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Old 02-19-2012, 07:23 PM
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Whats the longest barrel and biggest contour you guys would hang off a Remmy 700 long action?
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Old 02-19-2012, 07:55 PM
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28" bull barrel, if I was only going to take it to the range.
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Old 02-19-2012, 08:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Sheridan
28" bull barrel, if I was only going to take it to the range.
I'm not worried about total rifle weight or total rifle length. I'm worried about action strength and flexing...I'm wanting to do a 30" Sendero contour.
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Old 02-19-2012, 08:17 PM
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What cartridge are you looking to use?
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Old 02-19-2012, 08:36 PM
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If you are worried about flexing with a heavy enough barrel you can always full length bed the barrel but I don't think a 30" sendero barrel is going to be much of a strain on the action.
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Thought you might enjoy reading this too !


http://www.riflebarrels.com/articles...ske_action.htm
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Old 02-20-2012, 03:28 PM
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I've shot a ton of 26" and 28" barrels i'm thinking go with 30" and if you don't like it cut it down. Size matterssssssssss.................. haha
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My 300 RSAUM is a 25" 1.25" bull barrel, it does lose the float when you put it in a rest but given you're going with that contour don't see a issue.
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Originally Posted by stapher1
What cartridge are you looking to use?
7mm RUM or 7mm/338 Lapua.
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Old 02-20-2012, 05:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Ridge Runner
have done the 30" senduro, thats what my 6.5 is, shoots ok so I don't reckon its stressing the action too bad.
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Cool, I know it's been done and it'll also be fluted so that'll help a tiny bit. Your 7mm AM is built off a Remmy action too right? That's a 30" tube on it too?
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