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6 ppc at 1000 yds. ?

 
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Old 03-04-2013, 05:13 PM
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6 ppc at 1000 yds. ?

I just bought a 98 mauser 6 mm ppc from a reputable local gunsmith . does anyone think it`ll do well at 1000 yds. I`m guessin 90 gr. berger ( since I can`t find my favorite 87 gr. now , probably H322 powder and br primers ?
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Old 03-04-2013, 08:02 PM
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Re: 6 ppc at 1000 yds. ?

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I just bought a 98 mauser 6 mm ppc from a reputable local gunsmith . does anyone think it`ll do well at 1000 yds. I`m guessin 90 gr. berger ( since I can`t find my favorite 87 gr. now , probably H322 powder and br primers ?
A quick run of the numbers, at ISA, a 90 gr Berger fired at 2800 fps, will go subsonic at ~950 yards. If you want to shoot paper, I guess that's up to you. I certainly wouldn't shoot any big game animal with a transonic bullet, and <300ft-lbs of energy from that far away.
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Old 03-05-2013, 12:12 AM
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Re: 6 ppc at 1000 yds. ?

Thanks for the reply , I`m just baggin some steel. And I`m shootin 2800 out of a douglas w/ 1:10 twist
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