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Old 03-20-2017, 01:44 PM
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Well, at $2,100.00, or more, I'd have to consider a custom build. Not sure I want to go down that road for what would very much be a niche gun for me. Don't get me wrong, the left hand Hornet itch is one I'd like to scratch, but I do have to be realistic about it also.

I think I'd druther either find one of the elusive Browning LH micro A-Bolts in the caliber or rebarrel a relatively cheap CZ527 lefty I'd find used. Kimber? Who knows, it might be out there.

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You could buy two NIB 527 lefties in 223 or 204 and have one of them re-chambered for 22 Hornet for that kind of money. Just saying.
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Old 03-20-2017, 02:09 PM
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Onearm;

There'd be a bit more to it than just a rebarrel I think. The .223 boltface is about .020" more than that for the Hornet. I'll talk with my smith about cartridge handling & chamber alignment issues, if any, before I go that route. But if I found an inexpensive 527 lefty that's probably the way I'd go.

Gotta admit though I'd rather find an inexpensive gun already chambered for the Hornet. Then the big decision would be to have it reamed for K-Hornet right off the bat, or shoot it first.

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Old 03-21-2017, 02:04 PM
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If you re interested, one of my local gun stores, here in Tacoma, WA (MD Firearms) has a lefty 527 in .223 for sale. I have considered it several times but, with my fading eyesight have difficulty justifyung a new purchase at this time. They have a website. https://www.facebook.com/MDfirearms/
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