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Unread 03-07-2006, 10:48 PM
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338 snipe-tac

OK I'LL LET THE CAT OUT OF THE BAG. DAVE AT VIERSCO MFG., IS ALMOST DONE WITH MY DREAM MACHINE. PLEASE NO DROOLING! HERE ARE THE SPECS:
338 SNIPE TAC
CUSTOM TITANIUM ACTION
SHEILIN TRIGGER
LONE WOLF CARBON FIBER STOCK
33 INCH ROCK 9.2 TWIST BARREL WRAPPED BY ABS
CUSTOM 3 ROUND MAGAZINE, YES IT'S A REPEATER!!
BRAKED OF COURSE
HOPEFULLY 300 GRN MK AT 3400!!!
WILL BE TOPPED WITH A 5.5X22X56 NF
I'LL POST PICS IN THE NEXT DAY OR SO.
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    Unread 03-08-2006, 01:42 AM
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    Re: 338 snipe-tac

    Sounds like a hell of a rifle. SHould be a helluva shooter. A 300g SMK at 3400fps, jesus mary and joseph. I never knew speeds like that were possible with that weight of bullet untill I found this site. That thing would fly for I'm guessing 3K and farther?? Anything under 1000 yards is just to easy I would assume.
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    Unread 03-08-2006, 10:23 AM
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    Re: 338 snipe-tac

    Shaner2121, I must say I am curious as to how your going to get 3400fps out of that .338? [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/shocked.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif[/img]

    Please do help me out here OK! I need all the help I can get as matter of fact. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif[/img]

    What kind of case are you using for this project? [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]
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    Unread 03-08-2006, 12:25 PM
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    Re: 338 snipe-tac

    the 338 snipe tac is based off of the 408 chey tac case

    that means a HELL of a lot of powder


    take it easy
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    Unread 03-08-2006, 12:56 PM
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    Re: 338 snipe-tac

    From everything i've read about the big 408 on here is that it cant be built off just any action. It needs a big beefy custom action. I guess it would be one of the ultimate LR hunting rifles though. Thats just plum amazing to get a 300g smk out that fast. Plug those numbers in the ballistics program and its almost unbelievable!
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    Re: 338 snipe-tac

    That was what me and BJ were originally gonna have built by Kirby, settled on a different caliber though

    you guys will have to wait a few more months to see, he he he!!!!

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    Unread 03-08-2006, 03:55 PM
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    Re: 338 snipe-tac

    Busy day at work. I'll try to post some pics tomorrow. As far as 3400 fps with th 300 grn., it's all good but case life is shortened. Hodgen has a new powder that Dave Viers is cookin with. Slower than 50 bmg so we'll see. I've been wanting to build this rifle for some time, I feel it's the ultimate LRH Hunting setup. Elk within 1500 yards are not safe!
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