Sherman wildcat prefit barrels

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by elkaholic, Jan 22, 2017.

  1. elkaholic

    elkaholic Well-Known Member

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    I am putting this question out there because I have had a few people ask if this would be possible. If there was enough interest, I might try to get a quality smith or two to provide prefit barrels for Savage, Remage, etc. Would most of the interest be in the SS line, the Sherman line, or both?.......Rich
     
  2. toddc

    toddc Well-Known Member

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    Yes. :)
    Both but lean towards the SS as most Savage builds tend to be SA because of stock availability and magazine issues.
     
  3. elkaholic

    elkaholic Well-Known Member

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    Thx Todd! I actually have a 7SS built on a Model 16 Savage which was originally a 300 WSM. It has a standard Savage DBM and feeds great!
    7SS Savage.jpg
     
  4. Reno1

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    Rich,

    I want to re-barrel my Rem700 .270. Would the barrels you're referring to work on it?
     
  5. elkaholic

    elkaholic Well-Known Member

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    If you did the Savage type nut on it.......Rich
     
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    kyron Well-Known Member

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    I have been planning on making my rifle a 7ss when it comes time to rebarrel and was giving serious consideration to trying to do that with a remage nut.

    But I am not sure I would do a prefit. I think I would still buy the barrel I wanted and take it to bigngreen and then put it together when it was ready.

    But I have not talked to him or any other smith about that so I still have questions about going that route.
     
  7. MudRunner2005

    MudRunner2005 Well-Known Member

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    Rich, I still need to borrow that .300 Sherman reamer and some dies... How much are they? You can shoot me a PM if you want. :D

    And when I get ready to build my next rifle, I'll need a .280 Sherman reamer and dies. :cool:
     
  8. can1010

    can1010 Well-Known Member

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    6.5 SS sounds good to me. will we be able to buy a go gage.
     
  9. toddc

    toddc Well-Known Member

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    Got any scotch tape? :)
     
  10. elkaholic

    elkaholic Well-Known Member

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    I suppose you could if you wanted one......Rich
     
  11. gohring3006

    gohring3006 Well-Known Member

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    I got a 110 mag Boltface internal box.
    What are you thinking???
     
  12. elkaholic

    elkaholic Well-Known Member

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    My 30/375 S.I. would work well on that one or you could change the bolt face and build any of the long action shermans from 6.5 to the new 338 which will come out soon...Rich
     
  13. gohring3006

    gohring3006 Well-Known Member

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    It's got a tired old 7mag barrel on it right now.
    I'm tagged in to see what comes of this.
     
  14. mhamlin

    mhamlin Well-Known Member

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    SS line for Ruger M77 using Remage type barrel nut system.
    -Mike