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#5718970 - 04/27/15 07:15 PM 25 cal and 27 cal rimfires.
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My dream gun may come true. Several years ago a question was posted here about "Your Dream Gun" or something similar. My request was a 25 rim-fire that could push a 55 grain bullet at 2000 fps from a 7 1/2 inch barrel. I'm hearing a few rumors that that just might happen. Since they started using the 27 cal nail gun case for the 17 WSM there might be a straight cased 25 or a 27 cal in the future.
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#5718975 - 04/27/15 07:19 PM Re: 25 cal and 27 cal rimfires. [Re: HWY_MAN]
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I'm still waiting on a semi 17 wsm

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#5719590 - 04/28/15 07:55 AM Re: 25 cal and 27 cal rimfires. [Re: HWY_MAN]
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That would be a sweet rig. I would do what I could to get my hands on one
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#5719655 - 04/28/15 08:22 AM Re: 25 cal and 27 cal rimfires. [Re: HWY_MAN]
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I like my 22 lr if I need something bigger plenty exists.
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#5719659 - 04/28/15 08:24 AM Re: 25 cal and 27 cal rimfires. [Re: HWY_MAN]
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You can do that now if your willing to shoot an air rifle. They're are several ways to get to 450 fpe. That's a pretty resonable velocity for a 30cal pellet gun.

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#5719686 - 04/28/15 08:35 AM Re: 25 cal and 27 cal rimfires. [Re: redchevy]
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Originally Posted By: redchevy
I like my 22 lr if I need something bigger plenty exists.


I like them also but yesterday was a good example of how anemic they really are. Had a yote out at around 35 yards semi walking away, when he looked back I put one with my 5 1/2 inch single six into his right shoulder then he took off. Followed him for another hundred yards and got 2 more rounds in him before he gave it up. I just want something in a rim-fire with a little more power. Not interested in a center-fire I've got plenty of them, 25 or 27 cal rim-fire would be perfect for what I want.
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#5719690 - 04/28/15 08:38 AM Re: 25 cal and 27 cal rimfires. [Re: HWY_MAN]
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Why no love for center fire?
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#5719721 - 04/28/15 08:47 AM Re: 25 cal and 27 cal rimfires. [Re: HWY_MAN]
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Who makes a straight cased 25 cal center-fire that will push a 55 grain bullet 2,000 ftps?
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#5719727 - 04/28/15 08:49 AM Re: 25 cal and 27 cal rimfires. [Re: HWY_MAN]
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Nobody I know of but I know they make things that will fill the bill.
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#5720020 - 04/28/15 11:31 AM Re: 25 cal and 27 cal rimfires. [Re: HWY_MAN]
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The closest you'll come is a 25/20 but it's not straight cased. It's rated to push a 86 gr bullet at 1760. Load the 60 gr 256 bullet in it and I'd bet you could get 2000. I would doubt the 27 cal nail gun case would take the pressures needed to push a 55 gr bullet that fast.
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#5720089 - 04/28/15 12:04 PM Re: 25 cal and 27 cal rimfires. [Re: HWY_MAN]
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I would like 22 Mag to be introduced in like a 10/22 or something like minded.

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#5720097 - 04/28/15 12:09 PM Re: 25 cal and 27 cal rimfires. [Re: HWY_MAN]
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Originally Posted By: HWY_MAN
Originally Posted By: redchevy
I like my 22 lr if I need something bigger plenty exists.


I like them also but yesterday was a good example of how anemic they really are. Had a yote out at around 35 yards semi walking away, when he looked back I put one with my 5 1/2 inch single six into his right shoulder then he took off. Followed him for another hundred yards and got 2 more rounds in him before he gave it up. I just want something in a rim-fire with a little more power. Not interested in a center-fire I've got plenty of them, 25 or 27 cal rim-fire would be perfect for what I want.


Why not 22mag? would definitely have worked much better than 22lr for this example.

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#5720161 - 04/28/15 12:46 PM Re: 25 cal and 27 cal rimfires. [Re: Minter66]
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Originally Posted By: Minter66
I would like 22 Mag to be introduced in like a 10/22 or something like minded.

Not made any more but they were in the past Gunbroker
Current production CZ 512 Gunbroker
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#5720342 - 04/28/15 02:57 PM Re: 25 cal and 27 cal rimfires. [Re: nsmike]
Minter66 Offline
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Originally Posted By: nsmike
Originally Posted By: Minter66
I would like 22 Mag to be introduced in like a 10/22 or something like minded.

Not made any more but they were in the past Gunbroker
Current production CZ 512 Gunbroker


Well looky there! Thanks for the links!

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#5720687 - 04/28/15 06:34 PM Re: 25 cal and 27 cal rimfires. [Re: HWY_MAN]
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Love a .22 Mag

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