220gr 7.62x39

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  1. g1en

    g1en G&G Newbie

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    here is my 220gr 7.62x39 round going to test fire this 2moro and if it works good then i will put data on for it as i had to mod it a bit from 1st lot of data .the other is a 150gr nosler bt this round works very good

    150gr nosler bt 27gr AR2206H 2125fps WIN primer PMC case total length 2.287 i shot a pig at 37m with it the other day very happy with the impact

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  2. CzechPistol

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    uuuh, is that safe??? seems like 220gr would be a heavy load for even a .30-06.......
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    This is madness....
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    That ought to create enough pressue to blow the bolt back into your face. There are limits for a reason. Not a good idea!
    Think again about what you're going to do; and then don't do it.
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    You can get 30/06 (and .308) with 220 gr bullets but it is about the heaviest limit for it.
    To think about a 220 gr in a 7.62x39 is fine...to actually do it is stupidity.
    (stupidity=lethal)
  6. Cyrano

    Cyrano Resident Curmudgeon Forum Contributor

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    glen1, what rifle do you propose to shoot this round from? I'd really like to know.

    Whichever gun you pick, may I suggest you fire it from a gun vise, using a very long string to pull the trigger? The receiver may stand up to the pressure, but I kind of question whether any semi-auto rifle's bolt will take it.

    Can we have Before and After pictures of the rifle, the bolt and the round, please? This is an interesting experiment, but potentially a very dangerous one.
  7. g1en

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    i think i will video this experiment and il stick it on youtube so you's can watch it ,i have faith in what i think will work ,if it duznt work .at lest i can say i have tryed it ,not just say it is madness and never tryed it so you will get the truth of if you can load a 220g round for 7.62x39
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    I believe it can be done.

    Engel Ballistic Research<<<<This is a link. Click here.


    You might like reading this too. http://members.shaw.ca/cronhelm/762Page.html
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    sounds like the triumph of reason over blind prejudice. nice job and good research.
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    240gr Sierra Matchking/ 24.1gr N-130.
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  12. g1en

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    well the 220g works i have done it and tested it very happy .so is it stupidity or lethal ,no it works fine full info and load data will be posted 2moro ,as i like to say i deal in facts not what i think i no,and in some pepoles case they dont no as much as they think they do
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    Big Bullets for the 7.62x39

    Very interesting, especially the link on the large bullets being used in the AR15 with it's 2.26 cartridge length limitations. Seating a large bullet so far down into the case goes against everything I was ever taught about reloading, :bigeyes: but then the earth used to be flat too.:34:

    One of the links led to "Sub-Caliber" adapters. At one time I had a "Marbels" or "Marvels" adaptor for 30-06. You clipped a .32 auto in to the front of it.
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    well since we are dealing in facts, what pressures did your load generate?
  15. g1en

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    i dont no ,all i do no is it shoots fine .I was shooting coke cans at 20m with open irons. an the fact is it can be done and has been done .it didnt kick any more than a 150gr doing 2120fps .and didnt create enough pressue to blow the bolt back into my face .and the load didnt have to be a sub soinc,like i said this round has been made for shooting hogs that are bailed up. And most shots will be taken at 10m .so now i have a good hard hitting round for up close. the 125gr just didnt cut it. so fact is it works :burnout:
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    220gr. Bullets in a 7.62x39

    Hmmm... :ugh: I still want a .458 SoCom. :bigeyes: I like big bullets, but I like them big in diameter. :)
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    Glen you got a bucket of balls my freind.
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    agreed, since you have no idea of what kind of pressures your generating you are in dangerous territory. just because it doesnt "blow the bolt back" in your face, doesn't make it safe!
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    Glen1,
    Where is the 220gr load data!?!?!:ugh: 2morro has come and gone. At least can you share what powder you used? And, on what platform you tested your load? The EBR guys say it cycles a AK platform! I am so curious!
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    Maybe he blew himself away? :ugh:

    has anyone heard from this guy?
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