Single shot pistol for Illinois

JWR07

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Can anyone help my with this. Wanting to build a pistol to take to ILl. for whitetail. It must be at least 30cal with a case length not to exceed 1.4". It must also be as a factory load with published ballistic data. This means not 7.62x39 or 30AR. I have found the 300 whisper but not that impressed with 125gr ballistics out of pistol. There is a 30Bellm but I can not find anywhere that manufactures it. Any help is welcome.
 

JWR07

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I ws thinking of building this off a Bat Sv I have sitting hear from a another project. It looks like I will go with a 30Bellm, but can't find anywhere that sells this ammo? I ws thinking of the 460 but hate to try and open the bolt up to fit it.
 

yotefever

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Here is a link to Mike Bellm's page Handgun Deer Hunting Rounds
It states that CNC cartridge makes loaded ammo.
I've taken two deer with the 300 whisper but in an ar platform.
I use my 10" Contender in 300 whisper for handgun silhouettes.
 

Old Shaky

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Can anyone help my with this. Wanting to build a pistol to take to ILl. for whitetail. It must be at least 30cal with a case length not to exceed 1.4". It must also be as a factory load with published ballistic data. This means not 7.62x39 or 30AR. I have found the 300 whisper but not that impressed with 125gr ballistics out of pistol. There is a 30Bellm but I can not find anywhere that manufactures it. Any help is welcome.
.30 Wagsal fits the bill nicely...I have one in a Savage Striker. Cartridge meets all the criteria and about the same ballastics of a .308.....Good Luck
 

Old Shaky

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.30 Wagsal fits the bill nicely....bottle neck case ...150 gr bullet....about the same ballastics of a .308...recognised by IL Dnr....I have one in a Savage Striker...Good Luck-Old Shaky
 

BountyHunter

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my 14" TC encore whisper runs the 125 BTip at 2300 fps. Not to shabby and Mike Bellm often has them for sale.

He is also making the 300 Whisp-r on the 357 max case. This is a similar version of the Whisper

The 357 max as done by mike with the 180s is a potent combo also.

BH
 

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