Ideas? Have 300WSM barrel with 400 rounds - bored - change to what?

dogz

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So I have a Remage setup, 26" 1:10 medium Palma short throated for short COAL 700 SA magazine. But that is irrelevant if I can find a worthy replacement cartridge using the current 300WSM chamber as starting point. I have a 700 LA Magnum I can use for build. I was thinking 300 Sherman Magnum might work? Give me some ideas!
what will you be using it for?

First glance, I'd say 6.5 PRC
 

Muddyboots

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Ok, after seeing the 80HH in .243 Win hit, got me thinking of a 6MMWSM or even 6.5WSM? Leaning toward 6.5WSM.

Does anyone have experience with 6.5 WSM? Dimensions like COAL? Will this be a decent cartridge with max 2.90 COAL limitation I have?
 

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Does anyone have experience with 6.5 WSM? Dimensions like COAL? Will this be a decent cartridge with max 2.90 COAL limitation I have
It would probably work but you would have .060- .070 of the bearing surface shoved down in the case, it wouldn't be ideal. The one I have for sale is 3.05+ o.a.l. with a 140 Berger.
A factory tikka would be the best option on a factory action or med. length custom.
The only reason I'm selling mine is I'm building a full carbon on a Defiance Anti M 6.5x300wsm.
 
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