257stw barrel to a 257 wm.

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by parkj5, Jan 17, 2011.

  1. parkj5

    parkj5 Well-Known Member

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    can a 257 stw barrel be rechambered to a 257 weatherby mag?i found a good deal on a stw barrel with only a few shots down the pipe.
     
  2. Long Time Long Ranger

    Long Time Long Ranger Well-Known Member

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    Yes, but it would involve cutting a little off the end of your barrel and re-threading since the 257 wby is shorter. Why not leave it a 257 STW?
     

  3. parkj5

    parkj5 Well-Known Member

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    well i will be hunting with it thats pretty much it. it is 27.5" long and can get around 300 once fired brass and dies with it for a good price.