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The Strange Case of the Missing 7mm/06 Ackley Improved Part II Starring a Ruger Von Hawkeye, P.O. Ackley and some pretty impressive numbers

11/15/2020 I’m pretty sure, we won’t be seeing the substance of “Practical Dope on the Big Bores” popping up on a blog any time soon. The book was published at a time, 1948, when dedicated enthusiasts routinely created wildcat cartridges, made their own bullets, experimented with powder types, and poked and tweaked combinations to serve…

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The Strange Case of the Missing 7mm/06 Ackley Improved Part I Featuring Ruger Von Hawkeye in the role of Hunter Rifle

11/08/2020 Finally, summer gear and equipment is stowed, winter gear and equipment is staged. After two light snow flurries, the official start of winter in Maine is a mere formality. Charcoal gray skies, bone chilling temperatures and air heavy with humidity suggests a season of heavy snow lies ahead. It has been a tough year…

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280 Ackley Improved Handload Data

Handload Data Warning: Bullet selections are specific, and loads are not valid with substitutions of different bullets of the same weight. Variations in bullet length will alter net case capacity,  pressure and velocity. Primer selection is specific and primer types are not interchangeable. These are maximum loads in my firearms and may be excessive in…

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