cherry and produce a mold to your own design...I have a few of those. With handloads in the 9.3 x 62mm when I Pushing the 250 grain Speer Grand Slam at 2400 fps with 44 grains of AA2015 gives a killing potential that is awesome on large game in the multi thousand pound class. It simply did not live up to the round's reputation for accuracy. I really didn't want any more than that in one day anyway. I always thought the 358 Winchester that I wanted to build would have a 20" barrel. to as a ‘bush caliber’ or a ‘woods caliber’...stating the effective very large, and hard to stop animals. was simply a .308 Win. ARCHIVED; DangerMouse. John Taylor It would be an understatement to say I am happy with my new .358 rifle. Muzzle energy is almost 3600 lbs....a 30-06 has to work very hard to get even close to that kind of power. II Compact in 7mm-08 that I could never get to shoot well. It’s a big improvement over the.35 Remington, slightly more powerful than the old.35 Winchester, and more useful than the.348 Winchester. My final 3-shot group measured 1.5 inches, about 2 inches above point of aim. T. Riekers Sporting Agency & Gun Works | Steve's The ones I’m going to use for hunting I size and lube...then place them standing in water up to just above the shoulder and run the butane torch over the Estimated Barrel Order Lead Time (IN WEEKS) Due to the production time on a custom barrel, McGowen requires a 50% Deposit on this product. Africa the itch for the all around rifle I had over there got really bad. they are cast fairly hard and the noses after sizing and lubing are de- I wrote in Just like with factory ammo, there are a BUNCH of different .308″ bullets for reloaders to choose from. The 250 grain solid at 2400+ fps gives 3200 ft.lbs of Grizzly Cartridges | Cast Very nice war-firearm , - 24 inch barrel - Crown on it , Mark 1919 Shipping by Cod Canada Post at your fee ( 35-55 $ including box depend your location ) PAL Check Thanks... View Ad# 481901. securearmes Posted/Bumped 2 hours ago. non belted bolt actions? as the old 35 Whelen, 350 Rigby Magnum, and the British loaded (cordite) 375 It is around 900 fps faster than the low pressure.45-70 loads and about 200 fps faster that the high pressure 350 grain load. tempered they make exceptionally good hunting bullets. The latest I would rather use a 35 Whelen with the Barnes 250 grain solid at Although not really necessary, I decided to splurge a little and have the barrel straight fluted. psi. dpms lr-308 style extension. velocities, as I first thought they would be. Certainly many deer have been cleanly harvested with the .243, .257, .260, and 7mm-08 calibers. 150 years of innovation, exceptional design and precision have led to ultrafast semi-automatic shotguns and bolt-action rifles that please hunters all across the world. Some places simply have a policy of not shipping firearms, period. So it seemed like a logical choice for this rebarrel job. Since I do not have the tools necessary to remove and reinstall a barrel, I needed someone for that. Somebody want to check the velocities for the 30-06/180 gr .358 Winchester History The story of the.358 Winchester cartridge begins in 1955, 22 years before Ron made his choice in a new deer rifle. And it stayed a .358 Win until I ran into a BSA 24 inch rifle a few years later in .358 so I rechambered the custom rifle to 35 I was finally ready to head to the range. inches @100yrds. Winchester model 70 rifles in .358 are usually pre-64 models and go for $1500 and up. There are several choices of barrel contour, but Shaw requires a minimum number 2-1/2 contour for calibers between .323 and .375, so I selected that as my choice of contour. bullets were used first on everything...man, animals, in wars, hunting, Jim Taylor and I once stood on a very high foothill shooting over to the next very high foothill with my 356 Winchester 94 Big Bore leveraction...loaded with my special 358 loads.....Jim was amazed that he was able to hit smallish rocks with ease...well past 500 yards. the H&H case? Sixguns |  The Art of John Dietz writing business seems to be...leveractions = brush Last edited by R_H_Clark; 10/22/18 . I finally contacted my local gun shop, which recommended a nearby shipping agent who understood the regulations, and I shipped it from there. Or a angry brown bear thinks eliminating me will cure his pain in life. (CBE P.O.BOX 269 MENAI CENTRAL N.S.W. into the 20 century. yards ...by actually shooting it is still 2.4 inches high at 200 yards...1.5 inches down at 300 yards and a little over a foot at 400 yards.....woods round my butt! It is capable of driving a. matte blasted grey finish. It’s basically in the class of medium heavy calibers like 338/06 and the 375/06. The ballisticians at Winchester began with their.308 Winchester case and necked it up to accept.358” diameter bullets. I had several goals in mind for a .358 for which the Ruger Compact seemed particularly suited. Winchester model 70 rifles in.358 are usually pre-64 models and go for $1500 and up. But just to show the 356 was not a hyper Just keep in mind that you may have to try several locations before you successfully ship your gun. First, I wanted it weather proof. loads..nor is the 358 Winchester a brush/woods cartridge. One of the great loads from the 358 is to take the Remington 150 grain spire point bullet...over 52 grains of ReL#15 and 3100 fps...(my..my we are in 270 Win country)...WHY do they call this a woods caliber???? GI#: 101550417. The.358 runs anywhere from 100 to 300 fps behind the velocities of the.308 Winchester, approximately 600 fps behind the.300 Winchester Magnum and 250 to 350 fps behind the.338 Winchester Magnum. lube and ReL#7 or A2520 I push that over 2350 fps, giving more than 3550 Area Code: 570 . They offer either chrome-moly or stainless steel barrels, and I selected stainless steel. 19.0 inch medium contour. But you chamber a 350 Rem Mag in a modern All made from the same steel, same manufacturing noses...they will roll a coyote every time. noses ...doesn’t take much...at the first sign of color change take the flame off...Let them cool slowly and the temper in the noses is gone for good The stainless steel action and laminated stock fit well with this goal. The expansion ratio for a 35 caliber makes the 20 inch Meet the x-reload family About us. taken just about everything Africa has to offer, with cast bullets. cylinder...the 358 case makes up for the added thickness of the larger belted was in Africa in the 1950s. and roasts out of big deer, black bear and elk...and they will punch All rights reserved. Since no bolt actions were chambered for the .358 in 2005-2006, I first looked at the used market. It was Thanksgiving weekend before I finally found any deer. Looks like it's just a barrel swap for the ar10 or I could even build an upper for my Armalite . It is completely legal to ship to licensed manufacturers, gunsmiths, or dealers, and having the company's name, address, telephone, and license number readily available will save you hassle. are of limited power and range...leverguns can kill really big game like moose I then packed it in a long shipping box, making sure I cushioned it at both ends as well as all around. guns!!!! If I didn’t have a number of 35 caliber rifles...and had the itch to build one it would run along these lines....a short bolt action, a straight taper stiff medium 20 inch barrel and a synthetic stock with a 50mm 6 power scope. tear up...this is basically a medium 357 magnum handgun level load. H&H. | Friends of Billy Dixon I was ready to hunt. everything....jacketed bullet use didn’t become common until we were well *** Custom barrels chambered in 30-221/300 Blackout are designed and built to minimum chamber specs. It is easy to say that the .358 Win on the 308 case, is 15% below the First, get the manufacturer or gunsmith license number from the company you will ship to. mold 3589 drops a 290+ grain cast bullet with a gas check...with ApacheBlu lesson in pressure again...most reloading manuals keep the 358 at about 47,000 It was exhausting but happy work. If Created in 1866 by Oliver Winchester, the brand is now legendary amongst firearm enthusiasts. Is the 358 better than the 30-06? Bullet Works | Gunblast.Com  | Re: 358 Winchester barrel length [ Re: skybuster20ga ] #13224208 10/22/18 .356 Winchester.358 Norma Magnum.358 Winchester.375 H&H Magnum.375 Ruger.375 Remington Ultra Magnum.375 Weatherby Magnum.375 Whelen (.375-06).375 Winchester.376 Steyr .378 Weatherby Magnum.38-40 Winchester.38-55 Winchester.40-60 Remington.400 H&H Magnum.400 Tembo.401 Winchester Self-Loading.404 Jeffery (10.75 x 73).405 Winchester.408 CheyTac.416 Barrett.416 … At seasons end I was happy I took two that day, as that was the only day I saw any deer that season. Because of this, in addition to the difficulty of even finding a used .358 rifle, they demand premium prices. calls the 375 the greatest all around rifle cartridge for African hunting of This gives me an overall length of around 39 inches, which makes for a very easy handling rifle. potential is there if needed. If your rifle is a single-shot, or will accept longer cartridge lengths, this bullet is an excellent choice for the 358 Win. 358009) it is a listed 280 grain very blunt roundnose. .358 Bellm 14" blued Contender barrel with my machined in muzzle brake and 6-screw Weaver base on. Browning BBR Made in Japan cal. plethora of bullet weights and shapes to choose from. Since I wanted to use the rifle for the upcoming deer season, I reloaded some cartridges with Hornady 180 grain PSP bullets. We recommend full length sizing when reloading for lever action rifles. It was written cavity...drops perfect bullets. not well known in the U.S. It might sound like at this point I had too much of the same thing a 358 Win and a 35 And the Overall, the barreled action seemed to have an unassuming, yet confident air of compact power. Savage Model 99F .358 Winchester 22" Barrel Lever Action Rifle 1956mfg ***SOLD*** Description: ***SOLD*** Savage Model 99F lever action rifle chambered in .358 Winchester, dated to 1956, 2nd year of production for the 99F. Several names came up, including Hart, Krieger, Lilja, Pac-Nor, Shaw, and Shilen. I set my guns usually at 2½ to three inches high at 100...Even Compatible with Armalite and DPMS platform rifles. On another forum there is an ongoing discussion regarding the “358” barrel stamp on the Pre-64 Model 70 358 WIN. The Speer number 13 reloading manual shows the 180 grain bullet from a 30-06 at 2756 fps as the top load and the 358 Winchester 180 grain bullet at 2732 fps as the top load. gives a load of 52 grs of H335 and a load of 45 grs of ReL#7 that pushes it gun writers tell us the 358 is a brush cartridge. I would consider this barrel length close to "optimum" in that it's plenty short enough for hunting in dense habitat and plenty long enough to capture most of the .358's practical ballistic capacity over the ranges it's best suited for (up to, say, 300 yards or so). Many shippers seem to be ignorant concerning the laws for shipping firearms, and would rather not be bothered with finding out. firing not computer generated. I wanted a free-floating barrel, and that took some patience removing all wood contact without taking off too much. Whelen. [ARCHIVED THREAD] - 358 Winchester. Here are some tips that will be helpful if you need to ship your rifle for gunsmithing or stock work. in the 375 H&H and other belted mags can run as high as 57,000 to 60,000 good accuracy with at any decent velocity....it looks like a rifle bullet, but I wanted a less expensive alternative. It’s just that John As I said it is versatile, powerful, and can be a light rifle for 95% of the game of the world.....what else could we ask for. make the most picky shooter happy. The 350 Rigby Mag and the Whelen are performance twins. Cast In my 358 notes I show a load of 54.5 grains of H335 under the Speer 180 grain 35-Flat SP gives over 2850 fps! So I totaled up the cost of the barrel, installation, and shipping and sent off an e-mail inquiry to them. Another option was one of the semi-custom makers like New Ultra Light Arms, but again we are looking at more than two grand. Ruger model 77's are also well above $1000 when you can find them. And the three of those are in a class, when compared to the African calibers in Taylor’s classic book...AFRICAN RIFLES AND CARTRIDGES, that will take 95% of African game and 99% of everything in the North and South Americas. 356/358 when folks compare to the listed loads for the 350 Rem mag. Both easily give 3000 pounds of muzzle energy with many loads. Lyman chart shows 13 different 358 designs from 115 grs to 280 grains....RCBS But the 358 I believe it is an outstanding compact all-around rifle for North American hunting. up in all the gunzines from 1955 thru the 1960s...but it was constantly referred With this load I am getting just over 2400 fps, which should be fully adequate for anything on this continent, except perhaps large brown bears. Winchester cartridge. I hunt in Georgia, and hunting season starts the last week or so in October. The .358 Winchester is based upon one of the most popular and abundant cartridge cases in the world, that being the .308 Winchester case, which itself is a shortened .30-06 case. The blood trail left by the .358 was more like a spray can clearly marking the trail. Corporation. Specifically whether or not some (or any) of the rifles currently up for sale on the web are authentic. Someone who regularly ships firearms will be easier to deal with. load it to it’s full potential....and you can within 3 to 5% of today’s Others may prefer even more power with the likes of the .358 STA (.358-8mm Remington Magnum) or even the .358-300 RUM wildcat. You will pay 50% now, and be invoiced for the remainder when your barrel is ready to ship. I know some will go to their reloading manuals and say ‘wait Paco’...the Heavy cast it’s small size, the 358 Winchester makes for one fine cast bullet My smallest group was 1.1 inches and largest was 1.9 inches. South Wales, but don’t let that bother you their turn around order time is You have a choice of lengths in one inch increments from 16 to 26 inches. I also loaded individual cartridges with 47 (the starting load) and 48 grains of powder to check for pressure before firing the 49 grain loads. But I wanted this rifle for hunting, not collecting. KAK 358 WINCHESTER 16.0 INCH MID STAINLESS BARREL . Finally, I mounted a compact Leupold FX-II 2.5x20mm fixed power scope in low Ruger rings. powerful and longer range cartridge than it has been given credit for.....try It’s a out of the 350 Remington magnum is only 2500+ fps!! The.358 Winchester has a stellar reputation as a premier large game hunting cartridge, especially in brushy or thick conditions. It turns out that .358 Winchester is a rare chambering in virtually all of the rifles that were once chambered for it. from my mold and at 2350fps gives well over 3500 ft.lbs. 350 Rigby..nonMag) What’s all this got to do with the 358 Winchester round? Mauser converted from 9.3X57mm to a 62mm case. No it was basically a 35 Whelen of the times. Since I originally paid around $540 for the rifle, my total cost for a .358 Winchester came to around $900. Since my goal was a powerful yet compact rifle, I settled on a barrel length of 19 inches. The mold is gorgeous, made from pure brass...two This one started life as an excellent used.35 Rem. cartridge....13.5 grains of Red Dot, Green Dot, PB, Unique, and SR 7625 will I don't believe the dubious claims of extra stiffness or cooling, I just think it looks cool. I had previously installed one of these pads on a Ruger Compact in .308 Winchester, and it made a huge difference in felt recoil. While I wanted a quality barrel, I was not on a search for perfection. 2234 tell’em Paco sent you). Montana The resulting cartridge was … I have since worked up a load with Speer 220 FP bullets. 150 in his book, he talks about the very well known cartridge in Africa but 2 Reviews. I chose Varget because reloading manuals show it gives good velocities in the .358, and it is one of Hodgen's Extreme series of powders. I removed the scope, stock, trigger, trigger guard, floorplate, and magazine box from the barreled action. Those 350 Rem/Mag loads were also kept at the 47,000 to 50,000 cup levels Using 54 grains of 748...and a 220 grain round soft nose bullet gives 2510 fps and over 3000 lbs of muzzle energy... suddenly gives you have a moose and big bear load that is exceptionally effective. near 2700 fps....but if the .358 Win was all I had, and the shot was inside the cartridge case. I had shipped it in mid-July, so that meant I should have it by early to mid-November. Please refer to the icons in the caliber list to determine which twist rate can be used in your custom barrel. And of course the Posted: 6/22/2016 12:12:58 AM EST May be moving to Alaska in a couple of months and would like something a little harder hitting then 308 . of muzzle energy (51 Seven years after I returned to the U.S. from 2 plus years in ‘brush gun’ as the gunzines were spouting...I ran those tests at five And it stayed a .358 Win until I ran into a BSA 24 inch rifle a few years later in .358 so I rechambered the custom rifle to 35 Whelen. That is a top load...and it gives nearly 3250 pounds of punch. The pressure It and the CBE 335 grainer are In short, I would have a rifle that met all my original goals, at a cost lower than a used rifle. I left the bolt in the action so the headspace could be properly set. face...I guess he thought better of it....saying something else like This company is a real find...they are in New How then can the.358 possibly compete? 35 Whelen Improved. The cartridge is also known in Europe as the 9.1x51mm. Gunz |  Henry ..."I’d really have to see that..." Something to smooth out his I figured it would be much like the original chambering in my African all around rifle, the 9.3X57...I had that opened to the 62 mm case only because where I was 30-06 brass was plentiful and the 57mm brass was not. That’s a matter of personal taste, not science....but I think so. (PRI 10rd 6.8spc magazine's work unmodified, lancer 5.56 magazines also work with slight modifications) The 358 Yeti pushes a 180g projectile up to 2600fps from a 16" barrel and a 200g to 2500fps. short mag round they developed for the 18 inch barreled rifle Remington But pushing Subscribe to back in stock notification . 35 - 284. tells us when all else is equal, the smaller cylinder is the stronger Copyright 2006, 2016 by Rick Ryals and/or chuckhawks.com. Whelen...(pgs 148/150) and states on pg 150 that in the open the 350 Rigby mag will take the dangerous game of Africa. 44.66 oz. back in the 1980s. Of all these makers, Shaw was the most reasonable in the price department. The number 2-1/2 contour required by Shaw for the .358 caliber turned out to be a nice thickness for the .358 bore. $250.00. Remember of course, I am sold out to the 35 caliber...and that colors my thinking. heavy game and 180 to 220 grs for the medium game...the 150 to 165 grs for Seller: Long Shot Inc . Fluting is an option, either straight or helical. The.308 is an extremely versatile cartridge, noteworthy for both its great performance at close ranges and from a short barrel, but also for its abilities at extended ranges. grs A2520). rifle gas.750 gas block size. For this reason I began looking at having a rifle rebarreled. And great it is.....and on pg.146 thru All from my 23 inch barrel. My 35 Whelen grs to 300+grs. loads. That’s a 375 H&H 235 grain bullet This has become my favorite brand of recoil pad, and I have since installed it on some of my other rifles as well. energy....all light for elephant in the thick stuff...but they are not brush necked up to .35 caliber. Been there, as so many others have. I worked up to the maximum charge of 50 grains of Hodgen Varget with no pressure signs. Not having a lot of time for load development, I settled on a mid-range charge of 49 grains of Hodgen Varget in Winchester cases with WLR primers. It certainly adds a custom touch to a rifle. bullet for 350 R/Mag. medium soft in the body for this velocity, and completely soft in the I cast these bullets from magnum shotgun shot with 5% tin added...cast hot and dropped directly into water. because the rifle was very small. Would I shoot an elephant with a suitably loaded 358 At the muzzle this bullet carries 3000 lbs of energy and at 400 yards it still has almost a 1300 lbs of punch and at 500 yards still near 1000 lbs. Ruger model 77's are also well above $1000 when you can find them. The all time I like the 358430 Lyman Lets see I have 358 Winchester brass that has gone thru 40+ loadings and is still The.358 Winchester is a.35 caliber rifle cartridge based on a necked up.308 Winchester created by Winchester in 1955. Shaw had specified the turnaround time as 14 to 16 weeks. and the big bears only at very limited distance.....!!!! Georgia's bag limits for deer are fairly liberal, allowing 10 does and 2 bucks per season. (Subsequently, in 2007, the .358 was added to the Ruger M77 line.). Use the chart below to select the caliber & twist rate for your Shaw custom rifle barrel. And he wished that Rigby would come out with a heavier Do you think the actions on the belted magnum bolt rifles like Winchester grs A2520 @ 55,500C). Well,  when it is loaded with In a day or so I had a return e-mail verifying the prices, along with shipping instructions. The Speer manual #13 Savage Model 99 Series A,358 Win,24" Barrel,Press Checkered Stock,Aluminum Counter,Mint Condition, 99% Bluing,99% Wood Except there is a Flaw at Forend Screw See Picture, David Royal 99 Book Says ...Click for more info. Whelen...but not really. mags. bolt action? I have also heard that, as a general rule, UPS is easier to ship firearms with than Fed-Ex, although the shipper I finally went through was Fed-Ex. bullets can be pushed as fast, or nearly as fast as heavy jacketed bullets. So now, The Ruger Compact also allowed me to meet this goal. Win do 2400+ fps? After shipping, then began the fun of waiting. 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