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Old 06-11-2011, 08:51 PM
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Re: ***ladder test done now what***

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Based on what I see on the target I would work up loads between 50.7 and 51.0 grains and between 48.2 and 48.7, those are the weights that showed a cluster of some sort. As for the 49 grain loads , I would say your gun does not like them..
Agreed, 50 gr looks good the shot to the rt may have been a bug poot.
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Old 07-06-2011, 12:31 PM
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Re: ***ladder test done now what***

SORRY BEEN A WHILE. I HAVE BEEN DOING ALOT OF SHOOTING HERE IS THE TARGET FROM LADDER TESTING AT 250 YARDS. HAD HORRIBLE 12OCLOCK WINDS AND ONLY 3 ROUNDS OF 51 GRAINS. FROM WHAT I CAN TELL THE 51.2 SEEMS TO SHOOT A LITTLE BETTER. I CONTRIBUTE THE VERTICLE TO THE WIND GUSTING. AND YOU CAN SEE THE 50.7 DIDNT SHOOT AS WELL.
GOOD NEWS IS THAT I CAN HIT A 10" GONG AT 512 YARDS EVERYTIME WITH EITHER THE 51.2 OR 51. OFF A BIPOD OFF MY HOOD WITH A JACKET AS A REAR REST. AS OF RIGHT NOW 500 IS MY CUT OFF AS THIS WILL BE PUSHING THE LIMITS OF MY 25-06 ON BIG DEER. WITH THE LITTLE GIVEN INFO DO YALL THINK THE 51.2 MAY BE A BETTER CHOICE OVER THE 51?


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Old 07-06-2011, 12:58 PM
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Re: ***ladder test done now what***

I would shoot the ladder again around(+/-) 51gr -in better conditions.
What seating depth(w/resp to lands) have you chosen and why?

You should focus on more load development & less gong hunting.
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Old 07-06-2011, 09:01 PM
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Re: ***ladder test done now what***

Just to clarify Iam not a gong hunter or a paper hunter I hate to do both. Iam a HUNTER through and through. I hunt everything and and anything that I can legally that walks this planet. I have just started reloading becuase of the cost factor. I can shoot more rounds for less money. I have been shooting more to practice on longer ranges(that a new lease, and my new mexico Muley tag requires) not just to hear a gong. Iam not in it to shoot single hole three round groups. I am looking for a cheaper, more consistant hunting ammo.

But i will reshoot the thing again. just to make sure.
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Old 07-17-2011, 06:23 PM
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Re: ***ladder test done now what***

reshoot the ladder same thing. couldnt the rl19 and the nos 115 bal tips to group well. I switch to the 117 grain hronadys and h4831sc and some rl22.
I also went ahead and set the bullet .005 into the rifling on all. these what i got. I had a 5-7 mph wind 3-9 oclock. the shots were off the bipod. i want to reshoot a couple of them off the lead sled again to make sure i choose the right ones to continue with. which three should I use?












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