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Re: martini henry 7x57R

Post by bigrich » 14 May 2022, 11:09 am

gunnnie wrote:Big rich, I'm running 26gn behind the 200gn pc'ed cast pills.


what powder would that be gunnie , and at what speed ?
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Re: martini henry 7x57R

Post by bigpete » 14 May 2022, 2:25 pm

A mate of mine has only recently finished a martini 303 build,I believe he's using 2206h behind ford blue powder coated 180g cast lead pills,he reckons its pretty devastating on the stuff he's shot
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Re: martini henry 7x57R

Post by bigrich » 14 May 2022, 3:19 pm

bigpete wrote:A mate of mine has only recently finished a martini 303 build,I believe he's using 2206h behind ford blue powder coated 180g cast lead pills,he reckons its pretty devastating on the stuff he's shot


thanks for the info pete . i'm gunna have to get my finger out and drop my rifle and barrel in to my smith :thumbsup:
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Re: martini henry 7x57R

Post by in2anity » 16 May 2022, 8:22 pm

07 is better than 06H, if you can get it
I'm a "salt on pizza" kinda guy...
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Re: martini henry 7x57R

Post by LawrenceA » 16 May 2022, 8:35 pm

in2anity wrote:07 is better than 06H, if you can get it

I would agree if talking cast.
Lead is slipperier than copper. Less friction, Lower pressure
One well placed shot is all it takes.
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