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7mm STW Brotherhood - For those who shoot the 7mm Shooting Times Westerner

 
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Old 09-27-2012, 05:02 PM
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Re: 7mm STW Brotherhood - For those who shoot the 7mm Shooting Times Westerner

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I posted a pic earlier and it had the wrong data :-( Sorry about that. the shot group actually should have been .519, lol.

I went to the range and shot my 270 and it was .889 and i realized the other group was inaccurate.

First and foremost, Welcome to the Brotherhood. secondly, that is a damn nice group by any bodies standards. Winchesters are tough to beat, and I have become a Winchester fan myself of recent. I have a Custom Sharpshooter, in 7STW, and it is a drill.
Great looking rifle, and awesome groups. If she's consistent with that load, you are done with load development. Congrats.
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Old 09-27-2012, 05:09 PM
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Re: 7mm STW Brotherhood - For those who shoot the 7mm Shooting Times Westerner

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First and foremost, Welcome to the Brotherhood. secondly, that is a damn nice group by any bodies standards. Winchesters are tough to beat, and I have become a Winchester fan myself of recent. I have a Custom Sharpshooter, in 7STW, and it is a drill.
Great looking rifle, and awesome groups. If she's consistent with that load, you are done with load development. Congrats.
I went back out to the range and she shot 2 rounds dang near on top of each other with 1 time fired brass so I put her aside as I didn't want to jinx myself, lol.

I know that this is not a .270 thread but here is what my .270 Winchester 70 did at the range today powder at 50.5 - speed at 2758 140 Nosler Accubonds. This rifle still needs bedding (it has a Bell and Carlsen Medalist stock) and needs serious trigger work as it still set to stock. I will fix this soon :-)

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Old 09-27-2012, 05:32 PM
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Re: 7mm STW Brotherhood - For those who shoot the 7mm Shooting Times Westerner

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I went back out to the range and she shot 2 rounds dang near on top of each other with 1 time fired brass so I put her aside as I didn't want to jinx myself, lol.

I know that this is not a .270 thread but here is what my .270 Winchester 70 did at the range today powder at 50.5 - speed at 2758 140 Nosler Accubonds. This rifle still needs bedding (it has a Bell and Carlsen Medalist stock) and needs serious trigger work as it still set to stock. I will fix this soon :-)

Nice 270 group as well.
What powder and charge are you using in your stw. Just curious.
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Nice 270 group as well.
What powder and charge are you using in your stw. Just curious.
H1000 at 74.5
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Old 09-27-2012, 05:57 PM
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H1000 at 74.5
Good choice for that bullet weight. Whatever it is, she surely likes it. Sounds like a keeper to me.
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Old 09-27-2012, 10:29 PM
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Re: 7mm STW Brotherhood - For those who shoot the 7mm Shooting Times Westerner

Does this sound right? 81 gr H1000 with Barnes 145 gr LRX @3280 fps? That is all I got out of it. My sons gun is a 7wsm shooting factory 150gr at 3220? Good accuracy though with .75" groups. I was really hoping for 3400+!
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Old 09-27-2012, 10:40 PM
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Re: 7mm STW Brotherhood - For those who shoot the 7mm Shooting Times Westerner

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Does this sound right? 81 gr H1000 with Barnes 145 gr LRX @3280 fps? That is all I got out of it. My sons gun is a 7wsm shooting factory 150gr at 3220? Good accuracy though with .75" groups. I was really hoping for 3400+!
You need to ask yourself....why speed?

One valid answer is bullet drop. Less does help in the field. The other is bullet performance. Some bullets need speed to perform how you wish....others less so.
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