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Old May 21, 2020, 08:53 PM   #1
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Model 70 Winchester pre-WWII has 300MAG as the caliber. My question is what 300Mag?

I didn't think Winchester had a model 70 Rifle 300MAG that early or that the Winchester 300mag was available that early. Was there another 300 mag chambering for the Model 70?
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Old May 21, 2020, 09:13 PM   #2
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.300 H&H
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Old May 21, 2020, 09:31 PM   #3
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The only .300 Magnum that existed before WWII was the .300 H&H Magnum.

introduced as a cartridge in 1925, and chambered in the Win M70 in 1937.

The next .300 Magnum in the Model 70 was the .300 Winchester magnum introduced in 1963.
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