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#2852710 - 06/17/12 02:19 PM illinois question...centerfire...
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i was printing off my application fron the illinois dnr and noticed the word centerfire. took a closer look and it looks like centerfire handguns are legal as long as they are over 30 cal. is this new? i have killed out with my savage smokeless the past two years, but an a tc contender in 30-30 or 35 rem might be coming with me this yr.
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#2852721 - 06/17/12 02:48 PM Re: illinois question...centerfire... [Re: redblood]
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Here you go Redblood.........


http://www.dnr.illinois.gov/hunting/Pages/HuntingDevicesandAmmunition.aspx
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#2852736 - 06/17/12 03:18 PM Re: illinois question...centerfire... [Re: BigSatt]
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Thanks kevin. i am confused by the case lenth of the bottle necked ammo.
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#2852903 - 06/17/12 07:21 PM Re: illinois question...centerfire... [Re: redblood]
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THis is not new, I know it was this way in 2010.
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#2852993 - 06/17/12 09:02 PM Re: illinois question...centerfire... [Re: redblood]
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 Originally Posted By: redblood
Thanks kevin. i am confused by the case lenth of the bottle necked ammo.


it can't be longer than 1.4 inches.
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#2853054 - 06/17/12 11:12 PM Re: illinois question...centerfire... [Re: stik]
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 Originally Posted By: stik
 Originally Posted By: redblood
Thanks kevin. i am confused by the case lenth of the bottle necked ammo.


it can't be longer than 1.4 inches.


And that will eliminate 99.9% of centerfire pistol cartridges
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#2853069 - 06/18/12 12:09 AM Re: illinois question...centerfire... [Re: redblood]
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 Originally Posted By: redblood
 Originally Posted By: stik
 Originally Posted By: redblood
Thanks kevin. i am confused by the case lenth of the bottle necked ammo.


it can't be longer than 1.4 inches.


And that will eliminate 99.9% of centerfire pistol cartridges


not if they are straight walled. very few centerfire pistol cartridges are bottlenecked.
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#2853248 - 06/18/12 10:07 AM Re: illinois question...centerfire... [Re: stik]
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it eliminates the 30-30, 35 rem, 260 and many other short action cartridges that are chambered in the TC CONTENDER and Savage striker.
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#2853305 - 06/18/12 11:16 AM Re: illinois question...centerfire... [Re: redblood]
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those are RIFLE cartridges.
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#2853683 - 06/18/12 09:23 PM Re: illinois question...centerfire... [Re: stik]
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so are 45-70 goverment and 375 winchester but they are legal because they are straight walled
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#2853891 - 06/19/12 08:00 AM Re: illinois question...centerfire... [Re: redblood]
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A 375 Winchester would be nice for closer shots, and your Savage ML could take care of the longer ones.
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#2854349 - 06/19/12 04:22 PM Re: illinois question...centerfire... [Re: Rubberduck270]
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 Originally Posted By: Rubberduck270
A 375 Winchester would be nice for closer shots, and your Savage ML could take care of the longer ones.


yes.
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#2854660 - 06/19/12 09:31 PM Re: illinois question...centerfire... [Re: redblood]
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I know some guys are necking up a .243 or .25 WSSM to 35 cal. The case length is short enough, pretty much duplicates 358 Win ballistics.
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#2854753 - 06/20/12 12:51 AM Re: illinois question...centerfire... [Re: Kimberman]
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 Originally Posted By: Kimberman
I know some guys are necking up a .243 or .25 WSSM to 35 cal. The case length is short enough, pretty much duplicates 358 Win ballistics.


is this available as a factory load?
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#2854893 - 06/20/12 07:47 AM Re: illinois question...centerfire... [Re: stik]
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at 1.670" the those cases are too long for illinois
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#2855202 - 06/20/12 12:25 PM Re: illinois question...centerfire... [Re: redblood]
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 Originally Posted By: Kimberman
I know some guys are necking up a .243 or .25 WSSM to 35 cal. The case length is short enough, pretty much duplicates 358 Win ballistics.


 Originally Posted By: redblood
at 1.670" the those cases are too long for illinois


if necked up to be straight walled, the length restriction does not apply but they would still be illegal as a wildcat round.
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#2855271 - 06/20/12 01:09 PM Re: illinois question...centerfire... [Re: stik]
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Your right Redblood, some great calibers readily available in a good hunting pistol are thrown out with these restrictions! Your Savage smokeless however is more than sufficient imo. I would rather have it in hand than any pistol myself! Best production MZ in existence IMO!
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