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Re: .416x.348 Win On H&R Topper
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Old 05-07-2018, 09:19 PM
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Default Re: .416x.348 Win On H&R Topper

I don't think I mentioned this. The throat on the .416x348 Win reamer is a little short for the Hawk 400 bullet, so I bought a .416 throater from Manson. It didn't take longer than 10 minutes to lengthen the throat perfectly so that the Hawk 400-grain bullet, when seated 1 caliber deep, is ~0.05" (50 thou) off the lands. The 350s (Speer and Hornady) are about 50 thou off when seated 2/3rds of a caliber deep (.278"). The 500-grain Hawk will be a little 'deep' (I don't recall the exact number right now), but I don't expect to be shooting that bullet too often. That 50 thou off for the 400 MAY have contributed to the precision of those first shots.

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