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Old April 2, 2013, 04:05 PM   #26
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No one mentioned any of these specifically yet

.458 Lott
.316 rigby
30-338
.338 LAPUA MAGNUM
444 marlin



also 6.5 Grendel and 300 whisper both have a nice ring to them
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Old April 3, 2013, 03:46 PM   #27
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I like .303 British Personaly~
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Old April 3, 2013, 03:59 PM   #28
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I like the Eichhorn Gamelkarlby Express. (Spelling approximate for obvious reasons, I no longer have the magazine article.)
A real wildcat dreamed up back when Guns & Ammo was a moderately technical publication.
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Old April 3, 2013, 04:51 PM   #29
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17 Ackley Bee

19 Calhoon Hornet

22 Cheetah

7x75mm R-Super Express vom Hofe

30-40 Krag

300 ICL Grizzly

375 Ackley

50 Peacekeeper

510 Whisper

600 Overkill
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Old April 3, 2013, 06:20 PM   #30
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I'm looking forward to the .243 Peetza.
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Old April 4, 2013, 01:45 PM   #31
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I'm looking forward to the .243 Peetza.
All I need is an investor to buy the barrel and send me a Savage action. I'll sell them the rifle for $1 when I'm done.
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Old April 6, 2013, 02:37 AM   #32
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I've always had a soft spot for the .357 Bain & Davis. As a youngster, I was taken with the name simply because of it's name. My hearing has never been great, but I would have sworn I'd heard two guys discussin a cartridge called the .357 Bangin Davis. I thought, "Well that's certainly the round for me! If the guy that invented it (obviously Davis) thought the thing went 'bang' with enough authority to cause him to stick his name on it in such a way, well then yessir- that's exactly what I want!"
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Old April 6, 2013, 03:00 PM   #33
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.685 vendetta
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Old April 7, 2013, 03:02 PM   #34
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Just because of how it sounds

The "5.6x61mm Vom Hofe Super Express".

It is a more or less European version of the .220 Swift. I see no record of a 'non-Super' version, so one must assume the name is partially a fit of marketing enthusiasm.
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Old April 12, 2013, 12:14 AM   #35
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280 Ackley Improved. It has a nice ring to it.
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Old April 14, 2013, 11:53 AM   #36
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257 flying tortilla

309 flying saucer
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