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Re: Making Another .416x348 Win
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Old 05-16-2018, 11:40 PM
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Default Re: Making Another .416x348 Win

VERY nice rifles - AS USUAL - Paul!

Yeah, I spent a couple of hours on the web yesterday researching #1 and #3 "accuracy", and find LOTS of folks that report getting very good precision from theirs. If only half of them are telling the truth, there are plenty of "accurate" Ruger SSs. I read a lot about the "hanger", and I understand the issue. I'll probably address it before I even shoot the thing. The 'fix' just makes sense.

The 28" barrel isn't for extra muzzle velocity. I can get all I need (or want) with a 21" barrel. What the longer barrel allows me to do is get the velocity I want with LESS PRESSURE. In a sense, it's 'more velocity', if you consider the "same" pressure. With the 28" barrel, I can get 2100 f/s from the 400-grain bullet with the same pressure I get with the 24" barrel barrel but only 1850 f/s MV. Plus the added weight mitigates the recoil too.

I'll keep you posted on the progress of this project.

Paul
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