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Old 02-25-2009, 08:38 AM
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Re: 8 MAG "THUNDERSTRUCK" project

How is that Millett scope treating you?
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Old 02-25-2009, 09:01 AM
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Re: 8 MAG "THUNDERSTRUCK" project

liltank,

Must be a PA thing. I've been dreaming about a 8mmX300RUM for several years now and I'm getting really close to starting a build. Just searched Midway and there are a lot more good 8mm bullets than there used to be!! Exciting stuff.

I have experience with a 8mm Mauser but this would be a whole new ball game. I'm glad to hear a good report about the 8mm mag. I've heard lots of poor accuracy complaints about it in the past. I think it was Jarrett that pointed the blame toward Rems choice of barrels for it?

"Thunderstruck" is a nice looking project and a great way to keep a good rifle from slipping into retirement.

Gene
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Re: 8 MAG "THUNDERSTRUCK" project

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How is that Millett scope treating you?
Love it,trying to find another but everyone is backordered.Accuracy has never been an issue with this 8 mag,it shoots a ragged hole at 100 if the shooter does his job with handloads.If you think Barnes are junk its obvious you have no experience using them on game,Ive got a pile of trophys on the wall that would argue that,nothing penetrates better at long range,and thats what this project is about.
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Done till I can get Kirby cornered...

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That looks sharp!
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Re: 8 MAG "THUNDERSTRUCK" project

I'm a rookie on 8mm but wouldn't you get better BC out of bullets that were a bit heavier for caliber?
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Old 02-26-2009, 07:48 PM
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BC vs. lots of FPS,Ill take the FPSHeres some Barnes videos some might find interesting...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8vGXGO1XGY
http://video.google.com/videoplay?do...+bullets&hl=en
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