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DAVIDWHITE

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Vern,

here are a couple of pictures of your new 357 Maximum that I just finished....


















Your new gun will ship out on Monday and hopefully you will have it by Wednesday or Thursday at the latest....

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Looks great, Thank-you, My Friend! I'm planning to hit the range later this week, so I'll be able to test it out. Looks like a real sweet little short range "Brush Gun"!!!
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Terry and I have been out shooting her little 357 Max. and it is really a lot of fun to shoot and EXTREMELY ACCURATE!!!

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What load have you been using with the short barreled Max?
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Great looking little rifle!!!  Looks like it would be a lot of fun to shoot and real handy to carry.

Bear

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Vern,

for liability reasons, I cannot list the complete load here but here is the basic info:

CASE: Remington 357 Maximum brass...

PRIMER: Remington 7 1/2...

POWDER: Winchester 296 / ...

BULLET: SPEER 180 gr. Flat Nose Soft Point...

ACCURACY: 3-shot groups @ 100 yards average 3/4"...

VELOCITY: 2,218 fps.

We finally got a chance to chronograph our loads this afternoon and get everything fine tuned. Needless to say, I was pleasently suprised at the chronograph readings we were getting. Ten loads were measured 15 ft. from the muzzle with a high reading of 2,228 fps. and a low reading of 2,208 fps....

Also, all bullets were tightly crimped in the cannelure and all cases were trimmed to the same exact length....

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Thank-you, Sir! Hopefully it arrives today and I can start playing with it real soon at the range....
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I got this little gun (I call it my Stubby - the range officer even asked where the rest of it was when I pulled it out of the case LOL) this week. Unfortunately my box of test loads had gotten turned over inside my shooting bag and were all mixed up. I decided to go ahead and shoot them at 50 yards and sight in the scope and start breaking in the barrel.

I have to say - This is one fine shooting fun little rifle! Recoil is non-existent, and it's extremely accurate. I put a couple of dozen rounds of mixed charge weights of 296 powder and the 140 gr. FTX bullets through the same 3/4" hole at 50 yards with it. Vern likey!!! LOL

Thanks for a great deal on such a fine and fun shooting rifle!

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Well shucks! I hate your ammo got all mixed up but, it sounds like "Stubby" is gonna be a real shooter ....

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Yeah, it definitely looks real promising. I'm going to have to find a box of the right height to carry the Max ammo in (DUH). This isn't the first time this has happened.....

Once I get the load settled in, I'll probably put a dot sight on it and use it for a close quarters brush gun. It's so short it could almost qualify as a Hideout Gun LOL

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We use 223 ammo boxes for Terry's 357 Maximum ammo and they work just fine...

We put a red dot sight on Terry little 357 Max. and it does extremely well out to 150 yards - easily good enough for deer....

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Thanks for the info on the ammo boxes. Yeah, I've used dots before. Stubby is so short and light to handle it almost begs for a dot sight!! LOL. Could be the ultimate quick handling deer brush gun!
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David,
  Can you give us the barrel specs on that rifle? Also, is that a normal length forend or was one made longer for this particular application?




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Dinny,

barrel/brake length is 16 1/2" with a 1-14" twist rate...

The forend is a 10 ga. forend left full length, pillar/glass bedded....

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David,
  Thanks for the information. Sorry I forgot to ask this before, but did you happen to weigh the rifle?



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