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Old 03-20-2007, 10:13 PM
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Re: 416 BUFF

Dgr 416

I have not completed all the testing but it appears that 2600 to 2650 is possible with a 26" barrel with reasonable
loads with the 400gr bullet.

And yes the 416/375 is worth the trouble. 375 rum Brass has gone up but it is still a lot cheeper that rigby and weatherby brass.

As I said earlier the 416 buff uses 375rum brass and neck
thinning was minimal (.014 to .015 after expanding to 416

I liked the 325gr x also and even turned the 350gr x into
a 325gr boat tail by machining it.

On completion of testing I will post all loads and data
including recoil calculations.

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Old 03-20-2007, 10:16 PM
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Re: 416 BUFF

I also like that barrel finish. The duece on the wall is nice too!
Can that finish be applied while the barrel is in the actio n?

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Yes in most cases.And as far as the deuce goes it has a 540 cu in big block with a 600hp nitrous set up totaling around
1300 hp and probably could use a muzzle brake to [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif[/img]

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Old 03-21-2007, 08:12 AM
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Re: 416 BUFF

I had to go back and look at the pictures again just to see the duece.....NICE. I am building a 34 5 window, ERS chassis, 405 hp LS6 from street and performance, all steel body that I inherited from my dad. I do not want to race that monster you got, and I do not want to shoot that 416 but they are nice to look at.
I admit that I know just enough to be dangerous.....but dangerous at ever extending distances.
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Old 04-24-2014, 04:35 PM
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Re: 416 BUFF

I found this very interesting 416 project and just had to give it a thumbs up.
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