Originally Posted by JMss17
Thanks I will check that out.
Another question, when shooting alot at the range I noticed my barrel getting fairly warm, is there anything I can do to cool it down?
1) You picked an excellent caliber
2) I second the 168 VLD
3 Use Retumbo, H1000, H4831SC, or Re22
4) Yes, there is something you can do when the bbl is warm....let it cool. You should never let it get "hot," ever. When I'm at the range and there's little to no wind, I prop my rifles upright to let heat dissipate out the muzzle. They cool quicker. If there happens to be good wind, it is almost always a headwind at my range, so the air blows right up the muzzle. Many consider your caliber to be overbore, so it is easier to fry the throat. Don't do that. Always let the barrel cool.
5) Go buy one of those hand held laser temp gauges that appliance repairmen use to check temps of freezers, refrigerators. Periodically, take the outside temp of the barrel at the chamber and down to about the first 8" of bbl.