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Shooting today at 1000, 1200, 1300 and 1780 yds

 
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Old 07-31-2013, 06:06 PM
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Shooting today at 1000, 1200, 1300 and 1780 yds

Went out today to try shooting some long distance today. I have never shot 1200 yards and beyond until today. It was a lot of fun and I learned a lot about the wind in the short amount of time that I was out there. I started off at 1000 yards just to see where I would be hitting. Kestrel showed 3 mph of wind coming in at 220 degrees. Punched it in and let the first shot fly on a cold and clean barrel. Hit pretty much in the center of the bullseye! I was pretty excited so I moved back to 1200 yards and got set up. I have never shot this far before but was pretty confident. Shooter showed that I needed 29.4 MOA of elevation and 1 MOA left for wind with a 1.5 mph wind coming in at 220 degrees. I hit half way in and out of the 10" orange circle in the center of my target. I was getting pretty excited now. I moved back to 1300 yards and set up. Shooter called for 33.2 MOA elevation. I got settled in and pulled the trigger before I was really ready to shoot and it went way right but still hit the target. I go settled back in and fired 4 consecutive shots which looked really good. I went and measured them and the group measured 4.8"! I was really happy with that! So I got bold and jumped back to 1780 yards. That is when the humble pie was served in large quantities. I shot the first shot and thought that I had hit my 24"x24" plate as it was rocking back and forth a little. I fired again and it went right, third shot went low and then I quit. 0 for 3 at one mile haha. I am still very happy with the results that I had from the first time firing at those distances. The picture of the target is below:

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1st cold bore shot at 1k(only shot taken at 1k): almost dead center of the 10" orange circle

1st and only shot at 1200: hit just right of the 10" orange circle (I was happy with that so I stopped there)

1st shot at 1300 yards: I pulled it and it is the hit furtherest right on the target.

4 shot group at 1300 yards: 4 hits just below the orange circle.

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Measurement of the 4 shot group at 1300 yards.
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Old 07-31-2013, 06:36 PM
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Re: Shooting today at 1000, 1200, 1300 and 1780 yds

Nice shootn.
Tell us what you were shooting. ie gun, ammo(factory or reloads).
Keep shooting at those long ranges and keep us posted on what you see.

Jason
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Old 07-31-2013, 07:20 PM
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Re: Shooting today at 1000, 1200, 1300 and 1780 yds

Sorry!

Custom 338 lapua. 300 gr Berger and H1000.

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Old 07-31-2013, 07:45 PM
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Re: Shooting today at 1000, 1200, 1300 and 1780 yds

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Custom 338 lapua. 300 gr Berger and H1000.
Whats not to like about that team?

Great shooting Koril

Way cool!!

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Old 07-31-2013, 08:14 PM
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Re: Shooting today at 1000, 1200, 1300 and 1780 yds

You must of had so much success because the scope was mounted so perfectly.
Great shooting, what was the charge and MV?
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Old 07-31-2013, 08:30 PM
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Re: Shooting today at 1000, 1200, 1300 and 1780 yds

It's 93 gr of H1000 going close to 2800 fps. I have done a lot of testing with this load and if I shoot at any temp over 80 degrees the ejector mark will show up. Anything below 80 and its good. I was going to go with a lower grain load but this shoots so good. I just have to not shoot when the temps are too high is all.

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That is something to hang on the fridge! Well done brother, I am most definitely humbled by your shooting.

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