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6.5 .284 powders

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Unread 03-13-2003, 11:27 AM
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Re: 6.5 .284 powders

I used the flash hole reamer that S1 makes.

Reaming the flash holes really maid my 6.5/284 come alive I am having a blast shooting it lately I may get a bolt for my big gun and have a 1.450 30" 1-8.5 Krieger barrel turned up for it with the same reamer you just cant have enough good barrels for one gun laying around.

The barrel is a Krieger 1-8.5 twist 28" long I am shooting right now.

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    Unread 03-13-2003, 01:29 PM
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    Re: 6.5 .284 powders

    Fat Boy

    If you have to have one, send me a check, and I will take care of ya. You could always make it easy on me and get a couple of your friends to order one at the same time. [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img] Any body else need one this month, speak up now and I will handle your order with Fat Boy's. [img]images/icons/smile.gif[/img]
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    Unread 03-13-2003, 01:35 PM
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    Crow Mag,

    Now that you have had a chance to load test a little, have you seen a significant reduction in vertical dispersion once a load is worked up with properly reamed flash holes?
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    Unread 03-13-2003, 02:04 PM
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    Re: 6.5 .284 powders

    I shot my 6.5 today and got decent groups with the 4831sc but the guy that built the gun said to use accurate 4350(50grns) with the 142MK's so I loaded 15 with that and they were the best by far but i think they were a bit hot,I could lift the bolt handle easy but hard to pull back and I could see extractor marks on the case so I think I will back it off and see how it shoots oh and it was doing 3120 to 3172fps with the 4350.what velocity should i be trying to stay at with the 142's?
    I am useing the lapua brass and read the post about the flash hole reamers,what is the deal with that? is there some special way to do it? if so where do i get this wonder tool.
    by the way my gun is a started out as a tikka M595 then went to accufilte in PA and got a 28" walther 1:8 reverse taper barrel and a trigger job and wears a 8X32 NXS.


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    Unread 03-13-2003, 02:11 PM
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    Re: 6.5 .284 powders

    Spin me one up as well while your at it.
    E-mail me your address and total bill
    and i'll get you a check in the mail.

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    Unread 03-13-2003, 02:40 PM
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    Tomahawk #1

    Roger that.

    Anyone else:

    To receive a reamer please include the following with your order:


    Shipping ADDRESS___________________________

    Check for $45.00 Payable to: A.R. Tactical, LLC
    State whether you want a large rifle reamer, or small rifle reamer or both. Add an additional $40.00 for a second reamer.

    I will mail your reamer to the address you provide, no additional charge.

    Mail your order to:

    A.R. Tactical, LLC
    PO BOX 470
    Chesterfield Mo 63006
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    Unread 03-13-2003, 02:48 PM
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    Re: 6.5 .284 powders

    put me on the list too if ya would,check is in the mail=CJ
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