle 338 lapua with some mods to the mag well but i think the edge with its longer coal will not fit . Looked at it myself some time ago...
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    Re: Will the Vanguard action work for?

    Where you planning on running a magazine or single shooting them?
    Because the extractor in your Vanguard is already a magnum I would suggest going with the .338-.300 Ultra Mag and single them in. Velocities are very comparable between the 2 cartridges so why not go with the one that fits with the least amount of alterations and $$.
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    Re: Will the Vanguard action work for?

    Kevin good point

    Thanks everyone for the advice
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