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Pics of my smallest 1k group to date (3 shots)

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Unread 05-23-2005, 09:53 PM
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Pics of my smallest 1k group to date (3 shots)

Ok, I will admit that I am proud of this one even though it is just a 3 shot group. I was re-testing loads this day for 1000 yard chuck hunting when I shot this personal record with my 6.5-.284 at 1000 yards.

Before JB100br slams me for only shooting 3 shots, let me explain that I had one more bullet left of this load, but after looking in my spotter at this group, I just didn't want to screw it up! It measures 2 1/4" x 2 1/4". The load was 49 grains of RL 22 with a 140 grain Berger VLD. It clocked at 3075 fps and had a standard deviation of 5 fps. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/shocked.gif[/img]
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    Where's the rifle?? That's some good durned shootin' there.
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    Very nice!
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    GG,

    Very impessive, a bit to the right though [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]!!!

    Very nice. When you can put the first three that close at 1000 yards, why would you need shots 4 and 5????

    Good Shooting!!

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    Thanks guys for your kind words.

    The rifle is a blueprinted Remington 700 with a 31" Pac-nor five groove, 8 twist barrel. The brake is a custom seamless designed by my gunsmith. The trigger is a Jewell, and there is a solid single shot follower installed. The stock is an H.S. precision Sendero stock underneath 40 hours of fiberglass body putty shaping and 3 pounds of wheel weights mixed in. Then I had a car painter friend of mine put a custom pearl blue finish on it to top it off.
    The rifle wears a Leupy long range target 8.5-25 inside Burris sig rings with 10 minutes added in. The bases are Ken Farrell 20 moa tapered.
    Here it is:


    The bottom gun is my uncle's 220 swift in a Win 70 stealth.
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    Great shooting GG!! 3 shots is enough when it looks like that! I generally only go 3 shots because "I" tend to screw it up on #'s 4 and 5 if the first 3 are good. I know my rigs are capable but I'm not always capable. I'ts something about that tiny little group after 3 shots that makes me nervous. I have shot 3 into a nice quarter moa group and then let my buddy shoot the last two just to keep me from blowing it!
    Very nice shooting for the 1k mark indeed GG!!
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    me? slam? never [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img]

    THat is a great 3 shot group -- no doubt [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img]

    my best three shot group that i coul measure was 0.075 at 200yds [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif[/img] -- since i never shoot 3-shot groups cept to check leade advancement, that is all i got.

    it is good that you have those bergers shooting so well at a GOOD speed [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img]

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