.408 action question?

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Earl Fouraker, Dec 17, 2010.

  1. Earl Fouraker

    Earl Fouraker Well-Known Member

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    I'm looking at building a .338 improved version of the .408, I'm wondering if there are any standard size actions that could fit in a Model 700 stock that could handle this cartridge. It's going to be a single shot, and I don't mind having to pull the bolt to remove a live round. I've got a couple LA 700 stocks, and also a couple barrel blanks. I've been looking real hard at the stiller Actions. I just wasn't sure if there was an action out there that would fit the bill.

    Thanks
     
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  3. Joel Russo

    Joel Russo Official LRH Sponsor

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    Earl...
    The Tac 408 will not be a good fit in the standard 700 stock because of it's length.
    Eric is right about the BAT.
     
  4. Earl Fouraker

    Earl Fouraker Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the info Joel...Will the Bat drop into a stock inletted for a M700LA? I have an A5 that is collecting dust.
     
  5. Joel Russo

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    Sure will.