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    BoatTail replied to the thread 7MM WSM vs 6.5/300 WSM.
    I think I'll swap out the 6.5 WSM barrel for my 270 barrel and throat as you suggest. The inside measurement of my magazine is 3.11.
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    BoatTail replied to the thread 7MM WSM vs 6.5/300 WSM.
    I was surprised with the performance of RL26 in my 7mm WSM. All my other reloading manuals show about 3050 fps but of course they don't...
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    BoatTail reacted to azsugarbear's post in the thread short mag build with Like Like.
    7mm Sherman Max on a Tikka action with carbon barrel and stock.
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    BoatTail replied to the thread 7MM WSM vs 6.5/300 WSM.
    Actually I don't have it figured out. I still haven't decided what to do with this 6.5/300 WSM. It sounds like if I want to keep it in...
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    BoatTail reacted to Treeslug's post in the thread 7MM WSM vs 6.5/300 WSM with Like Like.
    I, too, have neuropathy in my feet. I also have a condition that causes my red blood corpuscles to turn to lead and settle in my butt...
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    BoatTail replied to the thread 7MM WSM vs 6.5/300 WSM.
    There are a few reasons. 1st I already have two 28 Nosler rifles both built on Remington actions and actions with 26" Proof research...
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    BoatTail replied to the thread short mag build.
    To make it work you need a gunsmith to extend your freebore for the longer bullet so you don't have to seat it so deeply.. Then you...
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    BoatTail reacted to nealm66's post in the thread 7MM WSM vs 6.5/300 WSM with Like Like.
    Thoughts = aw crap
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    BoatTail replied to the thread 7MM WSM vs 6.5/300 WSM.
    I guess I was looking for the performance of a magnum cartridge but in a smaller more efficient case (as compared with those like the 26...
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    BoatTail replied to the thread 7MM WSM vs 6.5/300 WSM.
    So you are turning necks? Are you also annealing?
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    BoatTail replied to the thread 7MM WSM vs 6.5/300 WSM.
    About my struggles with the 6.5/300 WSM. After I received the rifle I took it to the range to do a barrel break-in. I used a mixture...
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    BoatTail replied to the thread 7MM WSM vs 6.5/300 WSM.
    My original reason for building the 6.5/300 WSM was seeing the long-range potential of the 6.5 bullets and its successful use in all the...
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    BoatTail replied to the thread 7MM WSM vs 6.5/300 WSM.
    The reason I went with the 25" barrel is I thought it was a good compromise for a lighter gun that might be used on a Big Horn Sheep or...
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    BoatTail replied to the thread 7MM WSM vs 6.5/300 WSM.
    I'll cover my experience breaking in the barrel on the 6.5/300 WSM later in the thread. It was not good. Neck, and Lead dimensions as...
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    I just had two custom rifles built, one in 6.5/300 WSM and 7MM WSM that I will discuss later. For now I want to introduce the the...
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