can i rebarrel it in 7 ultra

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by rebelfootball73, Nov 10, 2012.

  1. rebelfootball73

    rebelfootball73 Well-Known Member

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    well i just picked up a used sako 75 in 7 STW. the rifelingin the barrel still looks good but i have started looking into rebarreling it in something different after this one is shot out. after looking into different cal.s i have settled on either the 7mm remington ultra or 300 remington ultra. my question is can i actually have the gun rebarrled in these cals? if not what other ones should i look into. cause its really hard to find 7stw ammo in louisiana
     
  2. Lefty7mmstw

    Lefty7mmstw Well-Known Member

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    load your own!!
    If you want to be able to find 7mm ammo for it in a few years I would not go with the 7rum; rem's killing it and doesn't currently chamber a catalog rifle for it. The 300 rum is strong, but most belted mag rifles have trouble digesting the rums without alterations. I'd go 7 rem, 7stw, or 300 win if you want to re-barrel.
    p.s., if you treat it well, the 7stw will take 1500+ rounds before it starts to show serious wear.