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Old 08-06-2018, 10:26 PM
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Default 30-06 re-bore?

I'm thinking of using my ol' .30-06 Rem 760 pump as a donor to build a truck/bush/moose/deer gun and give the ol girl a makeover?
Thinking .338-06 or maybe .35Whelen?
Who in AB does this kind of work?
Looking to get bored and reamed,shortened from 22" to carbine length/crowned(yea I know not optimum barrel length for these chamberings,but I don't care),cerakoted,and probably a Boyd's laminate stock?
Is my .30-06 donor barrel useable or will I need to order a new blank?
If I need to go with new barrel,I might just go opposite direction and build a rediculous barrel burner .22-06,lol.....seriously though....or maybe 6mm-06?
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Old 08-07-2018, 01:39 AM
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Ron Smith can do the work.

Why not buy a 760 in .35 Whelen?
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Old 08-07-2018, 05:29 AM
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I think Ron Smith is about the only one around that does rebores,he did a win88 from 308 to 358 for me. I was going to do the same as you a few years back,I was thinking a switch barrel 270win & 35 whelen .
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Old 08-08-2018, 09:41 PM
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Ron Smith can do the work.

Why not buy a 760 in .35 Whelen?
I don't really want or need another 760 nor even a .35Whelen.I have a couple newer/higher end bolt rifles that are my go-to's these days for serious work,just looking to repurpose/something fun to do with my ol'ought-six,can't sell it,too much sentimental value after 32 years of filling freezers.😜
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Sooooo...ummmm...anybody have contact info for Ron Smith?
Thanks.
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Old 08-09-2018, 04:42 AM
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P.O. Box 635
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403-631-2405
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RKS Enterprises
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P.O. Box 635
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403-631-2405
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