8" .308 SS316 build

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strobes
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8" .308 SS316 build

Post by strobes » Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:28 pm

Just for people waiting for approval, it was 3 weeks for me in Long Star State.
Now I have two designs in mind to choose from. For both SS316, 1.5"x8" tube, .065 wall, blast chamber 3", double walled with a spacer. baffles about .070 thinness. .370 holes. Will be used for hunting local nuisance, one shot with possible 2 to follow, max.
I like the one with less baffles, but they are more complicated to machine.
How performance would compare in your opinion between two? I can drop one of the K baffles on the right in favor of bigger blast chamber?


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Re: 8" .308 SS316 build

Post by T-Rex » Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:57 pm

K's are typically for low pressure rounds.
Go with 60* cones and don't look back.
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