You will need the "hunting" Berger bullets. My hunting buddy's and myself use Berger's but we all use 7mm's. they kill quick, no tracking.
I have a 50 cal reamer if you are interested. It was used on one chamber and one clean-up on a chamber. It was made by Clymer and is Ti nitride...
I thought the 06 or 308 version was called the"Marksmen". They were set up for NRA XTC including the rapid fire which was ten shots with a reload...
Short actions just don't do it because of the mag length. 3-4 oz is all you are saving.
+ ! on the Redding comp seating dies. They are the best I have seen for loading press seating. I would go for a custom full length sizing die...
Neither barrel shoot's as good as others that are not fluted, both are button rifled. They are both "junk" to me. I did one and the other was...
I have fluted barrels and would not do it again.
I use Dewey. Keep your rod clean
Most single shots have lousy triggers. If you can do better with one go for it.
Quick Load is the best reloading manual
Look at the Colt Light Rifle, it is a spin off from the ultralight arms rifle. I own one in 7mm RM, 6.5 lbs, and it shoots good for a factory rifle.
this is a 2007 thread
Measure the wall thickness in at least four places for uniformity.
409 will clean the mop, then rinse and let dry.
Try a LimbSaver slip-on pad
The Berger hybrid 105 likes more twist than a 8. Try the VLD jammed first then try seating more in .005" increments. I have also found IMR...
The Oryx I killed had a hide that was twice as thick as any elk I have seen. I used a 338 Win Mag, just right for they are tough.
I would go with the 6 Dasher
You did well! I hope your elk hunt goes as well.
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