6mm rem / LA?

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Canvsbk, Jan 5, 2013.

  1. Canvsbk

    Canvsbk Well-Known Member

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    I'm certain this has been covered before but I'm also certain I could never find it...
    I have a Rem 700 long action for a donor and would like to have a 6mm Rem built for a walk around varmiter. Any huge drawbacks to this project?
    thanks
     
  2. OneShot0351

    OneShot0351 Well-Known Member

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    everything should work out fine, and have plenty of room in that long action and magazine to feed the longer heavier bullets easily if you wanted to.
    6mm-284 win. would get my vote for a 6mm L/A
     

  3. 4bycamper

    4bycamper Well-Known Member

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    +1
    Been there, did that, worked out fine.

    The 6mm rem will just barely fit in a short action magazine
    and only with light (short) bullets seated deeply.
     
  4. MTBULLET

    MTBULLET Well-Known Member

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    i build all my rifles, from 22-250 on up, on long actions. after you settle on bullet, you can build mag. block with model 7 follower if you need to. 6-06 would be perfect
     
  5. Canvsbk

    Canvsbk Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the replies.Hopefully you guys haven't cost me too much $$$$$:)
     
  6. OneShot0351

    OneShot0351 Well-Known Member

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    you cost yourself money first time you started plugging #'s into a ballistics calculator :D
     
  7. Canvsbk

    Canvsbk Well-Known Member

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    I'll probably get my wife to pick up the tab on this one. She's dam lucky to have a guy like me for sure.