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The 7mm Fatso - The Ultimate Short Magnum! By Greg Duley

 
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Re: The 7mm Fatso - The Ultimate Short Magnum! By Greg Duley

What is your barrel life with this round ?
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Re: The 7mm Fatso - The Ultimate Short Magnum! By Greg Duley

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What is your barrel life with this round ?
TrueBlue,
Can't say for sure as we haven't shot one out yet! The first one has had 600+ rounds down it now and still going strong. Have built 9 Fatso's now, and they're all performing well.
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Re: The 7mm Fatso - The Ultimate Short Magnum! By Greg Duley

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Absolutely the 378 Weatherby is based on the 416 Rigby. Yes they added a belt and the traditional Weatherby double radius shoulder, but the 416 Rigby case was the inspiration. This is common knowledge.

The 338 Norma brass has been going real well, lasting 20 loads at 65,000psi so far. I haven't been able to kill a case yet. And it has eliminated the expanding and full length turning then necking down again case forming steps. Now it is a simple neck down, shorten, neck turn, anneal and fireform with Shotgun powder.
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O.K I understand now...

Thanx.
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Re: The 7mm Fatso - The Ultimate Short Magnum! By Greg Duley

Very cool
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Re: The 7mm Fatso - The Ultimate Short Magnum! By Greg Duley

Great artical and a cool project. Your son is one heck of a shot.

Regards, Paul.
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Re: The 7mm Fatso - The Ultimate Short Magnum! By Greg Duley

my gosh ,, that is a cool cartridge, but hey, I did the same thing 18 years ago with the Lazzeroni 7.21 (.284) Tomahawk ((see http://www.lazzeroni.com/ct_sacart.htm )))) ,,,,, our ballistics chart is based on a 24 barrel length )))

now you are claiming better velocity at the same 66,900 PSI pressure than the Lazzeroni short-mag Tomahawk right ? ,,,,,

you must know something I don't ,,,, what type of pressure barrel and measuring chamber are you using ? ,,,,,

BTW ,, I have thousands of rounds of the correct Lazz Tomahawk headstamp brass in my warehouse for those who would like to build and shoot one ,,,,

only downside to all of it, is that the market for short magnums has been weakening over the past 4 years, and we sell very few of them now, compared to the big Lazzeroni long mags ,,,,
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