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    Default Smith needed for rebarrel job

    I am looking for a smith to barrel a Remington 700 action for a sheep rifle build. Accuracy is high on my priority list. I would rather stay instate rather than ship outside. Any thoughts?

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    There are 3 sponsoring gunsmiths here on AOD, me in Palmer and Wild West or Alaska Custom in Anchorage. Iím sure any of us can do you a fine job lightening, truing and rebreeding a 700. Do you know what you want and have your barrel yet?
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    If you want accuracy, I suggest choosing a quality barrel.

    That's spose to help. Can't hurt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Smitty of the North View Post
    If you want accuracy, I suggest choosing a quality barrel.

    That's spose to help. Can't hurt.

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    Definitely, and they take time to get which is why I asked if he had it.
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    I am thinking a Lilja stainless in a #2 contour. A 300 SAUM is the plan.

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    [QUOTE=Smitty of the North;1264223]If you want accuracy, I suggest choosing a quality barrel.

    That's spose to help. Can't hurt.

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    I agree that you should buy the very best barrel you can afford. I had a .270 Winchester put up on a Jay Buhmiller Match Grade barrel in 1949, before Jay left the country and moved to Africa. That barrel still shoots as tightly as it did almost 65-years ago.

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    A quality barrel, a quality reamer, and carefully chambering that quality barrel will yield results.
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    Quote Originally Posted by skilakjim View Post
    I am thinking a Lilja stainless in a #2 contour. A 300 SAUM is the plan.
    I hear those are good barrels.

    If the action wasn't originally made for that Short Fat cartridge, there would be feeding issues to resolve.

    I've only had a cupla barrel replacements, but I keep the same cartridge, or the same case. I'm dealing with AD on another one, a springfield action. It would be a 30-06 or a 280.

    Having a rifle put together Custom, is fun. Unlike, some people I know, I can't do it myself. I depend on folks like Andy, but it's still fun.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nitroman View Post
    A quality barrel, a quality reamer, and carefully chambering that quality barrel will yield results.
    How'er yew doin with yer Super long range Ultra, I forget the details? Is it performing?

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    Updates on that one soon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nitroman View Post
    Updates on that one soon.
    OK, I wait,

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    Quote Originally Posted by skilakjim View Post
    A 300 SAUM is the plan.
    Great someone else to compete with for what ever brass shows up for sale.

    Great choice in a custom round. I love my little ss model 7.

    If your action is a short action you will find that there will be issues with OAL when using longer/heavier bullets. The SAUM is a real short action magnum, and long bullets will be compressed loads. If you have a standard action you can get away from the OAL issue. My Model 7 has a throat so long that a 180g AB will barely be just in the neck when it hits the lands. I adjust my OAL to fit in the magazine and live with it. Going with a custom barrel you will be able to have a decent throat installed.

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