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how far would you trust this rifle{part 2}

VSSF-II in 204 Ruger with the Jewel 1.5 ounce trigger,and 8.5-25 LRT scope shooting 40 gr V-Maxes at 3800 fps averaging about .400 5 shot and around .300 for 3 shots any day any weather.



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    Ok I'll bite, I would probably take 450/500 range as max range on a calm day. You have the glass to do better if the time was spent on paper or jugs over various ranges and conditions, although that is a tiny bullet, I think its on the heavy end for caliber, correct? Nice looking rig too bad its not 220 Swift. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]
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    Change those rings!! I hate Weaver rings...had them dent more than one scope. That's a LOT of glass to take a chance on the mounts.
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    @ 100 yards it appears to be doing well! You didnt mention intended target,wind reading ability or rangeing ability all of wich have nothin to do with the gun....just the outcome!
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    Hay There

    Is this VSSF 2 an ADL or an BDL Stock ?

    I have an VSSF 1 Stock is an ADL Stock .

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    it has the floorplate that opens from the bottom if thats what you mean,and will hold 6 down plus one up.

    I have shot it enough to know the 40 gr bullet will hold its own with the 22-250 or the Swift with 55 or less grain bullets,even in the wind.the V-Max has a BC of .290 at 3800++ in the 22`s you have to get up over the 60 gr bullets to get a BC of 290 and then you cant get close to 3800.

    I`ve got myself on video somewhere if I can figure out how to post it hitting five 20 ounce Pepsi bottles at 400 as fast as I could run the bolt.
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    i don't know how far you can shoot that thing, shoot it and find out but please do us a favor and take that scope off of that thing! that's a great scope for a long range rig and with those 2 piece bases and weaver rings you're taking a chance on damaging that scope.
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