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8mm M1

Discussion in 'The Powder Keg' started by BKB, May 30, 2002.

  1. BKB

    BKB G&G Newbie

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    Anybody rebarrel an M1 to 8x57?? I have an extra M1 with a shot-out brl, .318 bore, can't hit a 6" bull at 15yds .
     
  2. BattleRifleG3

    BattleRifleG3 G&G Evangelist

    Better off replacing with a 30-06 barrel. 8mm is shorter than 30-06, so rechambering wouldn't work. Now if it was 308, maybe.
     

  3. PAPA G

    PAPA G G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

    how about rechameber and rebore to 35 whelen??? now that would be sumptin to hash about!!!;)
     
  4. BattleRifleG3

    BattleRifleG3 G&G Evangelist

    That's a neat idea, or maybe 338-06. But reboring would likely cost a bit more than replacing the barrel. If you know of any inexpensive reborers, lemme know.