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What do you think the new wby round is

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What do you think the new wby round is
« on: June 18, 2021, 03:37:38 PM »
I just wanna know I listened to the on our mark podcast the other day and he said it should have been out but he wants to catch up on orders before he let's it out. What do you guys think it could be? caliber and case. I'm just hoping it's not another 6.5

Re: What do you think the new wby round is
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2021, 07:14:42 PM »
Pretty sure it won`t be a 6.5 . A .338 rpm would be nice , or a 7mm-300wby. Maybe a 358wby .

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Re: What do you think the new wby round is
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2021, 07:50:53 PM »
I say itís a 7mm-300, a 7mm RPM or a 338 RPM.
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Re: What do you think the new wby round is
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2021, 09:28:22 PM »
something based on the RPM case, likely a 7mm RPM or 338 RPM

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Re: What do you think the new wby round is
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2021, 09:33:33 PM »
.500 Weatherby Magnum.... Don't like my chances but I will keep my fingers crossed still  :o ;D
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« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2021, 09:45:51 PM »
Lol, thatís crazy. I hope itís not a 22 rpm as I just got impatient and built a 22 creedmoor. Man, if I was venturing a guess, Iíd say itís a 30 just for heavies. The prc left a lot of room on the plate. Iíd definitely crumble and buy if itís a 22.

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« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2021, 09:20:19 AM »
.500 Weatherby Magnum.... Don't like my chances but I will keep my fingers crossed still  :o ;D

that would be pretty cool,  8)  but yea the chance are likely low, haha,  a 6mm RPM with a 1-8 twist would be pretty cool also.

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Re: What do you think the new wby round is
« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2021, 03:05:43 PM »
A lot of mowing time today gave me plenty of time to ponder possibilities of the new Weatherby cartridge. With nothing more than what Iíve seen on Weatherby Nation and heard from o e guy at a wholesale outlet, a 338 RPM seems to be the top choice. Game wise, it would easily move a big, heavy bullet fast enough for anything in North America. As a lightweight rifle (such as a Ti Backcountry) it would be easy to carry at the high altitudes where elk can be. There is no need to comment on Weatherbyís accuracy. Last but not least, it offers a purpose-built, medium bore chambering / caliber with a fine array of hunting bullets with a high ballistic coefficient.
There it is, my 2 cents worth of Kansas summer heat induced thoughts.
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Re: What do you think the new wby round is
« Reply #8 on: June 19, 2021, 03:37:51 PM »
If a new cartridge is on the way, I hope they offer loaded ammo at the same time as the rifle. Otherwise, I'm not interested. Winchester's 6.8 Western come to mind. Ammo but no rifle!  :)

Re: What do you think the new wby round is
« Reply #9 on: June 19, 2021, 06:14:30 PM »
I just hope itís not some fantastic cartridge I canít live without cus my misses ainít gunna be none too happy lol

Re: What do you think the new wby round is
« Reply #10 on: June 19, 2021, 07:17:26 PM »
I was told by 2 Weatherby employees 2 years ago that they were working on a 7-378 Weatherby but had run into problems. So Iím sticking to that guess!
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Re: What do you think the new wby round is
« Reply #11 on: June 19, 2021, 11:33:52 PM »
On the recent Weatherby podcast Adam was testing a new cartridge on a Idaho bear hunt. The people he was hunting with said Adam shot his bear with a 338. So I am guessing a 338 rpm.
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Re: What do you think the new wby round is
« Reply #12 on: June 21, 2021, 03:02:54 PM »
Include 2 boxes of loaded ammo with the purchase of any new caliber rifle!  ;D

Re: What do you think the new wby round is
« Reply #13 on: June 21, 2021, 08:59:08 PM »
Whatever the new caliber is it will probably be based on the RPM case.  Trying to do the same with the RPM case that Nosler did with the Nosler 26.

Re: What do you think the new wby round is
« Reply #14 on: June 21, 2021, 10:29:58 PM »
Whatever the new caliber is it will probably be based on the RPM case.  Trying to do the same with the RPM case that Nosler did with the Nosler 26.

I agree, for a company to spend the money and time on R&D for just one caliber don't make sense. I can easily see 4-5 different calibers based on the RPM case in the future.  8)

Rob