Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Rifles, Bullets, Barrels and Ballistics


Reply

Range Report on Budget 7 SAUM Build

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 07-06-2011, 06:15 PM
Gold Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Eastern Wheat Field near Bennett, CO
Posts: 537
Range Report on Budget 7 SAUM Build

Have been shooting the 26" McGowan barreled Browning for a while now and the results are interesting. The 168 vld over Mag pro is consistently printing 1/2 moa at 100 and 200 yards and this is with a .080 jump. 2953 fps is the accuracy node with an es around 40. COL is 2.932 and the magazine max length is 2.910

160 AB Noslers print real pretty one-raggedy-hole groups at 2973 fps and a COL of 2.998 This would be all fine and good if I was OK with a single shot Browning.

Talked with the original gunsmith and he said he used a SAMMI spec reamer with a .200" throat. Great. My new gunsmith said he will order a throatless reamer and turn the barrel in 2 turns to get me .100" back. Then everything will fit in the mag.

All this leads to a question: I have been reading the "Anybody have a 7-300 mag?" with great interest. Not being up to speed on mag cartridge design, how much throat does a 3000 fps cartridge need ?

Thanks in advance

Al
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads for: Range Report on Budget 7 SAUM Build
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Stevens 200 Action / Budget Long Range Rifle Build TORCHRIDER The Basics, Starting Out 12 08-08-2013 01:42 AM
Range Report 300 SAUM (Picture added) long450 AR15/10 Rifles 9 08-18-2011 11:58 AM
My low budget build is done Zukman Long Range Hunting & Shooting 0 07-18-2011 06:34 PM
Range report on 7 SAUM, 168 VLD Bergers 4bycamper Long Range Hunting & Shooting 3 01-15-2010 01:44 PM
Range Report .300 SAUM LTR!! TrpD345 Rifles, Bullets, Barrels and Ballistics 1 11-04-2005 10:57 PM

Current Poll
Do you watch outdoor shows live or by recording them?
Always recorded - 13.18%
112 Votes
Mostly recorded - 24.12%
205 Votes
Sometimes recorded - 14.82%
126 Votes
Rarely or never recorded - 47.88%
407 Votes
Total Votes: 850
You may not vote on this poll.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:40 AM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC