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The magazine follower fits tight to the rear of the magazine box but it can shift laterally from side to side and it will only hold three cartridges of 30/06 before it shifts and the last one falls out.  I don't think it should be able to shift that way cause the manual says it should hold 5 in the magazine.  Tried it at one hundred yards today-three shot group 1 1/4".  Not bad for some cheap federal 180 gr. Factory loads. More than pleased.

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Rifles / Re: Japan Made WBY Mark V Deluxe 30/06 with 9 lug bolt?
« on: Yesterday at 07:11:05 AM »
Thanks Dubyam and 224King.  The magazine well as well as the spring and follower of this rifle is a bit sloppy. As this was purchased second hand at a gun show, just wondering if it had been tampered with in this area.

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Rifles / Japan Made WBY Mark V Deluxe 30/06 with 9 lug bolt?
« on: February 15, 2018, 09:15:07 PM »
I have a WBY Mark V Deluxe in 30/06 but the bolt has 9lugs when all the info says they should have 6 lugs.  gun was manufactured in Japan.  Can you help me as I want to purchase bases from Warne to fit?  Thanks.

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Rifles / Re: Value of. WBY Mark V deluxe made in Japan
« on: February 15, 2018, 03:05:49 PM »
Just made the trade and it looks good.  One question?  Does the magazine follower seem a bit sloppy on those Mark V made in Japan?   Thanks

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Rifles / Re: Value of. WBY Mark V deluxe made in Japan
« on: February 12, 2018, 08:24:12 PM »
Yes I will make the trade.  Thanks guys.

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Rifles / Re: Value of. WBY Mark V deluxe made in Japan
« on: February 11, 2018, 07:25:48 PM »
Thanks Para45,
What do you think of the offer?

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Rifles / Re: Value of. WBY Mark V deluxe made in Japan
« on: February 11, 2018, 07:14:18 PM »
Thanks Dubyam,
it does have some bluing off the muzzle, however the rifling looks supberb.  I know the Weatherby calibres are more valuable but the wood is very nice with a few scratches but nothing deep.  The owner will trade me straight up
for a very nice Pre 64 model 70 Win featherweight in 30/06 that does shoot very well.  I like the idea that it is left-handed where as the Winchester is not.

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Rifles / Value of. WBY Mark V deluxe made in Japan
« on: February 11, 2018, 02:28:54 PM »
What would be a fair value of a WBY Mark V deluxe with very nice wood, however it has seen some use as a hunter.  Chambered in .30/06.  It is left handed which I want.  Thanks guys.

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