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Old 10-05-2009, 02:46 PM
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Flyer Problem?

Fellas, I am about to pull my hair out with the latest load work on my .30-06.
the only thing holding me back from a great shooting rifle is the fact it kicks out a flyer every one out of three shots. The funny thing is the flyer(s) is consistent, it alwasy seems to spit out to the left about 1.5". At first I thought I could correct with seating depth adjustment, no joy. Right now I am thinking the glass might be bad but I wanted some input to see if I was missing something.
The Load: Barnes 168gr Match TSX, Annealed Remington brass(3rd firing), 56.1 grs H414(That was the best I found with OCW method), CCI Magnum primer, trimmed to same length, just neck sized, and I have varied the seating depth from .20-.70 off the lands.
The Rifle: Rem Mod 700, 24 inch tube, Leupold VX-L 3.5-10, Pillar bedded, and barrel has had about 170 rounds down it.

In order to try and correct my problem I have tried different dies, primers, powder, etc. Today I even used a little infared temp gauge so the barrell temp was absolutely the same for each shot. What am I missing here? I have poured over all the other threads on this and other forums and tried tons of different things. I am starting to think the glass might be bad? It is an expensive scope but I guess that doesnt mean anything if it sucks? Help me before I am hairless!
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Old 10-05-2009, 10:35 PM
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Re: Flyer Problem?

Try checking the barrel lug to see if it's making any contact other than on the rear. I've pulled my hair out a few times and thought I had covered everything and usually found out there was a logical answer somewhere. You have no doubt done this, but make double sure your action screws are properly tightened. Good luck.....Rich
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Old 10-06-2009, 07:55 AM
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Re: Flyer Problem?

You might try setting the brass aside that shoots the flier. collect a dozen or so that shoot well and reload them. see if that eliminated your problem.
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Old 10-06-2009, 09:02 PM
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Re: Flyer Problem?

Try a different primer like a federal 210m or or some other nonmagnum primer.
Have you shot it over a chronograph? I would bet your ES is horrible.
I would doubt it is your glass.
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