June 1, 2000, 06:29 AM
I was just thinking that it may be a good idea to consider re-chambering the 7mm mausers to a more popular round for the future. They're relatively expensive to use and the ammo is getting harder to find. Also, I would like to create some consistancy in the future. I've heard of people going to .223 and many other combinations of "deer rifle cartridges". The other that I thought would be good is .308, which to me sounds more useful and available. Plus I'd just like to have a .308. Might be worth thinking about for the 8mm mausers later when the ammo supply finally depletes. (In about 10,000 years?) :) As far as the 7mm goes, I don't mind boring the barrels and installing liners. That's an area that I've been wanting to get into anyway. Also, does anything need to be done to the bolt or magazine box when a change is made?