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

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

Some of you know my yearlong attempt to get my factory barrel Rem STW to shoot. The Brux #5 and action truing brought the groups down to 3/4" at 200, finally. I've done zero load development with the new barrel, simply shooting the same load as I did with the old factory barrel.
I took my daughter out today after re bedding the rifle, bedding a new Nightforce Direct Mount base, and putting the Greybull scope back on it. I put a fresh cleaned, cold bore shot thru it, cranked the windage and handed her the rifle.
These are her first 3 shots at 100 yards.
I then put a cpl Bergers thru it at 200 to get close to the dot and shot this 3 shot group with the new Accubond Long Range 175's. Same load specs as the Bergers but guessed at .015" off the lands as I couldn't get a good reading. The Accubond LR's are less than .600", shot off of bags.
To say I'm pleased would be an understatement. Thanks for all the help and tips, they're much appreciated.
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    Wow!!! Great work!!! What's your final load??
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    I finaly got to try my chrony out today was nice but some guns were faster than i thoughtsome right in there and some slower my 7 stw ave. was 3115 with 160abonds and 92gr of us 869 powder and 2095 for 162 sst s im not unerstnding this as both are loaded the same exept bullets and thought the 160s would be some faster not complaning to much on speed they shoot under 3/8" just thought with 31.5" tube it suprised me
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    Marioq, I've done zero load development with the new barrel/trued action, neither the Berger 180's or the Accubond LR 175's but looking at the groups, I think I'm going to leave it.

    73.0 gr RL25
    Berger's are .016 off the lands at 3.130" to the ogive (3/4" @200 yds).
    Accubond LR's are .015" off the lands at 3.165 to the ogive (.600" @200 yds).
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    Quote:
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    Marioq, I've done zero load development with the new barrel/trued action, neither the Berger 180's or the Accubond LR 175's but looking at the groups, I think I'm going to leave it.

    73.0 gr RL25
    Berger's are .016 off the lands at 3.130" to the ogive (3/4" @200 yds).
    Accubond LR's are .015" off the lands at 3.165 to the ogive (.600" @200 yds).
    Great!!! Thanks. I'm trying to get mine shooting too!!!
    I am
    Loading some RL 33 tonight. But have some accubonds factory I am going to try next week. Montana is 6 days away. Would
    Like to have something I can dial in.
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    Some of you know my yearlong attempt to get my factory barrel Rem STW to shoot. The Brux #5 and action truing brought the groups down to 3/4" at 200, finally. I've done zero load development with the new barrel, simply shooting the same load as I did with the old factory barrel.
    I took my daughter out today after re bedding the rifle, bedding a new Nightforce Direct Mount base, and putting the Greybull scope back on it. I put a fresh cleaned, cold bore shot thru it, cranked the windage and handed her the rifle.
    These are her first 3 shots at 100 yards.
    I then put a cpl Bergers thru it at 200 to get close to the dot and shot this 3 shot group with the new Accubond Long Range 175's. Same load specs as the Bergers but guessed at .015" off the lands as I couldn't get a good reading. The Accubond LR's are less than .600", shot off of bags.
    To say I'm pleased would be an understatement. Thanks for all the help and tips, they're much appreciated.
    Congrats. You both look mighty proud!
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    Good shooting Bob!!
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