Savage VLP Magazine Length

Discussion in 'Equipment Discussions' started by dangaff, Aug 30, 2010.

  1. dangaff

    dangaff Well-Known Member

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    Savage VLP owners - HELP NEEDED!

    I'm looking at getting a Savage Model 12 VLP in 223 with 7 or 9" twist.

    Just wondering how much room do i have to seat the heavy projectiles, 70+ grain?

    Is it possible?

    Thanks
     
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  2. dangaff

    dangaff Well-Known Member

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    Back to the top!

    I really need this info guys!
     

  3. handle

    handle Member

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    Hey mate I just picked mine up this morning the internal length of magazine measures 2.465.
    Loaded up some 75gr vld's to 2.425 and they fed without any problems
     
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  4. dangaff

    dangaff Well-Known Member

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    Very good to hear,
    Did you get it in 223?
    Should i go with the 22-250, fast twist?
     
  5. handle

    handle Member

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    I got mine in 223 with the 1-7. was shooting sub moa at 100 using a front rest with 75gr vld's 25 gr of ar2208 and federal match primers. Mate it's all up to you with the Cali er I've had no experience with th 22-250 so I know little about it.
     
  6. dangaff

    dangaff Well-Known Member

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    Alright, thanks a ton mate

    Will defiantly take this into account, as if i was to get a 223, i would run 75's max

    It's really out of 223 or 243, i just get the feeling ill have too much recoil to not get to see the 'splat' and lose picture, its a heavy gun, heavy scope, very good recoil pad.. do you reckon ill lose sight picture or just go with the 223?

    Thanks mate