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Posted: 12/27/2003 7:45:15 PM EDT
What is a .30-30 Ackley chamber? Is it kind of like a Bentz chamber on a .22?
Link Posted: 12/27/2003 7:56:44 PM EDT
When a case is "Ackley Improved", it means that the shoulder has been blown out slightly, and there's a bit more case capacity.
Link Posted: 12/27/2003 8:03:21 PM EDT
So an Ackley chamber would require .30-30 ammo with Ackley casings? Am I understanding that right? This gives you more powder behind the bullet for greater velocity?
Link Posted: 12/27/2003 8:45:14 PM EDT
Actually, you can fireform a regular case to an Ackley chamber. And yes, it does give you a little more powder behind the bullet.
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