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Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-09-2020, 02:33 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 29,424
Posted By xswanted
I think theyíre okay at best. My carry...

I think theyíre okay at best.

My carry rifle I mentioned above is stainless. However I have a blued 223 Varmint as well. I personally havenít had a problem with rust on mine but while working in...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-06-2020, 01:00 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 29,424
Posted By xswanted
I have a Tikka T3x I carry when Iím not going too...

I have a Tikka T3x I carry when Iím not going too far and when I know shots will be under 200-250. Chambered in 223. Nothing pretty to look at but it shoots very well and is light as can be.

...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-27-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,378
Posted By xswanted
He is still making bullets as just this week I...

He is still making bullets as just this week I ordered a bunch of the bullets a asked about.

I believe Iíve read theyíre not bad on fur. They look just like the 50 Berger and Iíve never had an...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-24-2020, 02:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,378
Posted By xswanted
Anyone shot a coyote with these?

Anyone shot a coyote with these?
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-16-2020, 11:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,378
Posted By xswanted
Unmussig bullets on fur

Have any of you guys used Dons bullets for coyotes? Specifically the 50grain 20 cal?

How are they?

I have a box but havenít broke into them yet
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-24-2020, 02:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,217
Posted By xswanted
20BR is awesome for a coyote rig and 55s work...

20BR is awesome for a coyote rig and 55s work great in there.

However, if you hunt with one long enough the BR case will bite you in the feeding department.

If you want a 20 cal rifle to...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 12-11-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,227
Posted By xswanted
Iíve had good luck with 32 Blitzkings in my 204....

Iíve had good luck with 32 Blitzkings in my 204. Kill quick and with very few exceptions no fur damage.

35 Berger is good as well.

My favorite is the now defunct 50 grain Berger. If it exits...
Forum: Classifieds 11-30-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,394
Posted By xswanted
204 50 grain Berger

Hi all,

I know this is a long shot but if anyone still has the .204 50 grain Berger laying around that they want to sell, Iíd gladly take them.

Thanks in advance!
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 07-31-2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,344
Posted By xswanted
Iíve had really good luck with the Duracoat in a...

Iíve had really good luck with the Duracoat in a can stuff.

Iíve done a few rifles with it now. Wear spots like the end of the muzzle is about the only place Iíve noticed it coming off.
...
Forum: Classifieds 03-25-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,384
Posted By xswanted
WTB 27 gr Kindler .172

Hi guys, Iím looking for some 27 gr .172 Kindler bullets.

Let me know if you have anything youíre willing to part with.

Thank you!
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-22-2019, 02:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,714
Posted By xswanted
I’ve decided that I am going to rid the cupboard...

I’ve decided that I am going to rid the cupboard of Berger Bullets as I go forward. I’ve been disappointed by losing the 50s and now the 55s as well as the 30 and 25 17s.

I’ve had quite a bit of...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-09-2019, 02:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,293
Posted By xswanted
Douglas makes a very good 20 caliber barrel. Iíve...

Douglas makes a very good 20 caliber barrel. Iíve had three of them. Ow and theyíve all been very good.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-01-2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,238
Posted By xswanted
I have an 8 twist 204 with a 17.5Ē barrel that is...

I have an 8 twist 204 with a 17.5Ē barrel that is suppressed.

I run the 55 Bergerís in there and itís a great coyote setup for 350 yards and in.

Very fun to shoot and very handy to carry.
...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-10-2019, 02:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,280
Posted By xswanted
I have a 16.5Ē 204 that I run the 55 Bergerís out...

I have a 16.5Ē 204 that I run the 55 Bergerís out of.

It didnít lose near the velocity I thought it would, maybe heavy bullets have something to do with that, I donít know. The load I use is...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 11-14-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,281
Posted By xswanted
Rem 700 223/204 box/follower

Hi guys,

Does anyone know of a company or person that makes an extended box and follower for the Rem 700 in the 223/204 configuration?

Iím looking to be able to run heavy bullets and need to...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-19-2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,835
Posted By xswanted
None. Groups at 100 yards may have actually...

None.

Groups at 100 yards may have actually been slightly better.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-18-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,835
Posted By xswanted
204 With short barrel....before and after

I posted this on accurate shooter as well.

Thought it might have some interest here to.

o make a long story short I found myself one 204 long in the gun safe. It was an 8 twist built on a 700...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-03-2018, 03:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,207
Posted By xswanted
Perfect! Thatís what Iím looking for. Thank...

Perfect! Thatís what Iím looking for.

Thank you sir!
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-03-2018, 02:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,207
Posted By xswanted
17-204 velocity questions

Hi guys,

I have a 204 and a lot of brass I was thinking of turning into something else. The 17-204 makes a lot of sense for me, however I have a 17 Remington as well. I guess thereís be nothing...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 12-04-2017, 02:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,693
Posted By xswanted
I wouldn't bother improving a 20-250. You're...

I wouldn't bother improving a 20-250. You're gains won't be worth the hassle.

My 20-250 shooting 55 Bergers lasted about 750 rounds before the bullets would litterally were hitting the target...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-02-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,279
Posted By xswanted
Berger now recommends using a 1/7 twist to shoot...

Berger now recommends using a 1/7 twist to shoot the 55. I used a 9 with a 20-250 and a 20BR and it worked but it certainly wasn't stabilizing in the cold.

8 twist 204 shoots well with 55s but...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-28-2017, 03:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,731
Posted By xswanted
Looks like they have bench rest followers. ...

Looks like they have bench rest followers.

I didn't see anything for a repeater.

To clarify this will replace the factory follower in my rifle setup as a repeater.

I need it to be longer...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-28-2017, 03:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,731
Posted By xswanted
Thank you. I'll check them out!

Thank you.

I'll check them out!
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-28-2017, 02:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,731
Posted By xswanted
Custom Remington Followerer

Hey guys,

Does anyone out there make custom length followers for a Remington 700??

I need one for a .204 at a length of 2.40

I made one but it's crude. It works but it's crude.

Thanks
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-18-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,093
Posted By xswanted
The updated bc for the 55 is .354 and optimal...

The updated bc for the 55 is .354 and optimal twist is rated as a 7.

Using an 8 twist 204 sized case might work if it's not too cold out but my guess is you're compromising a substance amount of...
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