Rem 700 action question

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by midwesthunter, Mar 28, 2009.

  1. midwesthunter

    midwesthunter Well-Known Member

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    Can a Rem 700 action from my 30/06 bolt face be opened up to handle .338 lupa? I am wanting to build one and have a worn out 30/06 barrel and action is still great shape.
     
  2. cabelas90

    cabelas90 Well-Known Member

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    I am by no means a gunsmith but from every thing ive read on hear most gunsmiths either wont or stongly discurage people from useing the 700 action for a lapua class cartirdge. hope that helps im shure one them will speak up.
     

  3. Curly

    Curly Active Member

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    From what you have heard or read , what action would they use then?
     
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    cabelas90 Well-Known Member

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  5. Curly

    Curly Active Member

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    thanks will check it out. Rem is one strong action as far as I am concerned , better than most with open boltface of a mauser type.
     
  6. cabelas90

    cabelas90 Well-Known Member

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    Yea after re reading it i see that most of the problems come from people getting stupid with lapua brass! sorry about the mix up though.
     
  7. Curly

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    I saw where he speciffically stated SS actions too. My thoughts that Chrome molly better in actions , at least in my experence.
     
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