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Old 01-29-2008, 02:02 PM
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According to this from varminter.com " 5 mm ammo is available again !" http://www.varminter.com/2008/5mmrrm.html OOPS,Brain Fart ----should have read Recumbent's post! My only defense,"Its Back" thread title has no mention of 5 mm ammo.

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Old 01-29-2008, 03:57 PM
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Awsome News..
I been watching for some 5mm Rem RF for a friend for a couple years,..
The last couple boxes he found went for about 75 bucks.
Hopefully they will run a bunch..
Thank's!
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Old 01-29-2008, 04:31 PM
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wonder what the prices will be like *shudder*
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Old 01-29-2008, 04:39 PM
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Response from Aguila

I received this response when I inquired about why it said nothing on their website about the 5mm and when ammo would be available. Looks like its a done deal.

OUR WEB SITE IS DOWN FOR UPDATING, THE AMMUNITION IS BEING SHIPPED THIS WEEK
AND WILL BE AVAILABLE AFTER THE SHOT SHOW, PLEASE CHECK BACK WITH US, THANKS
FOR YOUR INTEREST.
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Old 01-29-2008, 05:12 PM
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how much are the old 5mm rifles going for? Anybody know?
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Old 01-29-2008, 05:14 PM
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From what I read,, they made over 50,000 of them.
I have seen one of them given away here,, because of the lack of ammo thing..
One friend, found his in the trunk of a junk car he bought..
I just called him and forwarded him the info..
Made him smile..
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Old 01-29-2008, 05:48 PM
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how much are the old 5mm rifles going for? Anybody know?
Dunno, but I think word is already getting out.

I saw one for sale earlier on Gunbroker that suddenly jumped over a hundred bucks from a pretty low bid start.
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Old 01-29-2008, 10:29 PM
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Be patient....from what I have been reading..... this is one of those joint projects that has been quietly in the works by more then one party.

It makes sense that if somebody is going to tool up a fortune in research, development, and equipment.....he's going to make sure that others in the gun business will go along in helping to support the concept. -Much in the same way that Hornady made darn sure rifles were made to accomodate their new 17HMR cartridge.

I'm sure a new rifle or two will soon be released as well.

No need to jump on old Remington rifles priced at $600, when a new and better designed modern rifle can soon be had.

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Old 01-30-2008, 07:04 AM
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Lightbulb Imagine.....

Imagine.....a Savage mako or BV in 5mm Remington mag. Read an article from a link sent by a friend. They tested the Aguila 5mm mag 30 gr. ammo. It actually ran 2,400 fps over the chrono. The goups and accuracy gave me goosebumps Way to go Aguila After shooting my fathers remmy 5mm as a kid to rid our farm of woodchucks, I think they shot themselves in the butt for not remarketing ammo after THOUSANDS of request from the consumers. After all.....we are "just" consumers right? Our requests...preferences and desires mean nothing? Another case of a forgeign company listening to the consumer and providing customer service....vice trying to dictate what we want. We gotta wake up America..ask ourselves why are so many of the products we buy are imported? Answer...a good company is driven by the consumer and his/her needs. Not what an engineer and CEO tell us we want or need. *Gets down off soapbox*...
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Old 01-30-2008, 08:31 AM
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anyone know what cal bullet it would take if blown out to a straight wall case???..... is it a .25rf???.....

somehow, i think that may have just as much potential in the marketplace with the modern bullets available...

and, using this larger parent case for a .17mag may get closer to the magic 3000fps, also.....

any interest in a .25, .27, or .30 cal rimfire of a similar length???

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Old 01-30-2008, 09:14 AM
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The bullet is 0.2045" or 20-caliber. The case is slightly larger in diameter than the 22WMR.

I was always impressed with the ballistics. The caliber was produced with a 38 grain bullet initially and was designed to perform better than the 22WMR. If it catches on, I would expect to see ammunition produced with the larger bullet for more ft-lbs at the target and perhaps better stability in the wind. But right now it is to compete with the 17HMR.

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Old 01-30-2008, 12:32 PM
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Aguila is making this round. It will not be limited, it is coming back due to the 17HMR impact on rimfire. My understanding is it will be a .20 caliber and in bottleneck design. 30 grain [email protected] 2400fps.

It will be show cased at the SHOT SHOW!!

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Old 01-30-2008, 04:35 PM
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here is a link to someone selling it on GB for anyone interested......

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/Vie...?Item=91204548
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LOL @ price
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Old 01-30-2008, 05:08 PM
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Thats what I thought, good thing I dont have a 5mm. I sure the price will go down soon. Wonder what the retail price is?

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