What are the bottom metal manufacturer choices for 7 WSM with VLD bullets?

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Len Backus, Feb 6, 2009.

  1. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    I am starting to think of a new rifle build. After all we are in the middle of the winter doldrums and what else is there to do.

    I assume only the long action works with the 180 grain VLD bullets.
     
  2. geargrinder

    geargrinder Well-Known Member

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    308nate is using the Kwik Klip setup for his wsm's. I believe they are centerfeed and have up to 10 round magazines. He has a video of them feeding smooth and reliable. Darn cheap too.


    He is building them on long actions.
     

  3. dwm

    dwm Well-Known Member

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    Len, how long do you expect a loaded round will be?
     
  4. JeffVN

    JeffVN Well-Known Member

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    If you are looking for a magazine based rig, the Glen Seekins has a brand new one specifically for the WSM that allows seating length of something like 3.2" overall length. His magazines are proprietary to his bottom metal.

    JeffVN
     
  5. JARHEAD1371

    JARHEAD1371 Well-Known Member

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    Check out Surgeon Rifles, they have a WSM action that will allow the cartridge to be up to 3.1" I am also looking at building either a 7 WSM or 7 SAUM pushing the Berger 180's and I'm going with the Surgeon action. gun)
     
  6. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    dwm, if I recall it is 3.1 ish. I will check.

    JeffVN, if I recall, Glen's may only be for short actions.