Originally Posted by etisll40
I'm in the process of getting a bow, a psc I believe, kinda lookin forward to playing with it in the back yard when I'm bored. Like going long and fast and short and sweet. Archery could bring more people back to the hunting world. Were a dying breed or better said, one that is being driven to extinction from the fast food chains and Big Brother.
Nice article, I read most anything Lane writes, he's a real maverick, the stw concept may be the biggest neck down technique the brass makers forgot about. It goes to show just how much can be done with what is already available to us. The 8mm rem mag case has a great deal of powder capacity. yet able to handle the pressure. I kinda wonder why brass makers don't just make the case without the belt. Anyone know that. I suppose I don't really understand why a case has a belt?
I shoot a PSE lh bow if I get a chance. They are a hoot and will get you to 60- 100 yards if you work at it enough. I don't work at it enough.
As far as the belt, it is a hold-over type relic from the 375 h@h's predicessor, the 375 veloplex, if memory serves me. In any case, they designed the brass and used it for the 375 and 300 h@h. U.S. interests simply didn't bother to change what already worked when they modded the casing for their calibers. And don't forget the oldest domestic 30 cal mag that's still used is actually an improved round; the 300 wby is an improved 300 h@h and h@h ammo will still work fine in a roy 60 years later. Same for the 375 roy and 375 h@h (not the 378 though).