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.204 ?'s

Old 01-05-2006, 02:55 PM
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I am hearing a TON of good stuff about the new .204 caliber. I'd like to get some more info on it. Does anybody know what gun makers sell a .204?

At BassPro the other day I saw a nice one, I believe it was made by Browning, but not sure. The bolt felt real good, and it was relatively small size gave it a great overall feel. It was selling for about $565, anybody know?


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Old 01-05-2006, 10:35 PM
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.204 info for ya.

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Old 01-06-2006, 12:03 PM
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Just make sure it feeds well in bolts. I bought my brother one last year in the 700ADL. A real tack driver, but that little cartridge doesn't feed well in that action unless the cartidges are put in just right.

I just put together a encore 204. Still can't find time to shoot it.
Old 01-06-2006, 02:45 PM
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.204s are the best all around small game hunting rifle. you can make long shots with almost pinpoint accuracy and out here in colorado, i should know that because it's a lot easier to just sit there and wait for ground squirrels to come out at 200 yards plus. i have a ruger 10/77, nicest flat out trajectory around.
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Old 01-06-2006, 03:59 PM
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what is a 10/77 never heard of that model wouldnt it be just a M77
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Old 01-07-2006, 08:17 AM
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I feel as if you had a .220 swift or a .22-250 why do you need this round. I always hear that it is very accurate, so is my swift, so is my .22-250. One of my bro. in laws bought one in a ruger m-77 and it shoots great but I just dont see the point in it . Oh well thats what makes the world go round.I can still push a .22 bullet as fast as that and not get to extremes with the powder . 4200 fps 45 gr h414 40gr v-max thats smoking !!! and no pressure signs
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