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Discussion in 'Introductions & Greets' started by Mauser78, Jul 2, 2013.

  1. Mauser78

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    Hi.

    I have been using the site a lot for info and finally joint.

    Just a little bit about me.

    I am from South Africa, turning 35 this year. I grew up on a farm in the Limpopo province and have been hunting from about 5 years old. My dad did not really believe in main stream calibers so from an early age i had to to learn to defend our "guns". As a kid we had close to 20 guns in the safe so i guess that is where it all started. Every "toy" was part of the familly and had its part to play on the farm. Today I still uses a 6x45 and soon his Brno 8x60s will be back in my safe.

    I also do bow hunt and need to start reloading very soon since my ammo is almost finished.

    Thanks for all the interesting reads and keep them coming.

    Keep on living the dream, thats what gets us through the day.


    Regards
     
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    Welcome to AH Mauser78! Glad you decided you jump in and looking forward to your participation and contribution...
     
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    Welcome to AH Mauser78! Would love to see some of the pictures of the animals you've taken do you have any pics of the Ammo for the 6x45 not sure I've ever even seen or heard of one what are they in comparison to.
     
  6. Mauser78

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    Hi Bob,

    When it was still a wildcat it was called a 6mm-223. Basically a .243 bullet in a .223 case, the caliber was registered now so new name, same gun.

    We shoot 99 % under 150 yrds so penetration is out of this world with very good weight retention even with "non premium" ammo. Guys are doing 2200fps to 2450 with 100gr and with ligter bullets it is a nice mid range gun as well. But it is twist sensitive, all are custom build so you need to decide before hand what you want to get out of it.
     
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    Thanks Mauser78 its wild what they can do with a 223 case, we have one that just came out recently called a 300 Blackout and if I understand it correctly its a 223 necked up to a 7.62 I've been told they make a great predator rifle and the ones I've seen come with the barrels pre-threaded for a suppressor.
     
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    Bob that thing looks weird, is that a hunting round? AR?
     
  9. Mauser78

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    First 2 is 6x45 both 100gr, 308, 303,8x57J, 8x60s
     
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    Its suppose to be a hunting round the rifles I've seen were black senthetic stocks bolt action rifles. here is a link you can take a look and see what you think. 300 AAC Blackout (7.62ï¾—35mm) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia they come in both the AR and Bolt action for hunting.
     
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    welcome to AH Mauser78. Those are very interesting calibers you use. great to have you here
     

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