I have a Ruger 77 .270 lightweight rifle with the thin 20" barrel. The gun is the old tang safety model. It does not shoot that well and I am considering rebarrelling the action. Since I have never played with any of the 6.5 calibers, I am opting for a 6.5x55. My gunsmith is recommeding a 9" twist. All I will hunt with this gun is deer size animals. My main inquiry is why don't you see more rebarrel or semi-custom guns built on Ruger actions? Be honest whats up with the Ruger action. This will be a hunting gun, not a benchrest or F-class gun. Would I be better off selling the Ruger and buying a CZ or Tikka to satisfy my 6.5 craving?