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Old 01-06-2013, 12:38 PM
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Re: .243 win load

My wife's gun is a marlin xs7 in .243. She loves it because it is short and light. It's a good carry rifle for her. I have been trying to get the hornady 87gr Bthp to work with about 1.75" groups. I will try what you said and see what happens.
Thanks Matt
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Old 01-06-2013, 01:56 PM
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Re: .243 win load

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My wife's gun is a marlin xs7 in .243. She loves it because it is short and light. It's a good carry rifle for her. I have been trying to get the hornady 87gr Bthp to work with about 1.75" groups. I will try what you said and see what happens.
Thanks Matt
sometimes the marlins act flighty when all they really want is a free floated barrel. The stock on them is pretty flexible when it's warm out and likes to slap the barrel so get it away and the accuracy gets better.
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Old 01-06-2013, 10:58 PM
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Re: .243 win load

Glad to help. I did free float the barrel like the one guy said. That helped a lot. I only paid $319 for it brand new, mounted the scope and floated the barrel and its an absolute nail driver.
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Old 01-07-2013, 01:10 AM
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Re: .243 win load

Shooting a sako 243 using 70 gr sierra leads h414 46 gr .4 group 3355 f/s
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