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264 Win Mag can some one explain why it flattens boat tails?

 
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Old 08-19-2011, 03:40 PM
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Re: 264 Win Mag can some one explain why it flattens boat tails?

I would like to know the rifle and bullet he was using when this happened.
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Re: 264 Win Mag can some one explain why it flattens boat tails?

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I would like to know the rifle and bullet he was using when this happened.
I never said he had it happen, just that he said he will not shoot BT bullets because he read that they would not work do to the round being overbore and flatting the BT.

The rifle is a Rem 700, Kreger barrel and Bell and carlson stock pretty simple and nice rifle. The guys not a BS artist just miss informed is all and I did not want to say he was wrong at our first meeting.

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Re: 264 Win Mag can some one explain why it flattens boat tails?

ok thanks for the reply
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Re: 264 Win Mag can some one explain why it flattens boat tails?

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It didnt seam right to me but he was convinced and so was another fellow.
Sounds like they were trying to 'wind you up'.
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Sounds like they were trying to 'wind you up'.
LOL no. They are stand up guys.
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Re: 264 Win Mag can some one explain why it flattens boat tails?

I had a friend that's a Marine try to explain how the M16 was specifically designed for the bullets to tumble end over end through the air so that they'd be more destructive on impact.

I suppose they do that with the 115 DTAC and a zero twist for close quarters?
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Re: 264 Win Mag can some one explain why it flattens boat tails?

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I had a friend that's a Marine try to explain how the M16 was specifically designed for the bullets to tumble end over end through the air so that they'd be more destructive on impact.

I suppose they do that with the 115 DTAC and a zero twist for close quarters?

mmmmmmmm.... I'll take wrong answer for $200 Alex!

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