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which caliber would you use?

 
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Old 11-27-2010, 07:23 PM
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Re: which caliber would you use?

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before I'd build a 6.5/.284, I'd build a 6.5-06. You see close to double the barrel life, and cases are easy to form with standard dies. Also the 6.5-06 neck works much better with very long and heavy bullets. Better yet would be a 6.5-06AI. Of course you could just set the Savage up as a switch barrel gun with one barrel in .338-06AI, and the other in 6.5-06AI
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Are you gonna have a smith put the 338 together or are you looking to have a prefit made up and do it yourself?
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Old 11-29-2010, 09:36 AM
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Re: which caliber would you use?

I'm not sure. I could go either way, I'm going to have a brake installed so it'll end up at the smith anyways. Or I might rebarrel my pistol in something bigger and sell the rifle to cover some of the costs...
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Old 11-29-2010, 10:40 AM
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Re: which caliber would you use?

Prefits can come with breaks too.
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Old 11-29-2010, 11:13 AM
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Re: which caliber would you use?

Matt
E-mail Doug Miceli as he was the first to put the 338 Norma in a handgun. I think that he has a 23" barrel on this handgun though and it has been several months since I spoke to him, I think he is getting under the 338 Edge velocities with the longer barrel.

338X375 Ruger is a good round, basically duplicating the 340 Weatherby.

I was shooting the Edge yesterday and to date none of the above equals the Edge at any range and I still would not go another route. 338 Campfire/338X375 Ruger is an exciting round every way you look at it.

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