708 Will it feed ok in a long action

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by marlow 243, Jul 26, 2005.

  1. marlow 243

    marlow 243 Well-Known Member

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    Ihave a long action rem. 7OO thats been trued it was a 2506 . Iwas thinking about puting a heavy barrel 708 on it would there be any feeding problems. Iwas thinking it would be an adv.with the longer bullets thanks marlow /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif
     
  2. chris matthews

    chris matthews Well-Known Member

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    It will feed fine- the Army M24 308s are on a Rem LA.
     

  3. marlow 243

    marlow 243 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks chris iF YOU SAY IT WILL IM OK THANKS AGAIN
     
  4. LOBO

    LOBO Well-Known Member

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    Out of curiosity, why does the Army use a LA instead of a SA?
     
  5. chris matthews

    chris matthews Well-Known Member

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    The idea was so they could convert the action over to a 300 Win Mag but it never really happened in any mass amounts.
     
  6. LOBO

    LOBO Well-Known Member

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    Oh, ok. Thanks! I never knew that.