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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2013

    Baikal Single shot IZH-18MH .308 Wanted

    Baikal Single shot break open IZH-18MH .308 Wanted, for a project so I dont mind if the stock is a bit scruffy as I intend to lighten and refinish the stock, however it must shoot accurately.
    Please PM me with details.
    Cheers Peter

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Hawkes Bay
    Of the 5 or 6 that i have shot they all strung their shots vertically with barrel heat after the very first cold bore shot.

    Not too much of a need to lighten the stock, it weighs bugger all from factory, but there is a lot of weight in the receiver.

    Best of luck finding an accurate one.
    A big fast bullet beats a little fast bullet every time

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Bought one new synthetic .308, you are right its light enough at 2850 grams on our kitchen scales, should be frisky under recoil.
    I had a dive into the brass barrel at the range and got about 60 once fired Winchester cases, some were nickle plated woo hoo!
    I bought some Speer 150gr BTSP from Sportways ($50) as they are meant to be expand at lowest velocities , Lee RGB dies from reloader ($39) I will start light with 2006 and 2208 and see how it shoots before I take the hacksaw to the barrel for the bike rifle project, less embarrassing if i have to take it back to the shop for warranty.

    Any advise on loads using the above would be welcome other wise I'll just work through the ADI comic.

  4. #4
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    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Lol mine got sent back under warranty with 6" missing off it.
    Firing pins are often short



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