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250's in a Edge?

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Unread 04-14-2010, 03:22 PM
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250's in a Edge?

Any body experimented with the 250 class bullets in the "Edge" ... 20" barrel ... Yep a Pistol ...
Looking to find Load / Speed info ....
thanks
Ray
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    Unread 04-14-2010, 03:46 PM
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    Re: 250's in a Edge?

    I think Neal has some experience with the Edge and 250 grain bullets...........maybe he'll post something.............I hope so...........
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    Unread 04-14-2010, 04:44 PM
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    Re: 250's in a Edge?

    Ray scroll down to the #5 post and meet your new best friend I remembered thinking '17.75" edge?' and how cool it would be....

    Let's see your edge's
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    Unread 04-18-2010, 08:07 AM
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    Re: 250's in a Edge?

    Hey that's my rifle, the 17.75 Edge, wow never thought some one would think it would be cool, being so different from the rest. I shoot 250 smk's out of it and use H1000 powder, 98 grains was getting me around 2850 fps, but I haven't done alot of load development with it yet. I was fighting some accuracy problems and kept attributing it to my machine work, as it was only my second attemp at chambering a barrel, but later found out the front scope base was loose after removing the scope for a different rifle, the savage tupperware stock probably didn't help matters any, as after removing enough material to clear the barrel, it was really flimsy. This spring I plan on getting a new scope and stock for it, and finally get some load development done. I'll be interested in where this thread goes as well.

    Zeb
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    Unread 04-18-2010, 09:15 AM
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    Re: 250's in a Edge?

    Us pistol guys all seem to be a little different... I've been contemplating a 338 pistol and took note of a 17.75" edge thanks for the info!
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    Unread 04-18-2010, 09:40 AM
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    Re: 250's in a Edge?

    Zeb ..
    Howdy Matt...ZUUUUBBBBAAAAA
    Glad to hear from both of you . I also am running H1000 , between 96/98 grs , out of my 20 " barrel , Pistol ...so far it shoots at 3/4" . not the greatest .But , I have only 50 rounds down the tube so....
    Ramshot and RL25 are next on the list to try, maybe even Retumbo . I have been shooting Hornady / SMK's but ordered some Lapua's to try .
    I really don't worry about the speed , What ever gives me the best Accuracy .... I just dial it , after I find a load .
    I have found it a challenge to shoot this , even with the 250's , the Gun takes some Concentration....But I'm really OLD....LOL
    This is a McGowen 10 twist ,set up in a weighted (20#)Choate Sniper stock ,with the back end cut off . Has a Jewel 2oz trigger ,35 MOA Farrel extreme base and a 6.5x20 Leupold Scope .
    I haven't shot it at Distance yet , but this week I'll get it out to 1000 yds .
    I have a 338x375 Ruger I'm playing with also...about the same results , but with less powder .
    Ray

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    Re: 250's in a Edge?

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    I have a 338x375 Ruger I'm playing with also...about the same results , but with less powder .
    Ray
    With the 250's? That one's got me interested too...
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