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Old June 17, 2011, 09:06 PM   #1
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I have a rifle, appears to be custom rebuild. Only markings on it are on the barrel, HABERLY and .303-6mm. Pictures attached. Any info would be appriciated.
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Old June 18, 2011, 05:32 AM   #2
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This appears to be a custom Winchester High-wall done up by Paul Haberly in a wildcat cartridge; Haberly apparently worked at the Chicago Gun Center up until the 1980s, but that's all I could find through google. Since this is a dedicated single-shot target rifle, you might be able to find more info on it on a board that specializes in single-shot or target rifles. HTH.
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Old June 21, 2011, 06:04 PM   #3
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Thanks for the info. I'll try your suggestion.
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Old June 21, 2011, 08:34 PM   #4
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"....303-6mm..." Likely 6 mm Musgrave. Used for springbok in South Africa. A necked down .303 British. Launches an 85 grain bullet at around 3000 fps. No idea where you'd get proper load data though.
You'll have to do a chamber cast to be sure. The rifle hardly looks big enough for a 2.222" cartridge. Custom rifle. Custom ammo. Custom dies.
There's a set of Lee dies here.
RCBS makes 'em too, but only on Special order and horrendously expensive.
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