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Old 2 September 2019, 23:22
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I've got a 22 Hornet, ammo is easily available, those mini-CZ's are nice, hurry up and buy it S/F....Ken M
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Old 3 September 2019, 07:40
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Just built a new AR lower this weekend... now trying to figure out which oddball upper to build.. either going big bore (458 SOCOM, 450 bushmaster, or 50 beauwolf).. or mid bore (6.5 Grendel, 6.8 SPC)...

Decisions decisions...
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Just built a new AR lower this weekend... now trying to figure out which oddball upper to build.. either going big bore (458 SOCOM, 450 bushmaster, or 50 beauwolf).. or mid bore (6.5 Grendel, 6.8 SPC)...

Decisions decisions...
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Old 6 September 2019, 20:21
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I've got a 22 Hornet, ammo is easily available, those mini-CZ's are nice, hurry up and buy it S/F....Ken M
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Old 7 September 2019, 12:16
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I think I just won the trap of the odd round competition for the day...

I just traded into a .585 Huble...

190ft lbs of recoil! (A hot 308 in a typical bolt action produces about 18 )
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I think I just won the trap of the odd round competition for the day...

I just traded into a .585 Huble...

190ft lbs of recoil! (A hot 308 in a typical bolt action produces about 18 )
Watch those retinas mdwest!

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Old 7 September 2019, 15:41
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No shit. But dont take much enabling to talk me into a CZ .22 Hornet.
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Old 7 September 2019, 19:31
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Glock 31 in .357 Sig. I don't shoot it anymore because of the tiny amount of stockpile I have for it.
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Old 7 September 2019, 21:05
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I think I just won the trap of the odd round competition for the day...

I just traded into a .585 Huble...

190ft lbs of recoil! (A hot 308 in a typical bolt action produces about 18 )
Interesting. Mauser action? Moderate handloads sound actual fun, like a giant cast bullet thrower. S/F....Ken M
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Old 7 September 2019, 22:25
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1917 Enfield action.

My plan is to load it to about 2200 FPS with 650gr bullets and stop there...

Going to max capability, pushing 750gr about 2800 FPS ain’t going to happen on my watch
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Old 8 September 2019, 11:38
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1917 Enfield action.

My plan is to load it to about 2200 FPS with 650gr bullets and stop there...

Going to max capability, pushing 750gr about 2800 FPS ain’t going to happen on my watch
You're still a glutton for pain. Ive never heard of some of the rounds you talk about and look them up.

Yes. You certainly won.
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Old 8 September 2019, 17:21
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I got in touch with the guy that designed/developed the .585 Hubel and asked what he thought a decent starting/plinking load for the rifle would be..

he recommended 155grains of Reloader 50 under a 650gr projectile..

I am in sooooooooo much trouble lol...
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Old 8 September 2019, 18:21
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That sounds odd. I know RL-15 is a nice powder for duplicating the old Cordite British stuf, Ross Seyfried used to write about it. S/F....Ken M
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Old 8 September 2019, 18:50
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RL17 is one of the powders being recommended if I want to speed things up a bit...

I think the deal is this sucker has so much case capacity and you pretty much have to fill to 90% to keep it reliable.. so the only way to slow down velocity, reduce recoil, etc is to go with slower powders...

H50BMG was another “plinking” powder that was recommended lol...
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Old 8 September 2019, 19:28
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Take a lesson from the cast bullet guys and the old 45-50 cal buffalo calibers; use Dacron, straight walled cases, no big deal. Between the burlap for ghillie suits and the Dacron for 43 Mauser loads, the girls at the Minnesota Fabric were kinda sweet on me. S/F....Ken M
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