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Would .408 rum be worth making

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Unread 12-20-2003, 10:32 PM
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Would .408 rum be worth making

Would the .408 ultra mag or the 416 rem mag necked to .408 to use those bullets be worth making.I want a ultra long range that weighs 8.5 pounds not 25 pounds.In a weatherby Accumark style rifle.The 416 weatherby accubrake should work.Is there 400 gr soft pt and 320 gr soft point for hunting?
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    Unread 12-22-2003, 07:25 PM
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    Re: Would .408 rum be worth making

    Forget the .408 for your purposes. The machines solid probably won't be a good game killer and they cost a fortune. An 8.5 lb rifle would shake you to the core even with a good brake.
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    Unread 12-23-2003, 04:11 PM
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    Re: Would .408 rum be worth making

    Isn't that called a .404 Jeffries? That's the parent case for the RUM, so skip the wildcat and go with the parent, right?

    Seriously, what is there that you want to do with a .408 that a .338 RUM can't do?

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