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Old 08-02-2008, 06:11 PM
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Just thought I'd post a few pics of my latest rifle...bought it used in Union Gap, Washington yesterday...Savage 112 in .300WinMag...right now she's straight stock..trigger is pre-Accu and has been adjusted as best the previous owners gunsmith could. It's not too bad but will definately go as soon as I get a Timney for it.
Loaded Nosler 165gn Ballistic Tips using 69.0-73.0gn of H4350 and 9.5M. Average velocity for group (72.0gn) shown was 3269fps. That's higher than Nosler 6 list for that powder but getting no pressure signs.
Took the Leupold 6.5-20x40 off of my .25-06 Sendero and mounted on her. Now I gotta get another scope! I had dual dovetail mounts/rings to fit it.
Whatcha' think?...JohnnyK.
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Old 08-03-2008, 12:05 AM
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here you go!!!!!!!!!!!

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Old 08-03-2008, 12:36 AM
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Not a bad looking rifle, for a SAVAGE. J/K. Hows it shoot with those 165g NBT's??
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Old 08-03-2008, 10:50 AM
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The initial 5 loads (3-shots ea.) all shot under .6" being .4"...velocity (average) ran from 3062 (69.0gn) to 3296 (73.0gn)..I posted six pics (5 rifle/1 target) but someone changed my post....JohnnyK.
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