Discussion in 'Big Stuff -- 6.5mm, 7mm, 30 Cal' started by Broncazonk, Jan 4, 2010.
Anybody shooting the BIG stuff? I'm intersted in building a .375-408 tube gun.
New at this site... Do you still need info on 375 chey tec I have one
I've got a 338-408. I can probably answer a few questions for you.
I shoot 338LM.
check out black diamond rifles. email dave viers and he can tell you all about these big boomers. check out his line of Viersco Mag (VM). 338VM, 375VM, 416VM, 458VM. they are a redesigned case--basically a worked over .408CT case and have a lot more volume. teh .458 VM has over 10,000 LBS of energy!!
Dave Viers (Viersco) cartridges based on the CT or similar sized cases:
338 SnipeTac - http://www.blackdiamondrifles.com/338_SnipeTac.html
375 SnipeTac - http://www.blackdiamondrifles.com/375_SnipeTac.html
375 Viersco Magnum (VM) - http://www.blackdiamondrifles.com/375_Viersco_Magnum.html
416 Viersco Magnum and 458 Viersco Magnum - http://www.blackdiamondrifles.com/375_Viersco_Magnum.html (scroll down the page)
Other possible cartridges - http://elr-resources.com/page14.html
Also see the "ELR - Beyond 1000 Yards" forum on SnipersHide - http://www.snipershide.com/forum/ubbthreads.php?ubb=postlist&Board=5&page=1
Large tube guns - see the stock/chassis maker sites to see whose stocks will support the required action/receiver:
Cadex - http://cadexdefence.com/index_sub3_cfs.html
McRee (TMAG) - http://www.mcreesprecision.net/sp_pr_t.htm
PDC Custom - http://pdccustom.com/
XLR Industries - http://www.xlrindustries.com/Index.html
That should keep you going for a while.
If you are primarily interested in using this rifle for extreme long range (ELR), see http://elr-resources.com/index.html
What is the current status of Jamison?? Are they the only supplier of brass for the CheyTac cartridges?
If you are good at making hits with either of these at 1,000yds then going to more power is like cheating.
Appears Jamison is "offline" for the foreseeable future.
Actual CT spec brass: HSM â€“ 375 CT and 408 CT (both built by Bertram) - http://store.thehuntingshack.com/brass.aspx
Else Google to see if you can find anyone with either Bertram or Jamison in stock.
Actually, I'd also try CT direct (assuming you can reach anyone) and ask for recommendations - http://www.cheytac.com/
Otherwise youâ€™re talking â€œcartridge designerâ€ brass:
Allen Precision â€“ for their CT-based Allen Magnums - http://www.apsrifles.com/General_Price_List.html
Joel Russo/Bruce Baer - for the CT-based 338 Big Baer (built by Bertram) - http://www.russoriflestocks.com/Contact_Us.html or http://www.baercustomrifles.com/contact.html
Viersco â€“ for their CT-based 338 SnipeTac and 375 SnipeTac - http://www.blackdiamondrifles.com/Services-Pricing.html
Xtreme â€“ for their 505 Gibbs/CT-based 338 Xtreme - http://www.xtrememachining.us/products_338xtreme.html
Thanks for the info. I have a friend with some CheyTacs and he thought Jamison was the only supplier.
Tube gun no info...my gun weights 24lbs with a break...you know when it goes bang....well Boom.
Its real big....if I could get most of my $$$ back out of if I would go .338.
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