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wyatts box mag, do I need a new follower and spring

I just installed a wyatts in a winchester model 70 post 64 and it feeds like crap. I dont think the follower is long enough and I dont think there is enough spring pressure. Can anyone give me some experience with this setup? Ideas on how to make it feed?
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    Re: wyatts box mag, do I need a new follower and spring

    What caliber do you have? I had to buy the center feed mag box for my 338 lapua it came with a flat follower which is what it needed. so you can try a flat follower or manioulate the lips of the box. just have to mess with it and see what works. fat cartriges like the lapua feed well in the center though.
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    Re: wyatts box mag, do I need a new follower and spring

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    I just installed a wyatts in a winchester model 70 post 64 and it feeds like crap. I dont think the follower is long enough and I dont think there is enough spring pressure. Can anyone give me some experience with this setup? Ideas on how to make it feed?

    Contact Wyatt's directly: Wyatt's Outdoor Custom Rifles - Magazine Boxes

    He'll set you up--sounds like you didn't get the follower and spring. Interesting. He can supply those for you or advise you on what to get otherwise. Good luck.
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    Re: wyatts box mag, do I need a new follower and spring

    I put a wyatt in my sendero 300RUM, I had to tinker with it to get it to feed right, I guess on some you have to shave some from the top of the magazine box itself, I didn't have to do that. It works like a charm now. Good luck
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