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Old 02-16-2017, 12:07 PM
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Was reading another thread that got me thinking back some.
There was a time when I could not afford factory loads or justify buying new brass to feed my 6mm Remington rifle. 30-06 sprg and 270 win was free as ejected brass from others littering. Was a fare amount of work to "pervert" those cases, but it works good.
Checking inventory for that rifle, I find less than two boxes with the proper headstamp. Purdy much a lifetime supply made from other cases.
Rifle is a #1 from Ruger, so minimum work is now required to make ammunition (size just enough to keep a bullet in there).
Thinking right now that if I needed to order some new brass for it, I would likely order 7mm Mauser rather than genuine 6mm Remington as a preference (I've seen it for sale).

Thinking further, if I manage to shoot the barrel to toast. Might "pervert" the rifle to 7mm Mauser?

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Old 02-16-2017, 01:34 PM
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And after that you can pervert it to 8 mm Mauser and then after that pervert it to 9 mm Mauser, that's a lot of perverting you will be able to do !
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Pervert it to a .257 Roberts first, then in your second lifetime you can try to shoot out the 7x57 that comes next.

I've got a #1 6mm Rem with a heavy Walthar-Lothar SS barrel and a T-16 Weaver that's never shot a 6mm headstamped case.
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Old 02-16-2017, 03:44 PM
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Not so much a unique situation as it was a moment of reflection. Good that I am not alone.

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I've got a #1 6mm Rem with a heavy Walthar-Lothar SS barrel and a T-16 Weaver that's never shot a 6mm headstamped case.
If I was starting over with my rifle (knowing what I do now), I'd not use 6mm cases either.

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Old 02-17-2017, 06:35 AM
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LOL! Are you saying you intend to turn your rifle into a pervert? Tsk, tsk, for shame!
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Old 02-17-2017, 07:22 AM
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Glad this was cleared up. I was imagining a #1 standing in a dark corner saying, "Pisst, hey buddy..."
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Old 02-17-2017, 08:30 AM
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Thinking further, if I manage to shoot the barrel to toast. Might "pervert" the rifle to 7mm Mauser?

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Cheezywan, you could be onto something, no wait; too late. It has already been done, complete with a price list and available chambering.

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Old 02-17-2017, 09:44 AM
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Am I getting over your heads? Sorry didn't mean too. Is a technical term. Sorta means "to use for other than it's intended purpose". I'll try to not do that anymore.

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Old 02-17-2017, 11:52 AM
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Cheezywan, you could be onto something, no wait; too late. It has already been done, complete with a price list and available chambering.

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Cheezywan Am I getting over your heads? Sorry didn't mean too. Is a technical term. Sorta means "to use for other than it's intended purpose". I'll try to not do that anymore.
Again, it has already been done and the intended purpose was to purchases a rifle, ware it out and then send it back. Anyhow, the manufacturer would bore the barrel and cut the chamber to the next appropriate size etc and if necessary set the barrel back. In the beginning they included pictures in their catalog of rifles they built.

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Old 02-18-2017, 08:10 AM
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Cheezywan, I was going to mail you some additional information through the mail system anyhow, in the old days there was an 8 page catalog that was available with all of the details.

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Old 02-18-2017, 09:30 AM
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It won't be an issue F. Guffey. I'll not shoot it out. It is a real accurate rifle that tends to need only one shot. If I miss, a second never happens anyway. Is a member of a very elite family of cartridges.

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