Changing Cals

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by timmymic, Nov 11, 2012.

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  1. timmymic

    timmymic Well-Known Member

    Sep 23, 2012
    When changing calibers what is really being changed? is it simply the barrel and bolt face???
  2. Michael Eichele

    Michael Eichele Well-Known Member

    Jan 6, 2003
    Depends on what you're doing. 30-06 to 280 is just a new barrel. 30-06 to 300 win mag is new barrel, new bolt face, new feed rails and new extractor.

    Don't forget new types of powders, primers, bullets, dies, brushes, patches, jags, rod, bore guide, etc....

    With the rifle work and new equipment it gets real expensive And time consuming in a hurry.