338 lm @ 1830

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  1. Sig21

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    I went out on Black Friday to shoot a group of five a little over a mile. Went up to the target to measure a 3 shot group my brother shot with my rifle about 3 months ago, this was his second time shooting this rifle 8" 3 shot group at 1780.

    Painted target went and ranged 1830 got set up first 2shots are what you see on the target ...1/4 inch elevation at that range is sweet.. My 3 4 5 shot were off target , I'm like what the heck.... I started to pack rifle up to drive up to target and I heard a clicking noise...the base came loose that explained my 3 4 5 shots...so no it's time for some blue loctite.

    Will get out again for a 5 and 10 shot groups sometime in january.

    Rifle is a custom 338 lapua

    McMillan a5
    Hart 28" barrell 1/10
    Bat model m 40 moa rail
    Jewell trigger
    Nightforce Atacr Moar t
     

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  2. Sig21

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    Added pics
     

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    sorry mods... I did not get these on the original post
     

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  4. RockyMtnMT

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    Great shooting. So frustrating when something comes loose. It is nice that you noticed it. Usually with me it will shoot good one day then not the next and I just think it is me until it finally gets loose enough to be bad most of the time. Can't tell you how many shots have been wasted due to something getting loose.

    Steve
     
  5. Sig21

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    Thank you...I can't tell you how many times that has happened to me with other rifles...talk about beating head into wall...
     

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  6. FAIRCHASE

    FAIRCHASE Well-Known Member

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    Nice! I love the sound of hitting steel at a mile.
     
  7. 338edge

    338edge Well-Known Member

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    Great shooting!
     
  8. Sig21

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    Going to Ben Avery this sat for a local match at 1k hoping for a good 10 shot group
     
  9. shooter72

    shooter72 Well-Known Member

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    Great shooting, Good call on the base too.
    Will look forward to seeing some groups at that distance.
     
  10. brentc

    brentc Well-Known Member

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    What's your load info?
     
  11. Sig21

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    Thanks...will do, should be out again in a couple of weeks
     
  12. Sig21

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    Lapua brass, berger 300, 215m, rl33.

    I started at 90 gr and worked up to 98gr...but found that 95gr, gave me best group...3 shots .180
     
  13. Reynolds02

    Reynolds02 Well-Known Member

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    Nice vertical!!
     
  14. Sig21

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    New from this last sat....3 shot 2500 yds verified by gps as the kilo2000 will only range to 2k