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Check out my 1st LR Gun - 280 AI!

 
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Old 09-21-2011, 01:05 AM
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Re: Check out my 1st LR Gun - 280 AI!

Jpeaston,

Yes, I do have the same barrel. I'm going to try some 180 G Bergers next week and see if they will pattern with H-1000 or Retumbo. I'll let you know what I find out.
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Old 09-21-2011, 04:24 PM
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Re: Check out my 1st LR Gun - 280 AI!






My 280AI GAP with Templar action. I run the 168VLD at 2750 fps. I will slow down to 2700 probably in the winter. Pretty slow but the accuracy is undeniable. It will get them close to 3ooo fps but I'm going to try something different and see how the lower node works for barrel life.
I can tell you that my shoulder likes it. Also I don't shoot much over 600y so at 2700 I have plenty of energy to kill a whitetail.

55g of 560, .030 off the lands
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Old 09-22-2011, 12:02 AM
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Limbic,

Could you please tell me what primers you are using, Powder, Bullet seating depth etc. Thanks in advance!
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Old 09-22-2011, 06:49 AM
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Re: Check out my 1st LR Gun - 280 AI!

Ofcourse that is an above average group. It will shoot 3 shots in the .4's consistently.
168vld
55-55.3g of N560
210M
.030 off the lands. Ogive to rim is 3.740

I've gone the route of 168vld at 3000 fps and 180vld at 2950 with my old 7mag. Barrel lasted 1200 rounds. This is less overbore but I'm still going to drive it nice and easy
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