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Old 08-12-2020, 10:56 AM   #1
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Default Want to build a 6.5 PRC what R700 donor will I need

I have a couple 700’s
Want to rebarrel One to 6.5 PRC
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Old 08-12-2020, 11:13 AM   #2
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Long action with mag boltface will be your best bet.
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Old 08-12-2020, 11:24 AM   #3
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Listen to the man! Built mine off a TL3 long action.

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Old 08-12-2020, 11:26 AM   #4
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Do it! Send it to APR. They built mine on a long action with a 24” Proof barrel. It loves factory 143 grain ELD-X.




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Old 08-12-2020, 11:27 AM   #5
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I’ve got an APR Robert built in 6.5PRC that’s a hammer!
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Old 08-12-2020, 12:26 PM   #6
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So 7mag is good ?
would 30.06 Not work ?
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Old 08-12-2020, 12:27 PM   #7
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Do it! Send it to APR. They built mine on a long action with a 24” Proof barrel. It loves factory 143 grain ELD-X.




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Hell ya!!! nice
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Old 08-12-2020, 12:42 PM   #8
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7 mag good (mag bolt face), 3006 not good (308 bolt face)

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would 30.06 Not work ?
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Old 08-12-2020, 12:58 PM   #9
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So what actions should one look for, I almost asked this question the other day...

7mm Rem Mag
300 Win Mag

What others?
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Old 08-12-2020, 01:21 PM   #10
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Long action with a mag bolt face.

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So what actions should one look for, I almost asked this question the other day...

7mm Rem Mag
300 Win Mag

What others?
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Old 08-12-2020, 06:44 PM   #11
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Just call Bergara pro shop and order what you want. Or buy a B14 in 6.5prc and send it to who ever you want aka APR.
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Old 08-12-2020, 07:18 PM   #12
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If you’re not trying to use one of your existing actions, I would strongly recommend calling APR to get you fixed up turnkey so you don’t run into issues. Their action is great as well as the truckload of Defiance’s they just received.
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Old 08-12-2020, 09:43 PM   #13
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If you don't already have an action/rifle laying around to swap barrels on I'd go with a custom like the tenacity. Unless you find a screaming deal on an action or rifle you won't save much $$ and will come out ahead with a custom.
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Old 08-13-2020, 01:43 PM   #14
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Talk to Stic1, for what it costs to true a 700 action he can put you in a far superior custom action for very little more $
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Old 08-13-2020, 02:44 PM   #15
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You might save $300 by building out a 700, but if you ever go to sell it you’ll lose a lot more than the $300 you saved. Built 700s just don’t retain their value well these days.
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Old 08-14-2020, 06:30 PM   #16
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You might save $300 by building out a 700, but if you ever go to sell it you’ll lose a lot more than the $300 you saved. Built 700s just don’t retain their value well these days.
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