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Varget 175SMK, Exbal and the Cosign Angle Indicator

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Unread 03-21-2005, 06:37 PM
 
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Varget 175SMK, Exbal and the Cosign Angle Indicator

Had some quality range time today... tweeked my Varget load...

41.7 grs Varget 175 SMK...
I have the bullet seated to be .002 into the lands when chambered.

I avergaged 2605 fps...

100 yard 3 shot group... NO way was I gonna ruin it by shooting a 4th and 5th



here's a 3 shot 600 yard group...




I played with angles for about 50 rounds as well.. using the COSIGN ANGLE INDICATOR.

using the Exbal ( palm ) and the CAI.. I had 1st round hits from 300 to 1125 yards... simply amazing... I am pleased to say the least...

I guess I should say I do all my shooting prone from a bi-pod.. I don't do any shooting off a bench...
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    Unread 03-21-2005, 06:40 PM
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    Re: Varget 175SMK, Exbal and the Cosign Angle Indicator

    what configuration is your .308 ? factory custom????? groups look good to me...!
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    This 308 was Built by Chris Matthews... ( member here )

    Rem 700
    MCM A5
    Mike Rock Barrel
    Basically FUll Custom Tactical
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    Unread 03-21-2005, 07:52 PM
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    Where is hole 2 and 3 at 100 yds? [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smirk.gif[/img] Aren't you shooting at a 1000 yd range? why do you need the ACI? Its been a while since you posted some pics to point out the rest of our short comings. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img] Once again nice shooting. I'm getting tired of saying that, I guess you will just have to teach me how its done. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img] By the way its nice to see you are improving and using smaller coins. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]
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    Unread 03-21-2005, 10:09 PM
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    Ric: Fantastic. Great shooting. Were these fired from under the sagebrush in you latest Ghillie suit? Looks like you even got a new pen and some better targets for these groups. All kidding aside, that's about as good as it gets at those ranges from a bipod and your stomach.
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    Unread 03-22-2005, 08:12 AM
     
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    Cowboy,

    you get over this way and I'll show ya where I shoot...

    100-600 berms and F-class targets.. then if you look onto the hill side we have some steel targets hidden.... 750, 850, 925, 1125.... and noy one at 1K exactly...

    7mm...

    yeah I'm very pleased... can't ask for more...
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    Unread 03-22-2005, 04:30 PM
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    Re: Varget 175SMK, Exbal and the Cosign Angle Indicator

    what kind of velocities are you getting ric?

    i have been trying load work up using the same powder/bullet combo, but started at 44 grains up. i think i'll try around your load and see if i can improve on accuracy.

    cheers
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