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30-30 AI Based Wildcats Contender Any Info???

 
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Old 10-06-2008, 02:39 PM
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30-30 AI Based Wildcats Contender Any Info???

Have been looking at 30-30 AI based wildcats for a custom Contender barrel. Looking at 25 or 22 caliber but, would appreciate any info on any caliber. Thanks in advance.

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Doug
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Old 10-06-2008, 09:58 PM
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Re: 30-30 AI Based Wildcats Contender Any Info???

Both Gary Reeder and Bullberry barrel works makes wildcats based on 30-30 cartridges. Hope this helps if not just ask again. We'll get it figured out


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Old 11-29-2009, 05:13 PM
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Re: 30-30 AI Based Wildcats Contender Any Info???

TC made a small run of the 14" barrels in 30-30 AI. I also am one of those ppl who are looking for one of these barrels as it's one of the few that I don't have. If anyone has one that they'd like too part with........pls feel free too contact me at gobber2@hotmail.com.
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Old 11-30-2009, 08:57 PM
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Re: 30-30 AI Based Wildcats Contender Any Info???

Last time I looked Midway had 14" 30-30AI 40* contender barrels in stock. I think they are around $250.00 .
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Old 01-09-2010, 08:11 PM
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Re: 30-30 AI Based Wildcats Contender Any Info???

Hi,
Hadn't been on in a while but life has been good. Have the following barrels based on 30/30:

Bullberry 7x30 Waters Improved
25 Bullberry
Bullberry 30/30 AI (should be here in acouple of weeks)

Not based on 30/30 but also snagged an OTT chambered in 223AI

Thanks for all responses.
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Doug
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Old 01-12-2010, 09:08 AM
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Re: 30-30 AI Based Wildcats Contender Any Info???

A little update. Midway 30-30AI T/C Contender barrel was on back order. On searching the web I found a lot of information on some good custom barrels that were about the same price as the T/C barrel. Match Grade Machine Custom Thompson Center Encore, Contender, and G2 barrels - MGM (MGM) They have a bunch of calibers made up on the 30-30 case. I ordered a Shilen SS 14" 30-30AI shipped for $285.00 . They have about a 6 week delivery. I should get my barrel in about a week and a half.

I was very temped to order their 6.5-30-30 but the cost of a set of dies turned me off. I got a set of Lee 30-30AI dies. I have never had any trouble out of the Lee dies myself.
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Old 01-12-2010, 09:45 AM
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Re: 30-30 AI Based Wildcats Contender Any Info???

If you are looking for something based on a 30/30 I recomend the 7/30 Waters.

It is a great cartrige for the contender and very effective on deer sizes game.

It is also very accurate at longer distance.

Just a thought.

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