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Old 04-24-2012, 11:08 PM
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Re: Mcmillan EOL Outdoosman Family Outing

Thanks Scott,

It is an impressive rifle! It is the same hunting rifle. I think 7.5 or 7.75 pounds without scope. I have not taken the scope off to weigh it. The precision they built this rifle with is a work of art to get this light a rifle to shoot this well. My family has quite a few years shooting long targets and all have taken long range animals but with this light a rifle it is special. My son would show out on the range at my little hobby gun shop going through a line of gallon water jugs at a quarter mile and not miss with his 243 AI target rifle. He was maybe 7 at the time. But the top long distance shooting has always been with heavy target rifles designed for it.

We all are extremely pleased with this rifle.
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Old 06-04-2012, 12:12 PM
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Re: Mcmillan EOL Outdoosman Family Outing

Shot quite a bit over the weekend again with my son trying some new loads. Had great success with 200 grain accubonds, 208 Amax and the new 200 grain Cutting Edge bullet. We shot great groups with all the bullets and loads we tried holding in the .25-.5 MOA range. The Mcmillan EOL Outdoorsman rifle is just amazing with accuracy over a wide range of bullets and weights. Basically we have been able to work up good loads with everything we have shot in it.

We kept the range close while trying new loads and bullets and didn't go over 600 yards with any bullet. I was very impressed with the Cutting Edge 200 grain. The CE bullets shoot faster than lead core for some reason and this was true again as we got extreme accuracy over 3300 fps. The 200 accubond also shot very well accuracy wise but maxed out at 3240 fps. The Cutting Edge bullet gives a great advantage by being able to drive it faster plus the benefit of the extreme bc per bullet weight. I am loading some more and doing some 1000 yard drops to see what I get for bc with the 200 grain CE. They list .62 but with the length and shape of that bullet I wouldn't be surprised if it went higher. The 200 grain CE bullet is way longer and sleeker looking than either the 208 Amax or 210 Berger bullet.

All three bullets are shooting exceptional groups out of the rifle. Just a pleasure to shoot it everytime we go out with it. My son gets to hunt a bull bison this year in Wyoming and we are deciding which bullet to try on it and a few more hunts. We got permission to hunt an incredible trophy antelope hole and all three of us are anxious to see what the Mcmillan Outdoorsman will do at long range antelope.

The camera batteries died so I will get some target pictures up later when I get some new batteries.
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Re: Mcmillan EOL Outdoosman Family Outing

I found a couple older pictures from a family outing with the rifle that I don't think have been posted. I do not remember which one of us shot the groups but it does show the accuracy potential of the rifle. They are self explanatory.

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