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Calibre Projects?
Jun 24th, 2009 at 7:59pm
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Anyone got any calibre projects at the moment (like Madness's 10mm MAD)
  
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Reply #1 - Jun 24th, 2009 at 9:56pm
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Yep starting to get on top of my .416 Barrett.  Smiley

It's a bit tough having to make it up as you go along though  Wink

But who can argue with 200 odd grains of powder making 400 odd grains of bullet go 3300 odd feet per second.    Shocked  Cool

The recoil isn't to bad either  Cheesy

But the muzzel blast is a different story  Grin

  

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Reply #2 - Jun 24th, 2009 at 10:21pm
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Considering a 257weatherby magnum. I love 25 cal and I love all the people that hate it. Any other quarter bore calibers to consider?
  

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Reply #3 - Jun 24th, 2009 at 10:25pm
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My 338 fed is on the go Wink
  
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.223 Ackley being built and 6.5x47 Lapua on the agenda
  
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Reply #5 - Jun 25th, 2009 at 9:55pm
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These all sound mint it'll be good to see how they work out.
  
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Reply #6 - Jun 25th, 2009 at 10:07pm
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Christ Kiwi Greg what are you going to do with that? Shoot Buffalo at 1000 yards.
Whats the B.C on that projectile? I'd like to run it through my computer.
  
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Reply #7 - Jun 26th, 2009 at 9:54am
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Christ Kiwi Greg what are you going to do with that? Shoot Buffalo at 1000 yards.
Whats the B.C on that projectile? I'd like to run it through my computer.


The guy's in the states have shot 2500-3000 yards sub moa.
One has shot Mule deer at 2000 plus 3 times one shot kills, but it would take quite a while to get there so who knows how quick they died.
But they are legends & I'm just a Kiwi boy with a home made rifle. Smiley

Some of the advertised BC's are not necessarily the true BC.
The factory rounds have a "BC" of .9 ish but the BORS unit uses .73, so a bit of a difference there.
435gr "1.058" brass
420gr    ".95"  brass
416gr    ".93"  brass
410gr     .81   jacketed
400gr   .392   TSX
I haven't shot enough long range yet to check the BC's but I have shot the TSX to 750 & the BC was about bang on.
But man do they slooow down quick & fall out of the sky , they suck for long range duty Wink
Thats probably because they are cheap, easy to get & they shoot well under moa in my rifle  Grin Grin
The brass ones are most likely no good on animals unless you hit a substantial bone. They just pencil through much like an arrow with a target tip I've been told, buy a guy in the states.  Sad

Its funny, I've it had up at a public range a bit lately and the usual response starts with F followed closly by a few more once I fire it. Grin Grin
  

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Reply #8 - Jun 26th, 2009 at 10:11am
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Wow a 416 Barret...now I thought a 338 Lapua was a freakn canon and a half. I've set my sights on something a whole lot smaller.
I'm having a lightweight 6mmBR built on a Remington Model 7 action for longish range small game busting as we speak.
  

Long range rifles. Why run you'll only die tired.
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Reply #9 - Jun 26th, 2009 at 10:13am
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Hey Greg thats a pretty wide variation on BC.

Are the brass ones solid brass and I guess lathe turned? If so much longer for weight than a copper jacketed lead core so would make sense.

I reckon a few of us would like to see a photo of a line up of both the projectiles and the loaded rounds if you could post one.  

Interesting!



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Reply #10 - Jun 26th, 2009 at 10:21am
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LJP wrote on Jun 26th, 2009 at 10:11am:
Wow a 416 Barret...now I thought a 338 Lapua was a freakn canon and a half.


Didnt they have the Navy seal hero shooting one on future weapons?
Dont think it was a barret system but he was grouping well on a target 2500m away the size of a laptop. Shocked
  
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Reply #11 - Jun 26th, 2009 at 10:22am
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gimp wrote on Jun 25th, 2009 at 1:14am:
.223 Ackley being built and 6.5x47 Lapua on the agenda


Are you just reaming the rem or doing more Huh
  

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Reply #12 - Jun 26th, 2009 at 10:27am
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LJP have you considered 6mmBrX?
  

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Reply #13 - Jun 26th, 2009 at 10:48am
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leathel wrote on Jun 26th, 2009 at 10:22am:
gimp wrote on Jun 25th, 2009 at 1:14am:
.223 Ackley being built and 6.5x47 Lapua on the agenda


Are you just reaming the rem or doing more Huh



Action trued/new 1:8 barrel and figured since I handload there was no reason not to go AI for another few FPS and a cooler looking case
  
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Reply #14 - Jun 26th, 2009 at 11:01am
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gimp wrote on Jun 26th, 2009 at 10:48am:
leathel wrote on Jun 26th, 2009 at 10:22am:
gimp wrote on Jun 25th, 2009 at 1:14am:
.223 Ackley being built and 6.5x47 Lapua on the agenda


Are you just reaming the rem or doing more Huh



Action trued/new 1:8 barrel and figured since I handload there was no reason not to go AI for another few FPS and a cooler looking case


I haven't regreted the AI at all and to date are up around the sixth fire and getting to the stage for a FL size to bump the shoulder back and at full length so will need a trim soon and these are with hot loads Wink

The 22-250 used to have trim the length every or every second fire when using the hot loads... Roll Eyes

1:8 twist  Cheesy be able to run some high bc pills with that Smiley
  

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