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Old 01-08-2013, 08:50 PM
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picked up a rem 700 Varmint

picked up a 700 in 22-250, heavy barreled, so-so stock
has 16 x 56 Hakko Optics scope,30mm tube nice tri-post cross hair with lighted X ring in middle of the reticule
lighted green or red,nice in low light

1:14 twist..so what should I expect?
what bullet?
already settled on varget powder
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Old 01-09-2013, 09:10 AM
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Re: picked up a rem 700 Varmint

35.5 benchmark; 50 balistic tip; 0.030 off .
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Old 01-09-2013, 09:52 AM
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Re: picked up a rem 700 Varmint

Mine shoots the 50 grain Z-Max extremely well with RL15. Every 22-250 I've ever shot would shoot a 55 grain Nosler Ballistic Tip in front of 35.0 grains of Varget less than 1 MOA.

Here's 10 shots with RL15 and the Z max at 100 yards. picked up a rem 700 Varmint-image.jpg
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Old 01-11-2013, 07:57 PM
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Re: picked up a rem 700 Varmint

I used 40gn Ballistic Tips ahead of 36.0gn of Varget and Remington 9.5M primers. This load was sub 1/4" in my Remington VS.
My go to load for this rifle, however, was the 52gn Sierra HPBT Match in front of 35.5gn of IMR4895, lit by the CCI BR2. OAL (base-ogive): 2.1245". JohnnyK.
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Old 01-12-2013, 01:44 AM
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Re: picked up a rem 700 Varmint

I'm going to try some Nonperformance powder with 53 V-max's this year in my M70 Coyote.
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