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cz 550 magnum for .375 Cheytac?

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Old 12-19-2012, 03:57 PM
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Re: cz 550 magnum for .375 Cheytac?

Hi Benchracer,
thanks for the research!
But: I have measured the inside dimensions of the magazine box of the action. It measures 3.82 inches, and the case length is 3.04 inches. So, with a hunting style bullet and not one of the overly long VLDs, it would work not only as a single loader... I will post here what I`ve found out after talking to my gunsmith. Thanks again for your efforts!
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Old 12-19-2012, 09:38 PM
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Re: cz 550 magnum for .375 Cheytac?

Glad I could help! Given your intended use and bullet choice, it sounds like your idea would be doable. Now I'm really curious.

Given the velocity potential of the Cheytac, I would plan to stay with mono metal bullets of some kind. Bonded bullets at the very least. Either way, I am thinking that it would pay to go with a faster than standard twist.

What do you have in mind for recoil control? Muzzle brake? Heavy barrel?
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Old 12-20-2012, 04:24 AM
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Re: cz 550 magnum for .375 Cheytac?

Ähhhh... recoil... yes... It will be an issue. Muzzlebrake for sure, and concerning that the whole project is about the rig still being portable, i`m not sure how much weight to add and where... A mercury reducer might be an option, but recoil will be the biggest Problem for sure.
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