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    Found a really nice rifle in this caliber and it will soon be finding a place to live in our safe. Anyone up here own one? If you do would like to hear your opinion of it.
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    Seems like it would be easier to get a 204. I haven't seen any .20 TAC ammo available retail. Is it a wild cat only round?

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    Wildcat, although Lapua does make brass for it. And easy to form from .223.
    Never bought a box of factory ammo in my life outside of rimfire stuff.
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    In a quick search I found it is a 233 rem necked down to .204, that predates the .204 Ruger. Given that the .204 Ruger is based off the nearly identical 222 rem mag, I can't see it as functionally different then the .204.

    So why get a wildcat when there is now a factory equivalent?

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    Because it was a custom built rifle being sold used and it was an excellent buy. Besides that, I am bored with my other rifles at the moment.
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    I didn't realize it was you Randy. Hand loads are the way to go anyway. Good luck with your new toy and post some pics. A few searches and I found plenty of brass so you will be good to go when you're ready to do it.

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    Package came with brass and forming dies as well as FL reloading die set:
    http://forums.accuratereloading.com/...3/m/3291063731

    Hate reinventing the wheel thats why I asked for advice. Should be a fun rifle to play around with on the bench.
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    Very neat rifle, Randy. Before I saw your posts at the end, I was thinking "I thought he was a lefty!". Any info on who did the bolt fluting?

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    PacNor shows on there web site they do fluting, $65.

    But it looks like I am off to virgin terriority as all these responses and no one owns one
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    A buddy of mine has a wildcat .20/223 that sounds dimensionally similar to the .20 TAC for a number of years. He's shot it a fair bit but due to ammunition issues he's since went to the .204 Ruger.

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    Got one and it is awesome, should have listened to the builder and went with a shorter barrel, as it is now I have 27 inch match on my win mod 70 in tac 20, it is perfect on seaotters, harbor seals, and fox, I just got solids and it should do a number on sealions now. Enjoy!
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