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Need advise on load testing method

 
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Old 03-14-2014, 11:32 AM
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Re: Need advise on load testing method

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Originally Posted by RockZ View Post
I shoot through a chrono and work up to a max. Initial seating depth is .010"off lands .
I'll then work backwards looking for the fastest load with the tightest velocity spread.
I'm looking for an es of 10 and single digit sd.
With that load I'll do a seating depth test until I get a one hole group at 100 yds.
Then I'll test at 565 and 1000yds.
Pretty much the same for me. Putting every round over a chrono makes finding sweet spots much quicker.

Like rick stated,
I stay away from the lead sled. I test and tune my rifle the same way i intend to shoot it. Shoulder and bipod.
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