Re: Some advise on perfecting my .308 Savage FCP-K Shooting
Some things that come to mind. First, what was your barrel temp between the smaller groups and larger groups? Second, how about your paralex? Could you move your head around and the crosshairs stay stationary in the center of the target? Best way to do this is to take aim, close both eyes, open them and see if the crosshairs are still where you left them. Third, is your cheek weld consistent? Fourth, do you use an anticant device of any type? Fifth, do you have an established breathing pattern you can repeat.
The reason I ask? All these things build on consistency from shot to shot, group to group. Fundamentals need to be solid and established. My guess is one of these changed from your first to your second groups. I would bet you concentrated a whole lot more on the initial group. Once you saw what it could do, you rushed the second group.
You have very capable equipment. I love savages, and know the mod 10' and 12's and can shoot bug holes. I've done it with my model 12vlp.
As for your components, the standard is 43.5grn of varget and 175smk. The CC's work just as well. Hope this helps.
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