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First groups with 6.5-284 LSR

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Unread 05-15-2005, 03:08 PM
 
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First groups with 6.5-284 LSR

The targets are in. These are some of the first groups with my Chris Matthews built 6.5-284 LSR. I'll attempt to put the pics in order.

HEre goes

First group was .230


NExt Group was .160


LAst but not least. Ok dont laugh but I have no clue how to measure this one



All were 3 shot groups the top target was actually 4 shots shot at 100 Yards. I shot and cleaned after every round for the first 6 rounds. Then the barrel spoke to me and said enough of that...I'm ready to shoot. And shoot it did.

What can I say...that last group had me thinking I shot on another target but it was there.

All I can say is THANK YOU CHRIS!!! To say I'm happy is an understatement. All this with New virgin Lapua brass. Necks cleaned up and F/L resized.

Anyway...Time to go change my shorts [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]

Joe
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    Unread 05-15-2005, 03:12 PM
     
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    And no...No Chrono Data. My Birthday is in 4 days so I'm askin for an Ohler (sp) [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]

    Joe
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    Re: First groups with 6.5-284 LSR

    That's great, and I'm envious, but----where do you go from here? [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]
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    Re: First groups with 6.5-284 LSR

    First picture: Nice group.
    Second picture: Sorry the bullet is going throught the target sideways.
    Third picture:Looks like you have the keyhole problem figured out but where are the other bullet holes?

    Sorry the new gun ain't working out. It looked really nice in the pictures. If you want to unload it I'll give you a new bottle of coppermelt for it. Should be able to recoop my investment if I part it out.





    Yust yoking (thats sweedish for Just joking) [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img] That is the kind of LR gun we dream about owning. Good luck with the pants problem.
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    Re: First groups with 6.5-284 LSR

    SWEEEET!!!
    How about a little load data. Might like to try those loads or something similar in mine.
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    Re: First groups with 6.5-284 LSR

    Sure thing

    50.0 Gr H4831SC
    OAL 2.975
    Fed GM210M Primers
    Necks turned for clean up
    Loaded Neck Dia .294
    Unloaded Neck Dia .292
    Neck Thickness .016
    OAL With Stoney Point 3.386

    All cases were trimed to clean up the mouths to 2.161 Orig length was 2.162 or so.
    Flash holes and primer pockets cleaned out as well.

    Think thats it

    Oh..Lapua Brass..New

    Joe
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    Unread 05-15-2005, 08:42 PM
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    Re: First groups with 6.5-284 LSR

    Now I know what's wrong with that last group! Get you some good remington brass and you can see those other bullet holes!!!!! Just kiddin good group!Your shooting sure makes the builder look good.
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