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Old February 12, 2010, 08:20 PM   #1
trhansen
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.256 win mag?

Has anyone ever tried rebarreling a model 92 or marlin 94 to 256 win mag? Just got thinking about this one and thought it sounded like a fun project. Anyone that has tried this let me know how it worked out. Thanks alot.
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Old February 13, 2010, 01:57 PM   #2
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I did a Marlin 94 in 257 Win Mag for a customer back in the 1980s. Also did a Marlin 94 in 357-44 Bains-Davis. Going to a necked cartridge helps solve feeding issues, and the higher velocity rounds really makes it a nice hunting rifle.

For a tube magazine, you will have to use round nosed or flat tip bullets.
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Old February 14, 2010, 09:59 PM   #3
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It's certainly an attractive idea, but strictly a handloading proposition, today - since factory ammo is long dis-continued.

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