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Good load gone bad?? Or at least i think so.

 
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Old 09-04-2013, 09:29 AM
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Re: Good load gone bad?? Or at least i think so.

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Unfortunately it happens.
I've been in the same situation as you with ADI/Hodgdon powder, it may be temp stable but humidity is another story I found. H1000 was the worst for playing up from one shoot to the next. I no longer use it at all, I switched to either RE22 or RE25, haven't had a problem since.

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I'm really glad to have stumbled upon this thread.......I had the same thing happen recently with H1000 and RL22.

My load with RL22 shot ok during winter and early spring, but shoots excellently during summer. And my H1000 load that was a 1-holer during winter/spring, is now shooting like crap during the summer.

It blew my mind since H1000 is supposed to be so temp stable.
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Old 09-04-2013, 03:39 PM
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Re: Good load gone bad?? Or at least i think so.

wow interesting responses maybe H1000 has some QC issues.

As far as cleaning goes, I don't clean until the accuracy suffers. I have a few guns I have never cleaned 400 plus round counts.
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Re: Good load gone bad?? Or at least i think so.

I shoot alot and have found i have good days and bad days behind the trigger. Ive also noticed, more with open sighted handguns that just the differnce in light at differnt times of the day can play havoc with my group shooting. Its also why i went to taking the average of two 5 shot groups to guage rifle accuracy by. Its just to easy to shoot a lucky 3 shot group one day and come back the next to find out your load is actually a 2inch load not a 1 inch.
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I shoot alot and have found i have good days and bad days behind the trigger. Ive also noticed, more with open sighted handguns that just the differnce in light at differnt times of the day can play havoc with my group shooting. Its also why i went to taking the average of two 5 shot groups to guage rifle accuracy by. Its just to easy to shoot a lucky 3 shot group one day and come back the next to find out your load is actually a 2inch load not a 1 inch.
I've gone a step further with my stw as she was really being obstinate to me with a stock that needed pillars, ring issues, bedding issues, etc.. I went back and averaged all the groups I shot with each load by moa. It wasn't very pretty sorting through all the issues and tossing in groups well over moa to get a fair average, but the load that showed best most days even with the rifle issues was the best at the end of the day mathmatically too. Over 300 rounds shooting went into the averages.
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Old 09-05-2013, 08:08 AM
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Re: Good load gone bad?? Or at least i think so.

I dont go that far but at least average two 5 shot groups and do it at least two differnt days. so im actually average using 20 shots. I kind of chuckle at guys claiming every gun they have is a moa shooter when in fact there shooting 3 shot groups and if the gun shoots one of those groups moa they majicaly think they have a moa gun.
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Old 09-05-2013, 08:14 AM
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Re: Good load gone bad?? Or at least i think so.

Very interesting about the humidity and H-1000. Do u think that would be the case with the other hogdens powders?
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Re: Good load gone bad?? Or at least i think so.

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I shoot alot and have found i have good days and bad days behind the trigger. Ive also noticed, more with open sighted handguns that just the differnce in light at differnt times of the day can play havoc with my group shooting. Its also why i went to taking the average of two 5 shot groups to guage rifle accuracy by. Its just to easy to shoot a lucky 3 shot group one day and come back the next to find out your load is actually a 2inch load not a 1 inch.
+1 some days i can really throw some fliers.
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