9MM.223 / 5.56 45 ACP.22 Long Rifle.22 Win Mag 12 Gauge.308 Winchester 40 S&W.38 Special View All Calibers. Vanguard (early production) This was Weatherby's Japanese-manufactured economy rifle. Ive been mulling a new rifle purchase, and have whittled it down to two calibers- .340 Weatherby Mag and .338 Win Mag. They do live up to their reputation as being very accurate as the floor plate nomenclature points out. the mount has been attached to my wife's .308 and is working wonderfully. I have been hearing a lot of good things about the Weatherby Rifles, Vanguard S2 and the Mark V I also noticed that it appears that you can load the 7mm Weatherby a lot faster than the Remington. Weatherby VGY300WR6O Vanguard SYN. The price was great for what they offer and I dont think you could go wrong. Just took 5 rifles to the range yesterday and all shot exceptionally well except the Weatherby Vanguard. I mounted a Nikon Monarch 3 3-12x42 riflescope with side focus and BDC reticle using Weatherby's lightweight Vanguard rings. Overall it's in excellent shape. Sitka Black Tail shot with 338/378 weatherby Mag - Duration: ... (400 yard shot drops Mule Deer with a .243 Win. Fully adjustable trigger lets you achieve the most accuracy potent. can't ask for more than that. opinion on weatherby vanguard 338 win mag! This rifle has a synthetic stock with rubberized palm and fore grip. • Guaranteed to shoot sub-MOA groups out of the box • Match-quality, two-stage, adjustable trigger • Weatherproof Griptonite stock Weatherby Vanguard Series 2 rifles are guaranteed to shoot a 3-shot group of .99-inch or less at 100 yards (SUB-MOA) when used with specified Weatherby factory or premium ammunition. They are great guns. Weatherby Vanguard Synthetic. I just ordered a sporter in 7mm08 i'm not going moose or Grizzly hunting so i figured it would be all that's needed and it's a good accurate round. Savage 57043 10/110 Brush Hunter Bolt 338 Win Mag 20\" 4+1 Synt. Thread starter Guest; Start date Jul 10, 2004; Help Support Long Range Hunting : Join the LRH Team or . Once, the .264 Winchester pushed the envelope for maximum 6.5 speed, but today the 6.5-300 is the king of this cartridge class, and it beats the Winchester by a … Thread starter Guest; Start date Jul 10, 2004; Help Support Long Range Hunting : Join the LRH Team or . Both of these cases are high quality, and the cost of firing these big rifles means that any cost savings on … One of the biggest changes for this rifle is the trigger. The feel of the gun is great. Takes GUARANTEED ACCURACY to the next level w/ .99" or less group at 100 yds in writing. With the Vanguard, the stock is so flimsy and thin that the weight of the barrel forces the fore end to contact the barrel. nicely balanced rifle but the howa/vanguard action is beefy but the fluted barrel helps offset that some. GREAT gun for the money. Mag; 30-378 Wby. Weatherby Vanguard. I was considering one in a 338 win if they have one. Here our team puts the 300 Win Mag caliber to the test right out of the box! They do live up to their reputation as being very accurate as the floor plate nomenclature points out. Howa, the Japanese manufacturer who designed and produces that rifle for them makes the best low cost rifles available. The two stage trigger did take some shots to get use to and i did yank a few off the paper thinking the trigger was not yet ready to snap. Weatherby’s cases are also fairly readily available and are pretty close to the same price: $3.50/case for 338 Lapua vs $3.50/case for Weatherby 338-378 depending where you pick them up from. I have a Weatherby Vanguard in a pretty wood stocked .300WBY. Table of Contents: One is .30-06 and the other is .338 win mag. Comes with an aftermarket muzzle brake installed (unsure of exact make). Even though the rifle was chambered in a magnum cartridge, the recoil was very manageable. This is perhaps the best rifle value on the market today. Wood stock is in excellent shape with only a few minor rubs/dings here and there. My experience with the Vanguard is limited to the previous series, and I've been favorably impressed with the Vanguard-Howa rifles. Let's see what other features the Vanguard MeatEater rifle packs. Selling/trading a Weatherby Vanguard Sporter in .338 Win Mag. Mag; 308 Win; 30-06 Sprg; 300 Win Mag; 300 Wby. The latter is only available from Weatherby, Nosler and HSM, while nearly every self-respecting manufacturer offers a .338 Winchester load. Mag; 7MM Rem. Lately there's been a lot of work in getting some money out the door before congress takes off for Xmas. 24" barreled action pillar bedded to a Monte Carlo, injection-molded composite PG stock. I purchased this rifle in, you guessed it, 338 Win Mag. Currently, my personal rifles were (are) varminters (.223, .22-250 and .243). Growing up with Weihrauch air rifles, I was spoilt with a quality Rekord trigger from an early age, and really appreciated the two stages offered by the design. The .338-378 Weatherby Magnum started out as the wildcat cartridge, .338-378 Keith-Thomson Magnum during the early 1960s.Keith and Thomson are Elmer Keith and R.W. $395.00. Weatherby Vanguard 300 Win Mag Synthetic Rating * Select Rating 1 star (worst) 2 stars 3 stars (average) 4 stars 5 stars (best) Name What I like about the Vanguard range is the fact that it is a no-nonsense hunting rifle, with everything you need and nothing you don’t. Bluing is in excellent shape with minimal imperfections. Tim – June 29, 2016. Weight about 7.75 lbs. 85602 Note: Image may not be an exact representation of the actual item. In my opinion Weatherby really missed the mark by not introducing the .338/06 A-Square in the Vanguard. Both models come with 24" barrels, are 44.5" in overall length, and weigh 7.75 pounds. I have only messed with 5 of them but they were all very accurate. That would make it around 9 pounds or perhaps a shade more with scope and mounts. looking at getting a sporter. The Vanguard Series 2 is taking a rather unorthodox approach to triggers on the modern hunting rifle—it comes with … I have witnessed nor heard of any disappointments. cases and 7mm rem cases. The new Vanguard synthetic models use a black synthetic stock in the typical Weatherby … Ratings (Out of Five Stars) All ratings are relative to other similar products. Match quality two-stage trigger is "creep free" (adjustable d I shoot a Howa 1500 (same rifle) 30-06 with a Weatherby Deluxe stock I bought and bedded separately. Chambered for various popular standard American cartridges from .22-50 to .300 Win. Mag; 338 Lapua; 338-378 Wby. Specifications Caliber: .308 Winchester (7.62×51 NATO) Barrel: 24″, 1:12 twist Operation: Bolt action Finish: Glossy blue (Rifle DOES NOT come with bipod, scope or mounts) Capacity: 5 rounds MSRP: $1,019. My new rifle is the Weatherby Vanguard Series 2 Synthetic that came out in 2012, and it has a bunch of great features. I'm a smallish guy at about 150 lbs, ... My go-to rifle when I absolutely want to be sure of a hit is my Vanguard in .270 Win. Takes GUARANTEED ACCURACY to the next level w/ .99" or less group at 100 yds in writing. Features upgraded composite stock, with Monte Carlo comb, a ring/base scope mounting system and 24" barrel. 300 weatherby or 338 win mag 04-28-2010, 15:43 well im in a rut here on which caliber i want i know the 300 is flater shooting but the 338 is a heavier bullet i have my 7mm rem mag for moose and blacks here on the peninsula i need a gun for brownies not really sure exactly which caliber i want or shall i say need any suggestions guys ... "Weatherby 338" For Sale. i have the vangard in a series 2 in 300 win mag. Previously owned, in very good condition. The accuracy they talk about is there and I am by no means a great shooter. Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by JeffRaines, Oct 12, 2016. Weatherby Vanguard Wilderness review. to .338 Win. Weatherby VGY300WR6O Vanguard SYN. Cabelas is having a sale on some rifles. The best commercial load I have found for either is the Nosler with the Partition bullet. I summed this up to Weatherby engineering the stock to minimize felt recoil. The Weatherby Company was founded in 1945 by Roy Weatherby, and quickly came to be known as the West Coast purveyor of bolt action hunting rifles. Bore is in excellent shape. haven't had a bad one out of my 6 or 7 (can never remember) that i have owned. The Weatherby Vanguard has no such thing. Just took 5 rifles to the range yesterday and all shot exceptionally well except the Weatherby Vanguard. Weatherby VDT338NR4O. Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3. The .30 Super Belted Rimless H&H served as the direct parent cartridge for the case design, and served as the forerunner to the standard length magnum cartridges such as the 7mm Remington Magnum and the .338 Winchester Magnum. just check your action screws and torque em to 50in/lbs is where I found my best accuracy. Built off the highly respected Weatherby Vanguard platform this limited addition Meat Eater model will be available exclusively at Sportsman’s Warehouse. 24" barreled action pillar bedded to a Monte Carlo, injection-molded composite PG stock. I was considering one in a 338 win if they have one. Description: An excellent shooter of the .338 win mag, this Weatherby Vanguard was made with a 24" blued barrel, checkered walnut stock, hinged floorplate, and recoil pad. I took it out west last fall and hunted with it for a day. I was considering one in a 338 win if they have one. They do live up to their reputation as being very accurate as the floor plate nomenclature points out. Weatherby vanguard 2 : .338 win mag vs .300 win mag Hi, I am going to buy my first rifle ever and I am pretty new to this (guns, hunting etc) but since I now live in the Yukon I figured it was the time to start what I wanted to do for years. The trigger on the Mk 2 has been vastly improved, offering a two-stage adjustable unit, with a three-position safety catch. Selling/trading a Weatherby Vanguard Sporter in .338 Win Mag. My new rifle is the Weatherby Vanguard Series 2 Synthetic that came out in 2012, and it has a bunch of great features. They have a weatherby vanguard in the stainless syththetic for a decent price. Rated 5 out of 5. ... Weatherby VFN240WR6B Vanguard First Lite Bolt 240 Weatherby Mag $ 839.00 (1) Weatherby VFN653WR8B Vanguard First Lite Bolt 6.5-300 Weatherby They have a weatherby vanguard in the stainless syththetic for a decent price. Welcome to Field and Streams's Answers section. All are excellent and all were bought under $400. I have 3 Howa's, (same), with syn stocks. I'm pretty confident i can work up a good shooting load for it from the reloading bench though. check out the. The kick of the mag was easily tamed with the simple kick pad that comes on the rifle. The gentleman on the adjacent bench who spent a considerable amount on his personalized Mauser was upset because his rifle (a beautiful piece) grouped well but not impressively, despite the attention he lavished on it. Mag; 340 Wby. Weatherby Vanguard II Series Bolt Action Rifle .338 Win Mag 24" Barrel 3 Round Capacity Synthetic Stock Black Reaper Camo Bead Blasted Blued Finish VSK338NR4O Item No. The only possible negative is the weight of the rifle if you plan to huff up and down mountains. Won't have it in my hands till next week, but from all the reviews i have read it is made much better than anything else in the $600 range. Here you will find hunting, fishing, and survival tips from the editors of Field and Stream, as well as recommendations from readers like yourself. I believe mine is 7 pounds with a Leupold 6x36 fx2 and Warne rings. Weatherby is always striving to improve its products, so in 2011 they introduced the new Vanguard Series 2 rifle. Less than five miles from the old farm.... Answers.fieldandstream.com is part of the Field & Stream Network, a division of Bonnier Corporation. It has a smooth action, and was quick to sight in after barrel break-in. The best value with guaranteed SUB-MOA accuracy on the market today. I personally prefer the Vanguard design to the Weatherby Mark V for general hunting of non-dangerous game(not quite as pretty but more functional) . I tried relieving some of the material in the front in the hopes that the stock would “man up” and keep its gritty hands off my barrel, but I had no such luck. This example is rather interesting as it’s chambered in 270 Winchester Short Magnum (WSM), which is a medium power magnum cartridge and a calibre I have used with some success in Africa. Weatherby Vanguard TRR Sub-MOA. Mag ... bolt action rifles bolt-action rifles Weatherby Weatherby Vanguard rifles Weatherby Vanguard Series 2 Synthetic Rifle Review. I have a.338 win mag vanguard (stainless sub-moa) and its too damn heavy to carry in the mountains. You cant go Wrong with a New Weatherby Sporter. REMINGTON 870 20 GA. ... "Weatherby 338" For Sale. Weatherby Vanguard rifle in .243 Win. I've worked with others in .270 and .30-'06 in load development for friends who weren't handloaders. The stock shows small nicks and scratches from wear, the bolt has a few spots of finish wear, the barrel shows a few small scratches, and the bore is clean and shiny. Mag. Bid Now. Sort of bugs me a little but will do some more testing with it. A SS .22-250 and 7mmWSM. Democrats wanted money for cities and states... ODNR marine biologist said in an interview today the Lake Erie fishery is in about as good a shape as it has ever been. Bluing is in excellent shape with minimal imperfections. Vanguard® Locking Lugs: 9 Lugs: 6 Lugs: 2 Lugs: Bolt Lift: 54 Degrees: 54 Degrees: 90 Degrees: Bolt Release: Pull Trigger: Pull Trigger: Side Release: Magazine Capacity: 2+1 in .378 & up; 3+1 in .257 through .375 H&H: 3+1; 4+1 in Select Cartridges But thats my opinion. If you get it and are looking for ammo, let me know. The palm swell on the right side seems to put my hand in just the right spot. reviews and experiences with weatherby vanguard rifles. Copyright © 2000-2020 24hourcampfire.com, Inc. All Rights Reserved. It would have been a much better fit than in the Ultra Light MK5. Weatherby decided to enter the tactical rifle field, and they developed the Threat Response Rifle (TRR), which is based on their Mark V action. Since I hand load I made my own with 338 win. Calculations were corrected to standard temperature (59F/15C) and … Jul 10, 2004 #1 G. Guest Guest. Before I get to them, I'll just mention that last year when Shooting Times conducted a multiple- sample budget bolt-action rifle shootout, Weatherby's Vanguard scored very highly among the six value-priced, synthetic-stocked bolt actions. Like other Vanguard Series 2 rifles, the WBY-X line has a crisp, two-stage trigger that is adjustable down to 2.5 pounds. I don't know how it would hold up on a .338/.378 Weatherby Mag or larger, but .338 Win Mag is a monster. I would suggest that part of the problem was shooting technique, but I cannot prove that; I was not permitted or invited to fire his rifle. Weatherby Vanguard Sporter, .338 Win Mag, 24", Blued, Walnut Stock. Overall it's in excellent shape. Jul 10, 2004 #1 G. Guest Guest. This page was generated at 07:23 PM. The best value with guaranteed SUB-MOA accuracy on the market today. I have replaced factory trigger with a Timmney and also sent it back into Weatherby to install their Accubrake and match the brake to the color of the barrel. Accuracy is their best attribute. Because of a calamitous case of human error, I did not get to review the Weatherby Series 2 Vanguard when it came out last year. Top 10 Ohio, United States Fishing Charters for 2020 - FishingBooker, If this is your first visit, be sure to Guns were boresighted at home and I couldn't get the 300 WM zeroed. I purchased the Vanguard Lazerguard in .257 Weatherby because it was just too good looking to pass by.The figure on the stock is amazing and I like the laser carved oak leaf motif. Comes with an aftermarket muzzle brake installed (unsure of exact make). The author analyzed six .338 caliber magnum cartridges (.338 Winchester Magnum, .340 Weatherby, .338-378 Weatherby, .338 Remington Ultra Mag., 33 Nosler, and .338 Lapua) for trajectory, effective range, and recoil with modern ballistic software available free online from shooterscalculator.com. Bid Now. Description: An excellent shooter of the.338 win mag, this Weatherby Vanguard was made with a 24" blued barrel, checkered walnut stock, hinged floorplate, … The Weatherby Vanguard ... numerous from .223 Rem. Has seen roughly 60 rounds in its life. weatherby vanguard series 2 spoerter 338 win mag rifle description: weatherby vanguard series 2 sporter 338 win mag rifle, 24" matte blue finish bbl, ejectors, single trigger, medium dark walnut, m/c comb, cheekpiece, rosewood tip, diamond point checkering, lop 13 1/2, 7lbs 10oz, as new, test fired only! With that large of a caliber, would that synthetic stock not absorb as much recoil as a wood stock would or would it not even make a difference? .300 Weatherby Mag 26" M.BLUED Green SYN. after playing with loads all winter I settled on 62 grains aa4350 and 117 grain sst and hornaday soft point. Secondly, while I am not particularly recoil-sensitive, the .338 Winchester Magnum—especially in a less-than-perfect-fitting rifle—can be snotty off the bench, and the .340 Weatherby can be downright nasty. Mag; 7MM Wby. Bore is in excellent shape. HB I have said wby vanguard s2 backcountry in 257 bee that will put wby factory 110 accubonds in a 3 shot group 100yds in slightly less than 3/4" nicely triangled group. Description: Factory New & unfired Wby VANGUARD SUB MOA MATTE bolt-action rifle in .338 Winchester Magnum cal. ... Weatherby VFN240WR6B Vanguard First Lite Bolt 240 Weatherby Mag $ 839.00 (1) Weatherby VFN653WR8B Vanguard First Lite Bolt 6.5-300 Weatherby The new sub-MOA Vanguard is just one example of Weatherby's fresh treatment of the formerly plain-Jane rifle. slightly short but works good. I tried several different companies and looked at the synthetics only. I had it on my .338 Win Mag. I had a Series 2 Vanguard which was a fine rifle, just the caliber I had left a lot to be desired for me. I have found the synthetic stocks to have less felt recoil than wood stocks. Calibers from .223 Rem. Cabelas is having a sale on some rifles. The rifle is a fine rifle and I would not hestitate to get another. I haven't felt how 30-06 and .300 win mag compare, but I suspect they are not too far apart. I've eaten at the Grist Mill a few times too. A true family business operated by third-generation leader Adam Weatherby headquartered in Sheridan, Wyoming. This has the Bell and Carlson stock, fluted barrel, and is cerkoted. One is.30-06 and the other is.338 win mag. I own a Vanguard Wilderness in 257 Weatherby, it is identical to the Vanguard Backcountry minus the cerakote. .300 Weatherby Mag 26" M.BLUED Green SYN. Description: Factory New & unfired Wby VANGUARD SUB MOA MATTE bolt-action rifle in .338 Winchester Magnum cal. Some shooters think the Vanguard triggers have creep, and they have voiced these concerns to Weatherby. I have 2 vanguards that are sub-moa models. Both of these cases are high quality, and the cost of firing these big rifles means that any cost savings on … Mag.270 Win.270 Wby. Illustration courtesy of Weatherby, Inc. Add in a match quality, two-stage trigger that breaks crisp and clean. HUNGARY MAKAROV 9MM PARA. We fired on adjacent benches and the Vanguard in .270 grouped impressively. Thanks for the info, I will have to go and see what the availabilty is now. Trump still hasn't signed Congress' $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill, and the clock is ticking. I have two rugers and love the flip out style safety so going to have to keep an eye on the safety I was able to get it to move to the fire position while putting the rifle over my shoulder and moving the gun up and down with moderate pressure while it rubbed on my clothing. Weatherby Vanguard Sporter, .338 Win Mag, 24", Blued, Walnut Stock. I like it and have had no issues. I will be handloading either choice, and am wondering if anyone has experience working with the .340, and what kind of results you got. Weatherby’s rich heritage began in 1945 located in Southern California. 6.5×55 Swedish Mauser, .264 Winchester Magnum and 6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum. WIN GUNS 100 .308 WIN. ... .300 Win Mag / .338 Win Mag (1).300 WSM (56).303 British (9).308 Win (628).308/6.5 Creedmoor/338 Federal (1).32-20 Win (1).325 WSM (5).327 Federal Magnum (4).33 Nosler (1).338 Federal (3) The TRR is also available as the Threat Response Magnum, which is chambered in .300 Win Mag and various other Weatherby Mags. One is .30-06 and the other is .338 win mag. $177.50. OUT OF STOCK (0) Savage Arms 110 Engage Hunter XP ... Weatherby Vanguard Stainless Bolt Action .338 Win ... Payment Options/Cancellation Fees Shipping & Returns State Restrictions Warranty Team Buds Recent Reviews. most accurate rifle I ever fired. The .257 Weatherby Magnum shares the same cartridge case as both the .270 and 7mm Weatherby Magnums. .240 Wby. The Vanguard® Synthetic will outperform rifles costing hundreds more and is guaranteed accurate. Weatherby VDT338NR4O. They have a weatherby vanguard in the stainless syththetic for a decent price. Weatherby's Vanguard Series 2 rifles are guaranteed to shoot a 3-shot group of .99" or less … Re: opinion on weatherby vanguard 338 win mag! 338 Winchester Magnum : 1 in 10" Weatherby Mark V, Mannlicher-Schoenauer, Savage 110, 116, Winchester 70, Ruger 77, Sako (current), Mossberg, Remington 700, Weatherby, Vanguard, Browning A-Bolt II, Magnum, Research Mountain Eagle, Thompson/Center, Rifle: 338 Winchester Magnum : 1 in 12" Browning BAR Mark II, Sako (old) I read a lot of horror story reviews on the mossberg patriot, the ruger American,and the savage Axis rifles. Three were NIB and the .300Win was used with a scope. That is not too terribly light for a .338 Win Msg but I wouldn't want it lighter! Weatherby decided to celebrate its 60th anniversary by upgrading and extending its Vanguard line with a series of new versions and then supplying these bargain-priced rifles to Weatherby dealers across the board. Fully adjustable trigger lets you achieve the most accuracy potent. I am always reluctant to tell people how well I like it because I'd hate to see them raise the price. I read stories about weak ejectors in both the patriot and Browning so i decided on the weatherby i just hope it shoots good? The vangard felt good and was easy to grip many others felt slippery and very smooth even in the store in dry conditions. Weatherby Vanguard Review. Introduced in 2004. Located minutes from public hunting access in the Bighorn Mountains, and endless grassland prairies. And a blue .300Win. In this special edition rifle, Weatherby first time ever uses a spiral fluted barrel. Mountain rifle it is not. Before I get to them, I'll just mention that last year when Shooting Times conducted a multiple- sample budget bolt-action rifle shootout, Weatherby's Vanguard scored very highly among the six value-priced, synthetic-stocked bolt actions. Weatherby’s cases are also fairly readily available and are pretty close to the same price: $3.50/case for 338 Lapua vs $3.50/case for Weatherby 338-378 depending where you pick them up from. The best commercial load I have found for either is the Nosler with the Partition bullet. And don't forget to check out the latest reviews on guns and outdoor gear on fieldandstream.com. The barrel shows some usage but is in overall great condition. Has seen roughly 60 rounds in its life. The Contestants. The rings will survive just fine on anything smaller, like a .308, 30/06, .25/06, etc. ... .300 Win Mag / .338 Win Mag (1).300 WSM (56).303 British (9).308 Win (628).308/6.5 Creedmoor/338 Federal (1).32-20 Win (1).325 WSM (5).327 Federal Magnum (4).33 Nosler (1).338 Federal (3) to .338 Win. weatherby model vanguard calibe: 257 wby mag with scope and sling -excellent Dec 18, 2020 WBY MAG BORE IS EXCELLENT WITH BLUED BARREL BUSHNELL 3200 3 … "Bob" Thomson. 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