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Old 11-30-2009, 05:44 PM
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450 -348 Ackley Imp.


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Would any of you chaps happen to be playing with one of these ?
I found a really nice Ruger#1 in 450/348 AI along with dies and since having a good supply of 348 brass for my M71, just couldn't resist.
I'm thinkin perhaps I can use 450 Alaskan load info to start because the Ackley version is a tad bit more.
Any suggestions/tips will be greatly appreciated.
This has been posted on a couple other forums, but has generated very little response....maybe I'm the only crazy guy on here ??
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Old 12-02-2009, 06:08 AM
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450 Alaskan

Great find and congratulations.

Very excellant cartridge with ballistics much like real world 458 Win Mag. In a model 71. I remember thinking I was losing fillings after pulling the trigger. Think in your setup its going to be similar. Also remember having to put a pad between my jaw bone and the buttstock to stop bruising of my check from the stock slap.

http://www.reloadbench.com/cartridges/w450alask.html

Neal
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Old 12-03-2009, 01:50 PM
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Thanks 338 H, checked out the site you mentioned.
I'm hoping to take it Bison hunting early 2010, should do the job with a heavy bullet as the range will likely be no more than 200 yds.
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Old 12-04-2009, 07:35 AM
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450 X348 Imp

Good Luck- look forward to seeing pictures.

Neal
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Old 12-04-2009, 08:55 AM
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Outstanding purchase!! Good luck with the new rifle!!!
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