Anyone have a link to the failure rates and test of modern bolt actions. Also is a Rem700 as strong as other actions like a Sako M995 or Weatherby MK5 for running hot loads in a lapua over the long term. And do u actually gain anything by going to a custom action like a BAT or McMillan (MCRT), which are basic rem clones, are they actually any stronger than a rem700 or will they take any more than a m700. Reason I ask is a friend was going to do a lapua on a MK5 weatherby action, and today was told by one of the top smiths and action makers in the country that a MK5 could be a danger if the preasure got to high. said a rem or win70 was stronger in sheer or lug strength. Said in some testing they did or knew about, if say something got in your bbl u could sheer your lugs clean off and a rem type action would not do this because it is a stronger action. I always thought of the big Wby MK5 actions as one of the strongest actions on the market but would like to know where they stand to others for warm loads in a lapua, safty always 1st. Now not bolt sticking stupid loads, just what it was made for. I have no reason to get a 600 hp viper never to break 55mph. If its (lapua) doing no more that a 340 or win mag I don't need it.