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***First 3 shot group @ 381 YARDS***

 
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Old 11-16-2009, 04:28 PM
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Re: ***First 3 shot group @ 381 YARDS***

I believe that if you are F L resizing then the base of the resizer die should contact the shell holder . Maybe double check any instruction sheet that came with the dies. That is still very nice group .
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Old 11-16-2009, 04:41 PM
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Re: ***First 3 shot group @ 381 YARDS***

if 381 is as far as your hunting property will allow a shot.......and that group is your average over several groups under 'somewhat' varying conditions and if you are hunting a yote or larger animal, I'd quit fiddling with the load and go harvest something.

If your quarry is pigeon size or smaller, then I'd tweak things just a bit. I'd start by partial neck sizing at least one caliber down from the case mouth and mess a little with bullet seating depth.
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Old 11-17-2009, 12:01 PM
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Re: ***First 3 shot group @ 381 YARDS***

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There is really no way I can think of to measure that distance because my body die is recessed up into the threads of the press a little. It loks like a little over an 1/8th inch. I measured the "mark" left by the body die on the case just above the rim and it is about .285" above the bottom (head) of the case. This stting sizes the case just enough for me to chamber the case just a little snugly. I do this and trimming after every firing.
That is pretty much the same way I do it now . Thanks

royinidaho,
This is as far at this property will let me but their is some public land that has some long fields that are currently being harvested corn/soybeans should make a good spot to stretch it out .

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