257stw

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by screech, Feb 12, 2006.

  1. screech

    screech Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys,

    Would I get much more performance going to an 257stw in a 26 in barrel. It would be the ruger varmiter drilling out to a 257 stw. Is it possible? also how would I get the dies. Can a gun smith make them. This info is for a good friend and I would appreciate some info. Thanks Guys and Galls
     
  2. Nomosendero

    Nomosendero Well-Known Member

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    By Ruger Varmiter I don't know if you mean a Number 1 or the M77 Varmiter. If it is a M77, unless things have changed
    lately I believe this action is still a 300 Win. Mag. length
    instead of a 375 H&H length that you would need for a .257
    STW unless you want it to be a single shot!
     

  3. 1doug

    1doug Well-Known Member

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    rcbs makes dies too.
     
  4. screech

    screech Well-Known Member

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    Sorry, Ruger no. 1
     
  5. 257speed

    257speed Well-Known Member

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    I have the reamer and redding deluxe dies for the 257STW that I would consider selling. Reamer used 2x and is like new.
     
  6. POP

    POP Well-Known Member

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    3800-3900 for a 100 gr /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/shocked.gif