257 Ackley Improved or 25-284

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by 7ultra, Oct 26, 2004.

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  1. 7ultra

    7ultra Well-Known Member

    Feb 22, 2004
    Any suggestions, comments, concerns? Barrel length would be 25-26". Looking for something a little different. The 25-284 looks like it has the edge in velocity. But it would be nice just to fireform brass. Any advice/experience would be helpful.
  2. ljmelea

    ljmelea Well-Known Member

    Sep 6, 2004
    [​IMG] i own two ackleys;one was set up by P.O. Ackley himself(ruger).the other is a pre-64 featherweight.both shoot 3300-3400 fps with 100 grain loads.very accurate and quite deadly.easy to fireform shells..257 roberts shells are readly come by.larry