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My first chamber cutting

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Unread 12-21-2011, 10:30 PM
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My first chamber cutting

With a Remington 7 mag ADL & 24" 243 varmint barrel I cut my first chamber ever then
threaded it for a Pac Nor barrel nut. Got it all put together sized three 6.5 rem mag cases.
Beings there is no load data for it I started with 6-284 loads which holds 5 grains less water than
the 6-350 rem mag. So the 6-284 load for 70 grain bullet is 45 grains of imr 4320.
I have went up to 50 grains so far with not any kind of pressure signs.
I really think that this caliber will equal the 6-06 Ackley.
The shoulder angle is the same as factory 6.5 rem mag 28 degrees I believe.
Now I have 3 new toys to play with
6-350 rem mag
6-06 Ackley
22-243 Ackley
plus my 220 swift that is shooting 40 grainers at 4463 FPS

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    Re: My first chamber cutting

    Congratulations !

    Isn't it great to build a rifle and have it perform better than expected !!!!!

    We all started with the first chamber and the sickness will only get worse.

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    Re: My first chamber cutting

    Killing game with a rifle that you did all the work on is something extra good, I can't say it's the cheapest way to get a rifle but definitely the most rewarding!!!

    Congratulation on giving a Remington some nuts
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    Re: My first chamber cutting

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    Originally Posted by bigngreen View Post
    Killing game with a rifle that you did all the work on is something extra good, I can't say it's the cheapest way to get a rifle but definitely the most rewarding!!!

    Congratulation on giving a Remington some nuts
    This may surprize you my barrel was a take off I bought for $50.00 the reamer
    $35.00 and dies were $25.00 so where can you get a new barrel for $110.00
    the 4320 charge I did get up to 59.0 grains with a sticky bolt so backed off to 56.0 grains with a 70 grain Btip and shot a 3 shot group in one hole so I have a winner.
    the max load for the 6-284 was 45.0 grains.

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