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Old 04-27-2013, 09:31 PM
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Re: My 284 win

The weather was finally decent enough to go shooting, 75 degrees infact (and yes i did get sunburned ). I did the shoot and clean 10 times and i wasnt making a whole lot of progress on the cleaning. I then did shoot 5 and clean (3 times) and it really started to improve in cleaning time, then 15 shots and clean (twice) and it was cleaning up pretty good. Four, 3 minute soaks with Bore tech CU+2 and she was clean by the end. I used a mild load of 50 grains of H4350 (please dont come and steal any , and i should hit pressure around 54 grain FYI ) with the 162 grain amaxs that i threw together and it was shooting about .75 moa with the 5 shot groups and about 1.75 MOA groups with the 15 shot groups from a shaky bench , being fatigued from being in the sun all day, and 10-20 mph wind. The loads were running about 2730 fps the first few shots then the wind picked up to about 20 mph and knocked the chrony over.... twice, then i was able to get it stand and not fall over (i told it to stay there in a soft soothing voice ) and it went to about 2670 fps average at the last 15 rounds.

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Old 05-04-2013, 06:56 PM
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I did some powder charge testing today, i tested 52-54.8 grains of H4350 in .2 increments, i hit pressure at 53 grains so i stopped there. The mirage and wind were bad, the wind was gusting from 10-20 and with the mirage i could barely make out the center of the target, my best group was at 52.2 grains and IIRC (dont have the notes infront of me) about 2780 fps and about .5 MOA accuracy, if the wind and mirage werent so bad i think i would have done a bit better. Next i am going to do some seating depth testing, i will let you know how it goes!
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Old 05-05-2013, 09:32 PM
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I went shooting again today, the mirage was much better and wind was a lot calmer and was a headwind. I used 52.2 grains of H4350 and testing seating depths. I tested .020" jam, .010" jam, .000", .010" jump, .020" jump, and .030" jump, i tested five rounds of each except for the .020" jam, that one had three. Results were not good, i am thinking of trying a primer change? I am using fed 215 match right now, i have some winchester standard and magnum primers that i can try. I feel very confident that i can shoot at least .5 MOA at this range. Any thoughts or suggestions?
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Old 05-05-2013, 09:33 PM
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Re: My 284 win

And one more.
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Old 05-05-2013, 11:09 PM
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Re: My 284 win

It certainly doesn't like the combinations you have tried so far. Is 4350 the only powder you have to try ? Did you bed the Accustock ? You shouldn't have to but it wouldn't hurt.
First thing to do is try different bullets and powder.
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Old 05-05-2013, 11:15 PM
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Re: My 284 win

The accustock isnt bedded, and i have some H4831 but i have 16 lbs of H4350 that i bought to shoot out of this gun. I will keep with the H4350 and see if i can find anything, i will try jumping it some more and a primer change and see if i get lucky.
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Old 05-06-2013, 12:00 AM
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Re: My 284 win

Those groups are just big, no real patterns just big. Have you tried tuning your action screws? It just seems like something is not giving your load a chance.
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