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Unread 05-03-2013, 11:13 PM
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Re: 6.5 SAUM build

Well I finally got to lay my hands on this gun and do some shooting. It shoots pretty good for as light as it is. Shot the 140 jlk's at 3150 very well. It also shot the 160 Matrix at 3000 good too. With a little playing w seating depth, I should be able to dial it in a little better. Pretty impressed so far.
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    Unread 05-03-2013, 11:17 PM
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    Unread 05-06-2013, 09:46 AM
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    Glad you posted range report. I agree with the seating depth...it will tighten up for sure....I really like the idea of the 160's...vs the 140's but that's jus me.
    What is your seating depth right now?
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    I'll take it! This IS a for sale thread right?!

    All kidding aside, great looking stick. Gotta give props to the lefties as well, there aren't many of us.


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    Unread 05-06-2013, 11:24 AM
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    Re: 6.5 SAUM build

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    Glad you posted range report. I agree with the seating depth...it will tighten up for sure....I really like the idea of the 160's...vs the 140's but that's jus me.
    What is your seating depth right now?
    When I got a more accurate measurement the 160's were shooting about .107" off lands, I will test lengthening them out another .010" and another group .020" longer.

    I haven't played with the 140's at all, they shot good from the get go but there is probably some tweaking to be done!

    With the speed of the 140's vs the 160's that I have seen so far, the 160's don't have any advantage except about 60ft lbs more energy at 1000 yards. The 140's will shoot about 1.5 MOA flatter as well. Unless I can find a powder that will increase velocity of the 160's I will probably stick with 140's. Velocity should come up on both bullets within the next 20 rounds as the gun only has about 65 rounds downrange. In my experience with most bbls you see a velocity jump somewhere between 80-100 rounds.
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    Unread 05-06-2013, 11:28 AM
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    I'll take it! This IS a for sale thread right?!

    All kidding aside, great looking stick. Gotta give props to the lefties as well, there aren't many of us.


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    Well....... I do have a spare Stiller Predator LA as well as a Pierce SA and and two extra 6.5 bbl (one 8.5T and one 8.25T both brux) laying around. If you were interested I could probably sell a barreled action in a 6.5 SAUM!! ( I am really wanting to do a titanium now) I think so far it's proven to be a shooter. I have yet to shoot a 140 group that is bigger than 5/8" in an 8.25lb rifle.
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    Unread 05-06-2013, 11:35 AM
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    Well....... I do have a spare Stiller Predator LA as well as a Pierce SA and and two extra 6.5 bbl (one 8.5T and one 8.25T both brux) laying around. If you were interested I could probably sell a barreled action in a 6.5 SAUM!! ( I am really wanting to do a titanium now) I think so far it's proven to be a shooter. I have yet to shoot a 140 group that is bigger than 5/8" in an 8.25lb rifle.

    I was just shooting my 6.5WSM yesterday I may be a little more than interested in that Pierce... i've been lusting over a 6.5x47...


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