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Old 02-10-2014, 10:05 PM
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It's nice to get magnum performance out a non-magnum chambering. I'm currently performing around my friend's factory Weatherby Accumark in 7MM Mag using HSM 180 Berger VLD (2845 FPS) with my 175 Matrix VLD at 2993 FPS.
That's very impressive! What kind of energy does your 175gr load have at 800 yards? Seems like it could be a good elk and deer rifle for even the farther ranges.
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Old 02-10-2014, 10:24 PM
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It's nice to get magnum performance out a non-magnum chambering. I'm currently performing around my friend's factory Weatherby Accumark in 7MM Mag using HSM 180 Berger VLD (2845 FPS) with my 175 Matrix VLD at 2993 FPS.
Feenix......you could always run the Sherman reamer into your chamber and pick up some more velocity while using your same brass, if you so choose........Rich
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That's very impressive! What kind of energy does your 175gr load have at 800 yards? Seems like it could be a good elk and deer rifle for even the farther ranges.
1946 FPS and 1472 FT-LBS.
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Feenix......you could always run the Sherman reamer into your chamber and pick up some more velocity while using your same brass, if you so choose........Rich
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Rich,

Fun indeed! I'll keep that in mind. I might do your 6.5 Sherman first though.

I'll ping you for info when I'm ready. Cheers!

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Rich,

Fun indeed! I'll keep that in mind. I might do your 6.5 Sherman first though.

I'll ping you for info when I'm ready. Cheers!

Ed
Sounds good! The 6.5 is a bigger increase over the A.I. than a 270 because the 6.5 A.I. is based on the '06 case and the Sherman isn't.......Rich
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