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#5711065 - 04/22/15 05:46 AM Remington 700 VTR 22-250
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Picked up a 22-250 Rem 700 at a pawn shop, won't stabilize 62gr bullets. Thinking of re-barreling, any suggestions on a SA cartridge besides a 6.5 creedmoor? I just ordered a 6.5 CM don't think I need two.

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#5711071 - 04/22/15 05:57 AM Re: Remington 700 VTR 22-250 [Re: spg]
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How about just doing an 8 twist 22-250 with it and shooting 75 amax?

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#5711076 - 04/22/15 06:07 AM Re: Remington 700 VTR 22-250 [Re: spg]
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Kinda depends on what your goals with the rifle are but these come to mind. 22 or 6mm Creedmoor. 6mm-250 or maybe a 6xc.
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#5711077 - 04/22/15 06:08 AM Re: Remington 700 VTR 22-250 [Re: spg]
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Nah, I want something bigger than a .22.

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#5711080 - 04/22/15 06:10 AM Re: Remington 700 VTR 22-250 [Re: spg]
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Might consider 6CM or .243.

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#5711373 - 04/22/15 09:48 AM Re: Remington 700 VTR 22-250 [Re: spg]
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I have that model of rifle and finally got it to shoot well with 55 gr. soft point and H-380. I had considered rebarreling to the original 250-3000 in order to shoot a larger bullet. The selection of 25 cal bullets is somewhat limited if compared to 6 mm or 6.5. So I'm just going to keep it as a 22.

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#5711473 - 04/22/15 10:53 AM Re: Remington 700 VTR 22-250 [Re: spg]
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Originally Posted By: spg
Nah, I want something bigger than a .22.


So you want something bigger than a gun you specifically bought? scratch
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#5711509 - 04/22/15 11:16 AM Re: Remington 700 VTR 22-250 [Re: spg]
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22 Creed, 6mm creed, 7.08
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#5711528 - 04/22/15 11:26 AM Re: Remington 700 VTR 22-250 [Re: red bluff]
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Originally Posted By: red bluff
I have that model of rifle and finally got it to shoot well with 55 gr. soft point and H-380. I had considered rebarreling to the original 250-3000 in order to shoot a larger bullet. The selection of 25 cal bullets is somewhat limited if compared to 6 mm or 6.5. So I'm just going to keep it as a 22.
+1, just need to find the bullets IT LIKES, may not be what you want, 50-55gr would be my try
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#5711539 - 04/22/15 11:36 AM Re: Remington 700 VTR 22-250 [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
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Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
Originally Posted By: spg
Nah, I want something bigger than a .22.


So you want something bigger than a gun you specifically bought? scratch


Exactly, bought because it was cheap, something to play with now I'm gonna play and rebarrel it.

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#5712520 - 04/22/15 10:02 PM Re: Remington 700 VTR 22-250 [Re: spg]
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Originally Posted By: spg
Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
Originally Posted By: spg
Nah, I want something bigger than a .22.


So you want something bigger than a gun you specifically bought? scratch


Exactly, bought because it was cheap, something to play with now I'm gonna play and rebarrel it.


What are your goals? If you already have the 6.5, what would you like the new cartridge to do? Do you have a .308?
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#5712601 - 04/22/15 11:50 PM Re: Remington 700 VTR 22-250 [Re: spg]
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What 62gr bullet won't stabilize in it and at what velocity?

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#5712631 - 04/23/15 02:28 AM Re: Remington 700 VTR 22-250 [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
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Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
Originally Posted By: spg
Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
Originally Posted By: spg
Nah, I want something bigger than a .22.


So you want something bigger than a gun you specifically bought? scratch


Exactly, bought because it was cheap, something to play with now I'm gonna play and rebarrel it.


What are your goals? If you already have the 6.5, what would you like the new cartridge to do? Do you have a .308?

Not much of a fan for a .308 I would have a 7-08 before .308. Goals? Haven't really gave it much thought for a specific goal.......I have several rifles and plan on having more. I'm sure I'll shoot a few pigs, yotes, deer, you know what you normally use a rifle for nothing exotic just the normal use.

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#5712644 - 04/23/15 04:44 AM Re: Remington 700 VTR 22-250 [Re: spg]
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The 7-08 is a great cartridge but it is very similar to the 6.5. I was just trying to suggest something that would put some room between itself and the 6.5
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#5712668 - 04/23/15 06:22 AM Re: Remington 700 VTR 22-250 [Re: spg]
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Still on the fence. Actually thinking of the suggestion Anton posted to go with the same caliber/cartridge with a 8 twist to run a 75gr. I don't have nothing similar to that and it would make sense to do it so my two boys can shoot it with confidence.

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