Rainbow Demon, your info on .308 pressure's not all correct. Please refer to the following starting on page 13 for CUP and PSI data for the .308 Win as well as the .300 Savage paying close attention to the pressures for all bullet weights:
And regarding the Savage owner's objectives of wanting it chambered to .308 obviously outweighs his desire to have it be a collector item.
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Last edited by Bart B.; March 13, 2013 at 10:57 AM.