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Forum: Project Guns 04-30-2022, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,452
Posted By AlbertaAl
Using 204 Brass is a good suggestion especially...

Using 204 Brass is a good suggestion especially if you already have a 17Rem in the closet and this would avoid mixing -up components
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 11-28-2021, 04:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,256
Posted By AlbertaAl
THANKS !! Good info., I was almost settled on...

THANKS !! Good info., I was almost settled on RL15. Then I read where RL16 (I have one pound) was slower then RL15 and was on parr with H4350
I was ready to go back to RL16 but will try H4350...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 11-27-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,256
Posted By AlbertaAl
You're not referring using 4064 in a 20-250 ? are...

You're not referring using 4064 in a 20-250 ? are you?
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 11-25-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,256
Posted By AlbertaAl
RL16 with 55's failed

First time out with the recent 20-250Ackley build.
Focused on RL16 with the Berger 55's
Failed to obtain the expected 3700 speeds and ES/SD dropped as the powder increments went up.
35.0 = 3352 ...
Forum: Project Guns 10-09-2021, 02:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,280
Posted By AlbertaAl
yes, tell us more, i'm leary

yes, tell us more, i'm leary
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 09-17-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,260
Posted By AlbertaAl
fireforming

https://i.imgur.com/Bfa0B8N.jpg

I've done lots of fireforming and my experience has been very positive.
The photo is 243Lapua brass being fireformed to 243Ackley :D
I've done the same practice...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-20-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,256
Posted By AlbertaAl
met with gunsmith

Met with my gunsmith yesterday - dropped off all the parts for the
20-250Ackley and said it'll be ready in 4 weeks.
Purchased a pound of RL16 on the way home.

Also, left behind a SAKO AI...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-11-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,256
Posted By AlbertaAl
RL26 is an intriguing powder and has been...

RL26 is an intriguing powder and has been impossible to find in Alberta.
I was loading for a 30-06 and read that RL26 was performing really well with 180 Partition bullets.
RL16 is another...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-11-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,256
Posted By AlbertaAl
powders

Those are slow burning powders.
I thought H4350, IMR 4350. and HUNTER burn rates were considered slow burn but yours are even further down the list.
Some other considerations I've seen were the...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-02-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,256
Posted By AlbertaAl
20-250 POWDER choices

I'm curious on powder choices from the members playing with this caliber.
I've seen posts that included
Varget
H4350
IMR4350

RL16 has shown to provide great accuracy with single digit ES ...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 07-31-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,256
Posted By AlbertaAl
20-250Ackley

This donor REM788 is a factory 22-250 and feeds the dummy 20-250Ackley from the magazine with no issues with the bullet seated below the neck/should junction.

Initially, I was concerned with...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 07-31-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,256
Posted By AlbertaAl
20-250Ackley intended for 55's

Current project is REM788 donor fitted with 1:8 PacNor
Being delivered to a gunsmith in a few days for work to be started.

I'm supplying my own 20-250Ackley chamber reamer.

Was hoping the...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 06-27-2021, 04:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,733
Posted By AlbertaAl
Sako

I built my 20PPC 12 years ago on a factory 6PPC single shot Model AI
Outstanding accuracy !

https://i.imgur.com/AWiosm9.jpg
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 05-13-2021, 03:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,060
Posted By AlbertaAl
i looked at my stash of Berger 55's this morning...

i looked at my stash of Berger 55's this morning as I want to put together a dummy round. They are amazing little "rockets" to look at !
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 05-11-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,060
Posted By AlbertaAl
I'm not concerned with barrel erosion, if it...

I'm not concerned with barrel erosion, if it happens, so be it.
It wont be a high volume shooter, not even close.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 05-11-2021, 04:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,060
Posted By AlbertaAl
20-250Ackley

just sending my donor and accessories to the gunsmith
Designed to shoot my stash of Berger 55's
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-09-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,431
Posted By AlbertaAl
Tikka deluxe

Appreciate all the comments, experiences, and thoughts.

I've had this rifle advertised in Canada for the last few days with an asking price of $1500 CDN., with 3 offers which are being considered....
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-08-2021, 12:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,431
Posted By AlbertaAl
Tikka M55 Deluxe 17Remington

Bought this little rifle a month ago on a whim.
Don't need it so it's being advertised for resale in Canada

https://i.imgur.com/6pG515O.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/GSTHuoK.jpg...
Forum: Project Guns 01-02-2021, 03:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 25,812
Posted By AlbertaAl
20-250 ?

I've been rethinking the use of 20Cal x 55gr bullets in a repeater tactical sporter style.
I keep looking at the SAKO 85 varminter 22-250 as a donor.
These rifles come in stainless steel with a...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 12-05-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,953
Posted By AlbertaAl
I'm discovering that the 17PPC requires outside...

I'm discovering that the 17PPC requires outside neck turning ...
Using parent cartridge 6PPC and reducing it to 17Cal obviously develops extra brass thickness and requires clean up at...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 12-05-2020, 03:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,953
Posted By AlbertaAl
Thanks for the effort...but you're right that I...

Thanks for the effort...but you're right that I didnt wanna turn necks.. at least I thought I wouldnt have to if I got the correct reamer.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 12-04-2020, 12:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,953
Posted By AlbertaAl
17ppc info needed

Planning to order a chamber reamer (unless someone is selling theirs)
Don't intend to outside turn necks
Intend to use LAPUA 220 RUSSIAN brass

So can anyone provide the outside diameter of your...
Forum: Project Guns 11-24-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,091
Posted By AlbertaAl
20-250 ?

Is a 20-250 shooting Berger 50gr. considered over-bore?
I've been focused on the 20BR cal. but am afraid I'm limited to a single shot only since I don't know if there is a reliable repeater out...
Forum: Project Guns 10-15-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,165
Posted By AlbertaAl
Micro Fibre 20Cal barrel ... who makes these ?

I'm considering a micro fibre 20 Cal barrel and wondering which company/dealer carries these.
I need a varmint contour lightweight barrel
Forum: Project Guns 10-14-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 25,812
Posted By AlbertaAl
After posting this I realized myself that staying...

After posting this I realized myself that staying with the 20BR is best !
I have the original factory 6PPC barrel and will just put that back onto this SAKO AI
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