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#5875588 - 08/12/15 03:23 PM Weatherby vanguard action?
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what action are these? are they proprietary? Have a shot at a decent price gun for a doner but wasn't sure what kind of action they were based on
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#5875603 - 08/12/15 03:28 PM Re: Weatherby vanguard action? [Re: catslayer]
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Howa action. Lot of gunsmiths do not want to work on them due to how hard the barrel can be to remove.
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#5875607 - 08/12/15 03:29 PM Re: Weatherby vanguard action? [Re: kmon1]
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Originally Posted By: kmon1
Howa action. Lot of gunsmiths do not want to work on them due to how hard the barrel can be to remove.



thats what I thought... OOOOOK, gona let this one go...
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#5875635 - 08/12/15 03:43 PM Re: Weatherby vanguard action? [Re: catslayer]
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good actions and I do know one really good gunsmith that will work with them
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#5875673 - 08/12/15 04:05 PM Re: Weatherby vanguard action? [Re: catslayer]
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Wby Vanguard is same action as Howa 1500 and S&W 1500. The barrel is hard to remove. But most smith's won't work on them because the action threading is metric. Otherwise, it's a great action to build from.
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#5876383 - 08/13/15 03:04 AM Re: Weatherby vanguard action? [Re: catslayer]
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X2 on what chad said, i have a 260 rem built on a howa and if the person behind the trigger does their part it will stay sub moa out to 1k yds. If you can pick up action for $300 or less take it imho. The guys over a west texas ordnance did a lot of work on howa 1500 actions and built incredibly accurate rifles, my 260 is one. Now that they have their own action, i dont think they still do howa builds except on request.

Barrel companies that will touch a howa 1500 last i checked are krieger, mcgowen, and pac nor Possibly bartlein/shilen but cant recall.

I think its either snipers hide or snipers central, but they mess with howa/vanguard actions alot.
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#5877110 - 08/13/15 01:32 PM Re: Weatherby vanguard action? [Re: ChadTRG42]
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Originally Posted By: ChadTRG42
Wby Vanguard is same action as Howa 1500 and S&W 1500. The barrel is hard to remove. But most smith's won't work on them because the action threading is metric. Otherwise, it's a great action to build from.


Most gunsmiths are hacks... Part swappers at best.
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