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Redrill .300-.378 to .378

Redrill .300-.378 to .378
« on: November 30, 2018, 11:26:26 AM »
Has anyone tried to redrill a .300-.378 accumark barrel to .378? Does the barrel have enough diameter to do this or will it require a whole new barrel? I'm considering building an African Accumark

Re: Redrill .300-.378 to .378
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2018, 04:54:28 PM »
Welcome to the forum: if Iremember right my 378's had #3 barrels and the 30-378 probably has a #2 unless it is an accumark. Might be more practical to rebarrel.
John

Re: Redrill .300-.378 to .378
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2018, 05:04:49 PM »
Welcome to the forum: if Iremember right my 378's had #3 barrels and the 30-378 probably has a #2 unless it is an accumark. Might be more practical to rebarrel.

I don't and haven't owned one but I did look around and I couldn't come up with anything. Still, it probably doesn't make a lot of sense to redrill, ream and re-rifle unless you know someone that already has everything necessary to do that. It would be cheaper just to send the action into Weatherby and have a new barrel put on it.
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Re: Redrill .300-.378 to .378
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2018, 05:17:44 PM »
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Re: Redrill .300-.378 to .378
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2018, 05:55:11 PM »
Just get a new barrel
Mike

Re: Redrill .300-.378 to .378
« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2018, 07:20:11 PM »
 ::)  +1 on what king and mike said

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synthetic-257 Wby
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accumark-7mm Wby
stainless-300 Wby
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accumark-30378 Wby
fibermark-340 Wby
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Re: Redrill .300-.378 to .378
« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2018, 07:23:06 PM »
::)  +1 on what king and mike said

Rob

Just to be clear, you are talking about the original question right.
Steve
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Retired in the Nevada high desert and loving life.

Re: Redrill .300-.378 to .378
« Reply #7 on: November 30, 2018, 07:36:27 PM »
::)  +1 on what king and mike said

Rob

Just to be clear, you are talking about the original question right.

yes, why would anyone want to f#$K around trying to redrill a 30-378 into a 378. Just re barrel it

Rob
cfp-223REM
accumark-223Rem
ultralite-240 Wby
synthetic-240 Wby
synthetic-257 Wby
ultralite-270 Wby
fibermark-270 Wby
accumark-270 Wby
accumark-7mm Wby
stainless-300 Wby
fibermark-300Wby
accumark-30378 Wby
fibermark-340 Wby
accumark-338378 Wby
custom-375 Wby
DGR-378 Wby
DGR-416 Wby
custom DGR-460 Wby

Re: Redrill .300-.378 to .378
« Reply #8 on: December 01, 2018, 08:18:24 AM »
Has anyone tried to redrill a .300-.378 accumark barrel to .378? Does the barrel have enough diameter to do this or will it require a whole new barrel? I'm considering building an African Accumark

The easiest and wisest thing to do is to have it rebarreled. 
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