GUN Stupid fucking question

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  1. James Hook

    James Hook Never trust a government that doesn't trust its ow

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    How would you go about making a 30-06 bolt action to a .308?
     
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    subject doesn't lie
     
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    That's ok, I got asked what caliber and 30 caliber machine gun uses today.
     
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    someone really said "what caliber is that 30 caliber?" ?????
     
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    It was, "What caliber does the .30 cal machine gun use?"
     
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    damn, did you say? "30" and give them the :ugh:
     
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    To answer your question simply...you can't
     
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    Sure you can. It uses a long action, but that does not mean you cant make it a .308, you'll just have a little longer action to deal with than a normal short action.

    You'll mainly just have to re-barrel it. Just talk to a good gunsmith and its certainly something you can do. Its possible to go from a long action to a short action caliber, but you cant really go the other way.
     
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    Shit, I told them 7.62x63 just to confuse them more.
     
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    I was guessing it was something he wanted to to do, like an easy switch. :dunno:
     
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    well considering that there are some 1919 machine guns with 8mm conversions that was a legitimate question... unless of course, you're talking about like an m14 or something.
     
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    Well seeing as how he said .30 cal machine gun.

    Now if he would have said M1919, ANM2, M37 or the likes...
     
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    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

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    You could most likely get by with a re-chambering instead of a re-barreling

    You'd need a new follower and probably have to block the magazine to get it to feed correctly.
     
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    there are also some in .308
     

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