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Old August 14, 2002, 10:51 AM   #1
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308 Wildcat question

Is anyone aware of a wildcat based on the 308 Win using a .429 bullet? If so, do you know where more information can be found? Thanks.
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Old August 14, 2002, 11:52 AM   #2
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Oh yeah, the good ol' 429/08, just kidding!!!!!!!!!
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Old August 14, 2002, 12:13 PM   #3
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Wasn't that the .44 automag?
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Old August 14, 2002, 06:41 PM   #4
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dwesson445, I believe something like what you're describing has already been done. Back in 1976 there was some development done on a .44/06 wildcat cartridge. You would be able to use .308 brass to duplicate these efforts. This cartridge was originally documented in the #67 issue of Handloader magazine. You can also read about it on page 585 of The Handloader's Manual Of Cartridge Conversions, by John J. Donnelly. Hope this helps!

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Old August 15, 2002, 12:28 PM   #5
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Steve--

You are a STUD!! That's exactly the information I needed!
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