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22-6mm ack.

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Unread 08-03-2009, 04:52 PM
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Re: 22-6mm ack.

Thanks alot. I am still doing a little saving but its not that far away.
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    Unread 08-03-2009, 05:14 PM
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    Re: 22-6mm ack.

    +1 on what Petersen said. If you're hell bent on an overbored .224 cartridge there are few that make more sense (overall) than the 22-243 (plain).

    High quality brass is easy to find and easy to neck down with no fireforming which wastes barrel life unless you use cream-of-wheat or a similar method. There is also the rule of diminishing returns involved here. You will have to burn a lot of extra powder in a larger case just to see a slight increase in velocity. At the current cost of a new custom barrel with all the machine work done, a thousand round gun is hard to swallow. I've shot out several custom hot rods, and while it was a lot of fun, the fun didn't last long.

    A case as big as the 6mmAI or 284 might be a better choice if 100gr bullets and appropriate powders were available and/or desirable. But that's taking wildcatting to the next level.

    I'm starting to go back to the basics and life is certainly getting easier and less expensive.
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    Unread 08-05-2009, 07:29 PM
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    Re: 22-6mm ack.

    Who does the barrel work for your guns?
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