Re: 223 at 1000 yards?
I know some shooters are using the 223 for the VHAs factory class during the 600 yd IBS shoots.During the Aug match last year a shooter using a Savage 223 took high score and overall agg. with it (against some very noteable shooters).Since the 1-9" twist was the fastest twist available from Savage at that time,I assume thats what he had (was shooting Bergers,weight unknown).
For 2007,Savage is producing a couple 223 models that will be available with a 1-7" twist (the VLP & LRPV) that should shoot even longer bullets than what youve stated.Might be worth a try in a factory class shoot where very little or no modifications are allowed,although Im a little hesitant to say so at 1000 yds.Thats a little farther than Ive had any practical experience shooting so far. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smirk.gif[/img]
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