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ever since I have read the article about the 284 WIN, I have been in love, I really want to build one for sure, so the question arrives, should I sell my RPM XL 7mm TCu to fund one? I really want to build one and the 7mm tcu has started to bore me "no pun intended". is the 284 all that and a bag of chips or should I build a 6.5X 284? I am more or less looking for a new somewhat long range Mulie/Antelope round and a good BR round. I really like the article about the 284, and have never had one. what say you fellas?
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Go for it Build a 284, you only live once. You will have it all for long range Hunting and bench Work.
168 grn bergers with 55grns of H4831sc pushing it at 2950/3000 fps Oh Happy days .
You will be a Happy little bunny with a 284.
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Mulies and 7mm, Great combo there.
In a properly built custom rifle I dont think you will go wrong. Go ahead scratch that itch.
I personally would still go with the long action, like all my big game hunting rifles. Everyone makes a big fuss about short action this and that. The ole Long action still gets it done with plenty of room to spare.
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The stock 284 barrel will outlast the 6.5x284 by a long shot...
I shoot the 162 Amax with very good results in my varmint rifle, and 140 Ballistic tips in my hunting 284XP-100... Neither has ever let me down...
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What about 284 AI ???? is there such a thing, would it be worth it or is the 284 Win neck already degree'd enough for it not to really matter?