'Big' actions Hall, Stiller or Nesika

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by jfseaman, Mar 8, 2014.

  1. jfseaman

    jfseaman Well-Known Member

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    I am working on the 'next' rifle project. The base of the case will be .600 plus so I'm looking into .750 bolt face actions. Normally I prefer Why Mark V but the .720 face does not make me comfortable when exceeding 338LM,460Wby base dimensions.

    There is a 'Big' Hall available near me, Stiller Predator Extreme/TAC 338 or Nesika with a delivery wait.

    I'm not going as big as a CheyTac. For that I would go with a Stiller 408.

    Suggestions or comments please.
     
  2. Joel Russo

    Joel Russo Well-Known Member

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    Buy the Hall.
     
  3. Hired Gun

    Hired Gun Well-Known Member

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    For a case head that large I would want the security of a 1.125 or larger tenon diameter. 1.187 or 1.250 would add a lot of security depending on the pressures involved. The Weatherby is only 1.062".

    Just what do you have going there?
     
  4. jfseaman

    jfseaman Well-Known Member

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    Went with the Hall, a repeater. Currently in 300 Weatherby Magnum. Shoots well so I don't have the heart to change it yet.

    I have about the maximum number of projects going right now anyway. Just enough time to shoot, work and work on hobbies.