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Re: 37XC build
« Reply #75 on: October 13, 2019, 05:50:17 PM »
Got the barrel chambered about 1/4+ of the way. Only 3 more inches to go lol

458 would have better splash.  When you go that big there are really only a few good choices any way.   650gr Lazer would definitely kick some splash
« Last Edit: October 13, 2019, 05:56:17 PM by jasnt »
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Re: 37XC build
« Reply #76 on: October 13, 2019, 10:13:58 PM »
What sort of chambering setup you got?

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Re: 37XC build
« Reply #77 on: October 14, 2019, 05:05:25 AM »
What sort of chambering setup you got?
I chamber by hand like you would with a T handle from a tap and die set. Itís slow but has worked out well so far
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Re: 37XC build
« Reply #78 on: October 14, 2019, 08:20:28 AM »
What sort of chambering setup you got?
I chamber by hand like you would with a T handle from a tap and die set. Itís slow but has worked out well so far

Interesting... What about threading?

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Re: 37XC build
« Reply #79 on: October 14, 2019, 08:21:57 AM »
What sort of chambering setup you got?
I chamber by hand like you would with a T handle from a tap and die set. Itís slow but has worked out well so far

Interesting... What about threading?
all threading was done by McGowen.   Barrel nut barrel
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Re: 37XC build
« Reply #80 on: October 14, 2019, 08:02:40 PM »
Barrel is chambered.  Got it just right so my brake is timed too  :whoo:
Just gotta get it cleaned out and start working on load development.  Some how my dummy rounds ended up .010Ē jammed.....just right  :hunt2: :bfg:
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Re: 37XC build
« Reply #81 on: October 15, 2019, 01:10:12 AM »
You still want that 8lb'er of Retumbo, no worries if you don't.  I actually have two 8lb'ers if you're interested.

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Re: 37XC build
« Reply #82 on: October 15, 2019, 01:16:55 AM »
That sounds like a lot of work to hand chamber a barrel. Curious to how aligned with the bore it ends up.

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Re: 37XC build
« Reply #83 on: October 15, 2019, 05:05:03 AM »
You still want that 8lb'er of Retumbo, no worries if you don't.  I actually have two 8lb'ers if you're interested.
yes I do!! both!!
That sounds like a lot of work to hand chamber a barrel. Curious to how aligned with the bore it ends up.
last one I did Shot pretty good. The pilot follows the bore.  It is a lot of work, but I enjoy it.
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Re: 37XC build
« Reply #84 on: October 15, 2019, 10:27:11 AM »
You still want that 8lb'er of Retumbo, no worries if you don't.  I actually have two 8lb'ers if you're interested.
yes I do!! both!!

Ok, was just checking to be sure.

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Re: 37XC build
« Reply #85 on: October 15, 2019, 06:33:40 PM »
First 3 rounds down the tube
Just shot at the blank paper, then aimed at the bullet hole for next 2. Then legal shooting light ended
« Last Edit: October 15, 2019, 07:53:31 PM by jasnt »
243Round ct. 639
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338 lapua rc 174
37XC rc 75
2020 Rifle rc 14

The commission shall attempt to maximize the public recreational game fishing and hunting opportunities of all citizens, including juvenile, disabled, and senior citizens.
https://apps.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=77.04.012

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Re: 37XC build
« Reply #86 on: October 16, 2019, 10:21:20 AM »
I'd say that's a pretty good start!

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Re: 37XC build
« Reply #87 on: October 21, 2019, 05:45:31 AM »
This thing is a pleasure to shoot! Less kick than my 243, can watch the bullet hits in my scope. Wow is it loud!  About half way done with load development but have no clue on speed yet. Going to have to shoot it with out the break to use my magneto speed as the brake is too long. I did strap it on using the spacers and strap had to be on the brake. Bad idea. Strap was clean of the port but sill burnt the strap a bit and I quit that real quick.  Starting load was 2900 with the 350gr smk.  Been having troubles with cci 250ís. Two different lots and both are bad :bash:  bunch of duds and few went off after 4th time the firing pin hits them. Switched to federal 215m and no issues.  So far the worst load was 3/4 moa.  Will check back when I finish load work and get speeds.  Wish I had a lab radar for this.   
243Round ct. 639
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338 lapua rc 174
37XC rc 75
2020 Rifle rc 14

The commission shall attempt to maximize the public recreational game fishing and hunting opportunities of all citizens, including juvenile, disabled, and senior citizens.
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Re: 37XC build
« Reply #88 on: October 21, 2019, 10:07:33 AM »
Wish we were neighbors haha!
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Re: 37XC build
« Reply #89 on: October 21, 2019, 11:53:41 AM »
Wish we were neighbors haha!
Luckily most my neighbors are half deaf

Iíd let ya shoot it
« Last Edit: October 21, 2019, 12:04:15 PM by jasnt »
243Round ct. 639
338rc 773
338 lapua rc 174
37XC rc 75
2020 Rifle rc 14

The commission shall attempt to maximize the public recreational game fishing and hunting opportunities of all citizens, including juvenile, disabled, and senior citizens.
https://apps.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=77.04.012

 


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