53gr vmax

Discussion in 'Varmint Hunting' started by Joe King, May 20, 2012.

  1. Joe King

    Joe King Well-Known Member

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    Results of a 53gr vmax and 22-250
    The head
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    The butt
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    And a very bad day for an unlucky Badger
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  2. ShooterMedic

    ShooterMedic Well-Known Member

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    Look you a good day,

    what are the specs on what your shooting?
     

  3. Joe King

    Joe King Well-Known Member

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    53gr vmax
    41.5gr Biggame
    Rem 9 1/2
    Nosler cases

    The rifle is a Savage 110 still wearing the factory stock, with 26" Shillen Premium Match grade Barrel #5 conture, The action was trued when the barrel was installed.

    The next step is to give it a laminated thumb hole stock with extra wood left on so I can make it fit me.
     
  4. 1tonpower

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    how long of a shot was it.
     
  5. Joe King

    Joe King Well-Known Member

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    Maybe 20yrds, sucker should have kept quiet, I was waiting for one to stand up about 200yrds out when that one whistled, I was thinking woohoo this ones gonna pop lol
     
  6. Hunter2678

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    Nice...I just loaded up 15 rounds of those vmax 53s with some varget ..hope she shoots it good...its got a killer BC for a .224 bullet!
     
  7. Joe King

    Joe King Well-Known Member

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    Varget was one of the powders I initially started with. I went with Biggame only because it's a ball powder. They both produced similar accuracy in the early stages getting better the harder I pushed it. Varget should work for ya. :cool:
     
  8. Hunter2678

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    hope so..I liked the H380 alot but the powder is just to damn sensitive to temperature...Ill keep biggame in mind.
     
  9. Joe King

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    H380 was my go to powder for a long time also. It didn't look like it would show the velocities I was after though. Now to wait till I can get my hands on a can of CFE223, when ever the stores here can get some in:rolleyes:
     
  10. tt35

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    Nice terminal performance, joe!