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#3005234 - 10/29/12 09:07 AM Savage and .44 bullets?
pressfit
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Do any of you know why savage says not to shoot .44 cal bullets in their ML? I shot a hand full before I found out..lol.. thanks!
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#3005259 - 10/29/12 09:21 AM Re: Savage and .44 bullets? [Re: pressfit]
Rubberduck270
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Too much sabot to handle the pressure. They'll work on lighter loads but you'll start blowing sabots when you turn the load up.
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#3005343 - 10/29/12 10:08 AM Re: Savage and .44 bullets? [Re: Rubberduck270]
ratsnakeboogy
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 Originally Posted By: Rubberduck270
Too much sabot to handle the pressure. They'll work on lighter loads but you'll start blowing sabots when you turn the load up.


Yep.

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#3006104 - 10/29/12 04:01 PM Re: Savage and .44 bullets? [Re: ratsnakeboogy]
Tar12
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Typically the .44 cal bullets are .429. It takes a thick sabot to make the fit. This leaves to much room for the bullet to move around inside the sabot leading to less than ideal accuracy.Thats why I always strongly suggest using the .458 dia bulllets as that is as close as you are going to get bore dia. size wise.
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