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Offline D45/70

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Help me out here do I need a 8mm?
« on: August 18, 2019, 04:04:04 PM »
8mm Remington Magnum.
17,204,223,243/6mm, and 45/70

I have nothing in-between .

30 calibers, 270's, and the current hot shot 6.5's are boring to me for what ever reason.

I think I NEED a larger game caliber.

Boy and his wife have most every thing up to 458.

BUT no 8mm.

Humm sounds like I NEED to fill that hole.

What about a 8mm Remington Magnum?

I looked at brass and it is out of sight.

But it looks like 7mm mag or 375 H&H brass is more in line and not to hard to rework.

I have a 7mm mouser action in a stock,I could get for the asking and do a barrel. The more I reed the more I feel the need for a 8mm Remington Magnum.

Any real time experience or first hand knowledge?

Anything that can send a 220gr bullet out the end of a 24" barrel at over 3500 fps has my attention for sure.
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Re: Help me out here do I need a 8mm?
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2019, 05:12:34 AM »
It sure looks like you are well covered for everything else, D!  O0 What are you planning to hunt with it?

I have one Mauser left, an 8mm but it is straight military. You want something with some more punch, looks like.
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