Short action Rem m700

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Sully2, May 1, 2013.

  1. Sully2

    Sully2 Well-Known Member

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    Can you chamber this short action for a .257 Roberts? Or does one have to go to the LA ( long action) for enough clearance..??
     
  2. MudRunner2005

    MudRunner2005 Well-Known Member

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    Well, SAAMI's max spec on a .308 Win is 2.810" COL....And the SAAMI max for the .257 Roberts is 2.780"...

    And since 95% of .308 Win rifles are short-action reciever, I think you'll be safe with a short-action.
     

  3. Sully2

    Sully2 Well-Known Member

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    OOOKKKK...I was just looking at casing length. 257 = 2.233........308 = 2.015....so you can see how that was throwing me..!

    Thanks
     
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    MudRunner2005 Well-Known Member

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    No problem....Anytime.