need adivce on barrel and ammo for 7RUM

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by chw, Jan 26, 2011.

  1. chw

    chw Well-Known Member

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    New here your advice would be very helpful in getting started.

    Gun is a Rem 700 7RUM. I would like to put a bbl on it- length,twist ,and brand??? what would you do. Im in the dark with a load as well. what bbl load combo works best for you?

    Thanks
     
    Last edited: Jan 26, 2011
  2. roninflag

    roninflag Well-Known Member

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    krieger ( or equivalent); 26 inches not counting the vais. 9 twist.
     

  3. chw

    chw Well-Known Member

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    thanks for the reply. why is it that many guys recommend going with a 28-30" barrel on 7RUM?
     
  4. sinarms

    sinarms Well-Known Member

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    because they don't plan on carrying it. If you want a hunting rifle that you carry around, 26" is about max.
     
  5. chw

    chw Well-Known Member

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    True and probably won't be easy trying to maneuver it in a box blind if i whitetail hunt with it.