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I got two #3s in 375 win now. Shooting 235gr spire points not bad but looking for better. I got rid of Marlin because of OAL.
 

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I got two #3s in 375 win now. Shooting 235gr spire points not bad but looking for better. I got rid of Marlin because of OAL.
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If you have the 375, then what about the 411 JDJ. A straight taper to 41 cal from the 444 Marlin case?
 

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Can't have taper or neck. I live in JDJ country, their about 40mi up the river. My Bro is into them and has a dozen different cals for his TCs.
 

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I got 44mg, 375s and 45/70 I'm not looking for a canon. I'm looking for the best thing I can come up with that is flatist trajectory I can squeeze out of a straight case.
Just pulling you leg brother.
 

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Back in 80s we were trying to build a gun to get around Ohio slug laws. This was before they OKed rifled barrels. We used 444 brass
with short neck to 41 to make a super 410 slug gun. Used Brit Enfield. Had smooth bore barrel fitted that was a new 1919 MG we had bored out. Project was a flop. It would shoot neither 410slugs or 41 bullets accurately, but it did send them down the road at warp 56.
 

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Tapered cases are legal for deer in Ohio. Many of the more popular Ohio deer legal cartridges are tapered, 45-70, 450BM, 444M, etc., however bottleneck cases are explicity illegal.

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They aren't splitting hairs on 47/70 and such because even though they have small taper the state recognizes them as staight cases. A full taper of significant degree I'm sure would get you a court date at the least.
 

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I wonder if the 9.3X74R would qualify as a straightwall?


Case capacity is 83.2 gr. H20. Could load with 200+ grain bullets and probably develop
a pretty flat shooting round. Pure speculation on my part. I have no experience with
this cartridge.

Of course you would need a new barrel for that one.

T.S.
 

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I wonder if the 9.3X74R would qualify as a straightwall?


Case capacity is 83.2 gr. H20. Could load with 200+ grain bullets and probably develop
a pretty flat shooting round. Pure speculation on my part. I have no experience with
this cartridge.

Of course you would need a new barrel for that one.

T.S.
you can FF the 9.3x74r to a non-bottleneck 44 cal, affectionately known as the 44 Bodeen Rimmed. The 44 BR has the same case head and mouth diameters as a 444M and holds about 90g of h2o. I and a friend have built a couple of times them, single shot h&r, reamed 444M. Legal gun for deer on ohio. I bit of a handful in a light single shot.

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I'm wondering what could, or has been, done with the Russian 7.62x54R case.



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I rolled my ankle once on a bunch of steel 7.62x54r cases that were left on the ground at my club.

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Back in 80s we were trying to build a gun to get around Ohio slug laws. This was before they OKed rifled barrels. We used 444 brass
with short neck to 41 to make a super 410 slug gun. Used Brit Enfield. Had smooth bore barrel fitted that was a new 1919 MG we had bored out. Project was a flop. It would shoot neither 410slugs or 41 bullets accurately, but it did send them down the road at warp 56.


i always thought a 444 necked down to 41 would be a hoss.
but then at the same time i wonder why....
i guess the short answer is why not.
 

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A reasonable cartridge is a 30-30 blown out to .401. About the power of a T4 with out the recoil.
 
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I wonder if the 9.3X74R would qualify as a straightwall?


Case capacity is 83.2 gr. H20. Could load with 200+ grain bullets and probably develop
a pretty flat shooting round. Pure speculation on my part. I have no experience with
this cartridge.

Of course you would need a new barrel for that one.

T.S.
44 Bodeen Rimmed

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Some years back I had a single shot Austrian rifle. Break down, Hammerless. I didn't have it very long and didn't own cartridge for it.
It was a 9??mm x 72 with rim. It was straight rimmed. If I had it I could use it. T.S.s 9.3x 74R I don't believe would slide by with the wardens. It's easy to see base is larger than bullet. They would be calling it a bottle neck. A guy up in next county was using some old
38cal cartridge a couple years ago. I guess it had a visable taper and he got fined for it. It just depends on warden if he wants to get chicken poop.

We have also got to have written permission from the landowner. I run into old guys that will let you hunt all you want but they will not
sign their name to a permission slip. Wardens are tough on this even though there has been no complaint filed. You better have the legal gun, legal ammo, a watch and a pencil in addition to written permission if you want to avoid a hassle.
 
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