That would be awesome if they actually come through on the brass. I'm set pretty good on 8mm mag brass but a lot of guys aren't.
My 8mm mag doesn't have a brake on it, so is a little stout from the bench. I was shooting the 200 gr Partition at 3150 fps from the 26" barrel. I backed off 100 fps...
The 8mm Rem Mag is my favorite cartridge as well. Mine is a LH 700 with a Rock Creek 10 twist barrel. It shoots crazy accurate with the 200 gr Partition. So well that I haven't yet explored the high BC bullets available from Hammer and others yet, but I fully intend to. I've taken 4...
What is the minimum length of the steel shank (including the threaded portion) you need to leave on the chamber end of a carbon wrapped barrel? It will be chambered in .264 win mag. I want to make it as light as possible. Minimum steel length on the muzzle end as well?