243 Winchester

The .243 Winchester (.243 Win) is a popular cartridge that is can be loaded with a wide variety of bullets making it a useful varmint and big game cartridge.  First chambered in the lever-action Winchester Model 88 in 1955, the 243 Winchester uses the .308 Winchester …

Review: Remington 700 SPS Varmint

July 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

Over the years I’ve built quite a few custom rifles on Remington 700 actions. The only factory parts I’ll typically use are the receiver and bolt assembly, everything else is upgraded.  When Remington offered a $75 rebate on the 700 Special Purpose Synthetic (SPS) Varmint, …

Based on the ubiquitous 308 Winchester, the 243 Winchester has developed a strong following among rifleman.  The 243 Winchester’s 6mm (.243″) bullet offers reduced recoil and the ability to use lighter, faster bullets for varmints and small game, while heavier, 100 grain loads can be used …

Often high-volume shooters will re-chamber or set back a used barrel.  Most do it to change calibers or give a worn throat new life.  You need to have enough barrel shank to set back a barrel and re-chamber it. This is one of the advantages …