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Old 09-02-2013, 07:30 PM
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Re: 30-06 Question on Groups

Try the hornady superformance 180 sst. I have had good accuracy with 30 caliber loads from hornady
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Old 09-02-2013, 07:45 PM
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Re: 30-06 Question on Groups

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Are there any fast moving 180 / 165 grain factory loads out there?

I'm in a little bit of a fix because I purchased this specifically to shoot 180 grain.

I guess that's the way it goes. Live and learn.

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Dave
Whats so magical about 180 grainers? Lots of killing power in faster moving 165-168 grain slugs...
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Old 09-02-2013, 07:48 PM
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Re: 30-06 Question on Groups

I'm just trying to follow the recommendation of the guide...since I don't know shitzu.
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Dave
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Old 09-03-2013, 12:37 AM
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Re: 30-06 Question on Groups

I've had good luck with Hornady Superformance accuracy wise. Is this the total of whats been fired from the rifle? It could be things just settling in as the targets improve all the way through. I'd be curious to give it a good cleaning, and reverse the order of firing.
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Old 09-03-2013, 02:37 AM
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Re: 30-06 Question on Groups

Thanks for that thought. I will clean it this week. I'm just glad that I got one decent group.

We have pretty constant wind. I hope I can take off from work the next time the wind dies down to see what it will do then.

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Dave
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Old 09-03-2013, 09:09 AM
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Re: 30-06 Question on Groups

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Lighter bullet = faster FPS. Ya gotta drive them with an 11-1 barrel.
Super dave- i have shot 8 elk and guided guys to close to 40. the 30-06 is a great round. I f you go to rilfemansjournal you will find that German has done a lot of reaserch on loading shooting and twist rates for the 30-06. the 11 twist is IDEAL and he used it for up to 190 and 200 grain match bullets. the sako rifles are awesome. you should get better groups than that. any 165 or 180 grain bullet is ok, i like the 165 or 180 partition for bulls. the 168 cbt or the 168 berger should group best in your rifle.
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Old 09-03-2013, 12:06 PM
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Re: 30-06 Question on Groups

Thank you for the optimistic report. I'll keep at it.

Dave
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