35 whelen

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Beautiful gun and great shooting. Im excited to get my 35W put together. Im going with a re-bored 1903 on a Bishop stock I reshaped and oiled.

Might still do 358 too, I live having at least 2 guns for every caliber I load, just in case I buy a bunch of bullets 1 gun doesn't live... maybe the other will!

On deck to load ive got
180 GSC
220 GSC
220 Speer
225 North Fork
225 Partitions
 

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A beauty for sure in a great caliber. I have owned several and just recently had an '03 Springfield re-bored to the Whelen. Hope to get it to the range soon but a sore shoulder:cry: has kept me off the kickers for the moment.:mad: But I must ask, how long was the drop tube you used to get that much powder :eek:into the case and still have room for a projectile?:sneaky: I just put that much of R15 in an unsized fired case and it filled it to the rim!:confused: Would be rather heavily compressed!!;)
 
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A beauty for sure in a great caliber. I have owned several and just recently had an '03 Springfield re-bored to the Whelen. Hope to get it to the range soon but a sore shoulder:cry: has kept me off the kickers for the moment.:mad: But I must ask, how long was the drop tube you used to get that much powder :eek:into the case and still have room for a projectile?:sneaky: I just put that much of R15 in an unsized fired case and it filled it to the rim!:confused: Would be rather heavily compressed!!;)

Right you are sestoppelman, I have written on that target incorrectly years ago. It should read 57 not 67 as it would be impossible to seat a projectile. I will ask the mods to take it down as I don't know how to.
 

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Beautiful rifle! Now it needs some "character" added to it!
I have two 35 Whelen's. A Rem 700 Classic and a Ruger MK1 RS I just picked up. Prefer the Mauser action myself.
So any of my Canadian friends whom would like a Rem 700 I has one for sale!
 

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Magnificent weapon. Your gunsmith did a great job.
 
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Model 70 winchester, current, blueprinted.
Straightened bolt handle and clover leaf tang
Pacnor SS match barrel, custom contour, 1 in 14 twist, throated for 250 gn projectiles.
Recknagel express sights and barrel band
Tally premier bases, tally quick release rings
Swarovski Z3 3-9 x 36 scope
Duane Wiebe bottom metal
Tally cross bolts, pillar bedded and epoxy bedded action and bottom metal
Metal work by Rob Bloomfield, SC Gunsmithing Australia.
NZ walnut blank, exhibition grade.
14 1/2 inch length of pull
Straight comb
1/4 inch cast off
22 line per inch checkering
Roger Vardy mauser profile.
Stock work buy Darrell Stevens Australia.
@Guy.G
I take it you are in OZ Guy. What part.
Have you tried the Speer load for the 250grain Speer hotcore, that gets a wiggle on.
My Whelen is nowhere as nice as yours but it has become my go to rifle for most things.
Congrats on a beautiful rifle in a great caliber.
Bob
 
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My interest started with the 358 winchester as a teenager. After doing some reading of the 35 whelens past performance and a good reputation as a solid hitter since on game like grizzly, I really started to like it. It is hard for not to like the 35 whelen after seeing how good it performs in the field.
@Guy G
Have you tried any Woodleigh projectiles yet. The 225gr PPSP performance on a large zebra stallion left nothing to be desired.
Bob
 
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Right you are sestoppelman, I have written on that target incorrectly years ago. It should read 57 not 67 as it would be impossible to seat a projectile. I will ask the mods to take it down as I don't know how to.
@Guy G
Mate been thru the post 3x3axnd can't find the picture of your target or load.
What loads have you tried in your Whelen.
Bob
 

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