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Thread: Weatherby Vanguard Ultralight in 257 Weatherby Magnum, New Hornady Dies, ammo, brass

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    Weatherby Vanguard Ultralight in 257 Weatherby Magnum, New Hornady Dies, ammo, brass

    Second hand Weatherby Vanguard Ultralight in 257 Wby Mag.

    24" barrel.

    B&C kevlar stock with aluminium pillars (slight wear from carry, see pics).

    Nice 3lb trigger.

    Barrel condition is good, nice and bright with no pitting, minor marks to blueing from suppressor bush rubbing by the looks.

    Threaded 1/2x20

    Shot once at the range to chronograph with 87gr factory loads, av 3700 fps, group was 1".

    Decent steel rings and new Nikko Stirling 3-9x40 Panamax scope.

    New Hornady Dies (unopened).

    32 x Brass, 20 x Hornady (bough second hand) and 12 x Weatherby.

    139 x rounds factory ammo in original boxes, 39 x 87 gr SP, 100 x 100 gr SP.

    5 x original ammo boxes from original owner, all he has fired.

    25-06 in photo for comparison.

    After $1200 posted for the lot.

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    What does it weigh please, this could replace my 257 Roberts and .264 win mag in one swoop.
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    @nor-west - don't hesitate BUY IT. I'll pick it up for you and have the barrel half shot out before you can get here to try it yourself!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tentman View Post
    @nor-west - don't hesitate BUY IT. I'll pick it up for you and have the barrel half shot out before you can get here to try it yourself!!
    Exactly. Share the love @nor-west.

    When we have burnt the barrel out between us you can re-barrel it with another hot rod calibre for us to move onto. We will PM you reports.
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    Hi @300_BLK. I'll take the dies if you are will to separate them from the package?

    Cheers Jem.

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    Pm sent sent re: purchase.

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    Think youll find it is a fibergaurd model which weigh about 7 3/4 pound bare rifle. I don't remember a liteweight vanguard long action being made in any cal with a B&C stock. Just my 2c worth
    Weatherby mkv or nothing

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    Not wanting to seperate it thanks.

    Unsure of the weight but will get the best reading tonight.

    Nor west has first right of refusal at this point. He will let me know if he is keen
    Warm Barrels!

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    Warm Barrels!

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    Good. I hope it was Nor west. Then I become a part owner and testing platform (eh, nor west? )
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