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Unread 05-03-2007, 05:31 AM
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Re: Allen Mag Shooters Group

I'm getting an avg of 3194 FPS with the 195 gr in front of 96.5 WC 872. This is at 40*. b to O of 3.021". Clean barrel, this will shoot right at 2" groups at 300 yds. This is the best I've done with it, probably me.
Still having a problem getting a measurement to the lands. Got my tap to modify a case for the Stoney point OAL gage. Have a long tapered lead in my barrel, .250"-.300" and a very short throat at .080 and can not get a consistant measurement. Hate seating these beautiful bullets so deep, with the throat so short I can't even max out the magazine.
Do you have a similiar chamber demenisions and the same problem
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    Unread 05-03-2007, 09:35 AM
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    Re: Allen Mag Shooters Group

    I'm getting an avg of 3194 FPS with the 195 gr in front of 96.5 WC 872.

    <font color="blue"> Guess I gotta get some 872</font>

    Have a long tapered lead in my barrel, .250"-.300"
    <font color="blue">About the same </font>

    and a very short throat at .080
    <font color="blue">About the same </font>

    Hate seating these beautiful bullets so deep,

    <font color="blue">Yeah, me too. I've been whining to Kirby about that. He says if it ain't broke don't fix it. Jeez, thats no fun but, darn sure true. I'm a function over looks kind of guy but that bullet seated to the base of the neck just flat looks mean. When someone wants to see what I'm shootin' I just show them a loaded cartridge along with a single bullet. It gets the same affect </font> [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

    What action and stock is on yours. Are you getting any stickiness at all with that load. I have to "click" the bolt with a thump of the palm of my hand then just pull hard to get the bolt back. The case expansion seems to be just ahead of the web.
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    Re: Allen Mag Shooters Group

    Roy
    I've got Texas Tim's 270 AM.
    With WC 872, I started at 95 gr and went up in 1gr increments thinking I would end up around 100 grs. Got hot at 98 grs (3252 fps), 97grs showing no gains over 96.5. Ejection is smooth--again this is at 40*.
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    Yea, you're right. The bullet itself is much more impressive than the loaded round.
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    Re: Allen Mag Shooters Group

    Finally got the stock on the 270 AM up to snuff with the rest of the rifle.

    The stock is a Randa Enterprises LRH Thumbhole specifically designed for a 'hide' setup. It took a while to design then fabricate. The final finish was debatable right up to the end. But seeing as how Memorial Day was looming, I chose appropriate camo colors [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img] Base coat is Pearled White with candies on the ends. It was fun to do. ( I can hardly wait to see what my next bright color scheme will be)

    I also lengthened the forend a couple of inches but it doesn't show up well in this pic.

    I went with mammoth palm swells on both sides to allow comfortable shooting from either side. The big girl feels like more of a hand full than she really is and the design works very well for prone shooting and consistent shoulder pressure.
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    You need to do something about that shiny stainless steel barrel so it won't spook the elk. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif[/img]
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    Re: Allen Mag Shooters Group

    Roy,

    You still gonna drag that around in a drag bag?
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