Long Range Hunting Online Magazine

Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Hunting > Backpack Hunting


Weatherby Mark V Ultra Lightweight

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Unread 03-26-2012, 01:19 PM
Junior Member
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 18
Re: Weatherby Mark V Ultra Lightweight

I have had my UL Mark V for 12 years now in 3oowby. For the first few years I always had problems finding a load and had a lot of flyers. The only way I could get good grouping was loading very light loads of 18ogrn. Down around the 2900ft/sec range. Total junk for a wby. After the 4th year of owning it, i removed the pressure point and bedded the action. Wow, what a difference! Removing the pressure point turned it into a sub moa shooter.

I have been shooting 18ogrn TSX @ 3150ft/sec for the last 6 years now and get .5moa grouping all day long. I now shoot out to 800m with confidence. With the light barrel, i still watch the heat build up, but that should be a gimme with any UL rifle.
Reply With Quote

Unread 03-26-2012, 08:22 PM
Bronze Member
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 55
Re: Weatherby Mark V Ultra Lightweight

I have a .257 that shoots 1/2" out of the box. I have not touched it. It beat my $4500 piece of carbon trash by a mile. My dad has a 25/06 that would not shoot to save its life. I called Weatherby and checked the torque on the action screws. That was all it took. The guns shoots great now.
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads for: Weatherby Mark V Ultra Lightweight
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Weatherby Accumark vs. Ultra lightweight? sport22 The Basics, Starting Out 5 12-13-2014 12:04 AM
.257 Weatherby Ultra Lightweight - LH coltchris Guns For Sale 12 04-26-2011 08:28 PM
Weatherby Ultra Lightweight F/S sll Guns For Sale 2 11-02-2010 02:50 PM
**Weatherby MARK V Ultra Lightweight 25-06/Accurized by HillCountry(PICS)** Popapi Guns For Sale 7 02-19-2008 01:04 AM
Reversible Front Scope Base for Wby Ultra Lightweight? dsw Long Range Hunting & Shooting 1 02-08-2005 09:12 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:56 AM.

Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2015 Long Range Hunting, LLC