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Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 09-18-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,634
Posted By Branxhunter
Member L461 has had both chamberings, and chose...

Member L461 has had both chamberings, and chose to move the .20BR on and keep the .20ppc......

Marcus
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 09-11-2021, 02:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,501
Posted By Branxhunter
Why not rebarrel your CZ to .250 Myra (25-222) or...

Why not rebarrel your CZ to .250 Myra (25-222) or 25-223? That way you know it will feed and fit the the bolt face or extractor. The Myra has a small but loyal band of followers over here in...
Forum: Project Guns 08-20-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,282
Posted By Branxhunter
I think if you can refinish a stock then you can...

I think if you can refinish a stock then you can probably fit a butt pad.

I have fitted a few using just a belt sander mounted upside down in a bench vice to grind to fit. Always better to do...
Forum: Big Game 07-23-2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 35,482
Posted By Branxhunter
Walking around, sitting and whistling foxes,...

Walking around, sitting and whistling foxes, prone behind a rifle on a bipod, over a bag on the bonnet, walking at night with an LED torch, spotlighting from a vehicle. Whatever best suits the...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 07-21-2021, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,678
Posted By Branxhunter
^^^This. Cameron Hatcher has a heap of different...

^^^This. Cameron Hatcher has a heap of different stock patterns. This is the English Classic varmint he did for my Sako .20-222 (pic on the website is my rifle):
...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 07-17-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,408
Posted By Branxhunter
OK, here are some more Aussie loads. All with...

OK, here are some more Aussie loads. All with Lapua .222 cases necked down and neck turned, and Rem 7 1/2 SRBR primers.

21.4gn ADI BM1 with 20gn Nosler shots FBHP 4180 fps ave.
21.8gn ADI BM2...
Forum: Small Caliber Load Data 04-23-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 20,454
Posted By Branxhunter
There is an article in the now defunct 'Guns and...

There is an article in the now defunct 'Guns and Game' magazine here in Australia where a well known Australian shooting personality used a .17 Rem improved to crack the 5000fps barrier with one...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 04-23-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,038
Posted By Branxhunter
I have a Sako L461 chambered in .17-222 and using...

I have a Sako L461 chambered in .17-222 and using Lapua brass, Rem 7 1/2 primers, ADI BM 1 powder and 20gn zmax/vmax projectiles my load easily reaches 4,100 fps over the chrony. Shoots flatter out...
Forum: Project Guns 09-12-2020, 01:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,187
Posted By Branxhunter
G'day JWhip. I really like the lines of that...

G'day JWhip.

I really like the lines of that rifle, looks like a terrific project and shoots incredibly well also - what's not to like?!?

Marcus
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 11-15-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,401
Posted By Branxhunter
Get behind thee, Zastava loving heathen! :D ...

Get behind thee, Zastava loving heathen! :D

When was the last time that 300 Win Mag of yours got out for a run? Or the Ruger 7x57? :rolleyes:

Marcus
Forum: Project Guns 10-05-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 43,194
Posted By Branxhunter
I thought you had a shot out of it?? Hmm. I...

I thought you had a shot out of it?? Hmm.

I must say that despite my stated wish to be introduced to the .25 Myra, the .25 Camel and the .22-250AI I have still not yet had the pleasure either....
Forum: Project Guns 10-01-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 43,194
Posted By Branxhunter
Whoops. How did that happen? I thought you had a...

Whoops. How did that happen? I thought you had a few shots out of it. No need to ask permission! Will have to send you off with it and an ammo box of loads for a morning next year.

Marcus
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 10-01-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,295
Posted By Branxhunter
That's a peach in looks and performance. Nice...

That's a peach in looks and performance. Nice pick up.

Marcus
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 06-05-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,342
Posted By Branxhunter
This is basically what I do for my .20-222. First...

This is basically what I do for my .20-222. First step is to run the cases through a .222 die with the expander ball removed which partly sizes down, then through an S-type die with the right sized...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 05-23-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,923
Posted By Branxhunter
This one is exceptionally good :D ...

This one is exceptionally good :D

http://hatchersriflestocks.com.au/products-21/classic-varmint.html

Marcus
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 05-18-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,923
Posted By Branxhunter
Hitting mid 3000's with 32gners will be a doddle....

Hitting mid 3000's with 32gners will be a doddle.

Marcus
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 05-17-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,923
Posted By Branxhunter
G'day Gunnie. Should be a ripper of a...

G'day Gunnie.

Should be a ripper of a project. Looking forward to seeing how this project progresses

I have a .20-222 in an L461 that wears a Cam Hatcher stock, and AR2207 and BM1 have proven...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 04-30-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,271
Posted By Branxhunter
My understanding is that the Bix n Andy Sako...

My understanding is that the Bix n Andy Sako triggers replace the Tikka style triggers found on the S and M series Sakos, but don't fit/replace te No.4 trigger found on the L or A series?

Marcus
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 04-26-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,271
Posted By Branxhunter
What adjustments are you hoping to make, and what...

What adjustments are you hoping to make, and what end results are you hoping to achieve?

The Sako No.4 trigger was fitted to both L461/A1 short actions and the L579/AII medium actions - I am not...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-25-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,307
Posted By Branxhunter
G'day Roger68, you wouldn't be based in Portland...

G'day Roger68, you wouldn't be based in Portland Victoria would you? If so I have a .20-222 and I am just up the road - happy to have a yarn.

Marcus
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-16-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 49,318
Posted By Branxhunter
My .20-222 ...

My .20-222

https://s20.postimg.org/kwu570ohp/image.jpg (https://postimg.org/image/kwu570ohl/)

https://s20.postimg.org/w96qosa19/image.jpg (https://postimg.org/image/ogg2wt421/)

Sako .20-222...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-01-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,737
Posted By Branxhunter
Yeah well I thought our American friends might...

Yeah well I thought our American friends might get the wrong end of the stick if referred to you as my "mate".

Besides, it gives you a goal to work towards - a good friend :D

Marcus
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-23-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,737
Posted By Branxhunter
Hello SS. I use a .222 S type die with a...

Hello SS.

I use a .222 S type die with a smaller bush to create .20-222 cases. Your would normally need 2x bushes and neck down in two steps, however I use a .222 neck sizing die with the expander...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-09-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 32,942
Posted By Branxhunter
Fantastic work JRA. I love the work you...

Fantastic work JRA.

I love the work you have done on the Mini Mauser, Hoa mini and the Brno.

All a bit high end for our Camel though......:D

Marcus
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 12-12-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,266
Posted By Branxhunter
G'day from down under 2skeet. I use Win .222...

G'day from down under 2skeet.

I use Win .222 brass to form my .20-222 cases. My chamber neck is .232 and I use a .226 bush in the S-type FLS die without neck turning or reaming, and accuracy is...
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