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7mm groups @ 200

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Unread 04-08-2012, 08:56 AM
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Re: 7mm groups @ 200

It could just be the "factors beyond your control" stacking up against you (like winds that are gusty, and constantly changing direction - like it was around here yesterday), as most of them will square, each time you double the distance.

I once shot a 5-group of holes at 150 that could be COMPLETELY covered by a razor blade, with my out-of-the-box savage 7mm rem mag. I could see the hits "walking" from left to right as the barrel got hotter and hotter between the 5 shots. But for all intents and purposes, it WAS wind-free at the time.
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    Unread 04-09-2012, 12:08 PM
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    Re: 7mm groups @ 200

    Originally Posted by fmsniper View Post
    both of my 7mm shoot better at 200 then 100, this was today at 200yards

    I noticed at 100 yards the bullets are not yet stabilized, try making a load for 200 yards

    I use 70.5 retumbo, Berger 168 VLD

    also 200 with this rifle 7mm

    What kind of stock is that on the savage in the top pic?? Fine looking rig for sure.
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    Unread 04-09-2012, 12:15 PM
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    Re: 7mm groups @ 200

    Thanks, it is a Hart Stock
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