Re: 111 Long Range Hunter in 300 Win Mag
338 win mag,
I feel your pain with your son's gun. How did he finally make out? A few thing's I did to solve my problem was free float the barrel CORRECTLY since savage didn't! Sorry I had to throw out there AGAIN, but the other thing which I feel was the breaking point was really tune in a handload. Like I said in my previous post a very good friend of mine is awesome at the handloads and finding that sweet spot for any gun. I think we went through 4-5 seating depth's before finding that my 7mm rem mag really loves 0.007 off the lands, I'm shooting 180 grain bergers with 66 grains of RL25, nosler brass, federal 215 primers. I also closed the muzzlebrake, I'm not sure if that had anything to do with solving my issue but I really dont think a brake is needed for a 7 rm & I figured to try it as I was using process of elimination at that point! I will post again once I shoot the gun with brake open to see if groups stay the same. My 7mm is now shooting 1 ragged hole at 100 yards with a 3 shot group but only thanks to my good friend who without a doubt put alot more hard work into the gun than savage did making it! I hope everything worked out ok for your son.