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What would you Build ( Kirby and Ernie )

 
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Old 12-09-2006, 05:33 PM
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Re: What would you Build ( Kirby and Ernie )

Richard Graves of Wildcat Bullets is the bullet I use in my 7mm Dakota XP-100.
It is a very high BC bullet that works great on big game.
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Old 12-10-2006, 12:36 AM
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I also have 1 of Kirby's 7-270 WSM's, BUT i have a big stock problem in that we used 1 of the older model HS's, which is as soft as it gets. It has cracked 2X now, and will be replaced shortly with the center-grip McMillan. Kirby said this might happen, and it surely did. That torque of the 200 gr. Wildcat was more than the HS could take i guess.

After seeing a number of these bigger XP's perform in the field, i have never seen anything like Ernie's rig. I think u would be hard pressed to beat this rig with anything else really. Just run the #'s with that 200 gr. .8+ BC bullet @ 2700 fps mv. This is probably about as good as you'll find anywhere for the ultimate long-range performer out of a handgun. It shoots good, doesn't recoil much at all, and looks almost as good as it performs. If i were doing another long-range project again, i'd go right to Kirby and have him build me a clone of Ernie's. Kirby knows how to build these heavy kickers like few others out there.
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Old 12-10-2006, 07:35 AM
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Re: What would you Build ( Kirby and Ernie )

Where can I find the BC numbers on the bullets. I did.nt see then on the web site unless I missed something.
I am leaning on a Puff clone . This sounds good.
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Old 12-10-2006, 01:12 PM
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Re: What would you Build ( Kirby and Ernie )

Richard doesn't list them.
My drop charts with MV of 2706 at my atmospheric conditions give me a working field BC with the 200 WC is in the low 8's
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Old 12-10-2006, 02:43 PM
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Re: What would you Build ( Kirby and Ernie )

Would a 270 or 7MM based on the WSM case for 169/195 or 200 gr WCs work in a Striker platform?
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Old 12-10-2006, 09:19 PM
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Length wise it should handle it fine as long as you keep it a single-shot.
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Old 12-10-2006, 10:30 PM
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Re: What would you Build ( Kirby and Ernie )

xp,

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