APS XP-100 338 AX group

Discussion in 'Specialty Handgun Hunting' started by Ernie, Feb 13, 2010.

  1. Ernie

    Ernie SPONSOR

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    Put 5 more rounds through the AX today and TACMAN shot 5 too. This is the first time I have fired ten rounds before cleaning it.
    Pic is at 100 yards off of a bi-pod.

    From a clean barrel, the first shot is high, then the next four looked pretty nice.
    Not counting the fouler shot, the four-shot group size was .432
    This about the same size group I shot last time I shot it. Seated bullet a tad further out today and dropped the charge to 97.0 grains of Retumbo. Bullet is 300 grain SMK. I think it is going to be a shooter :D

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  2. ewallace

    ewallace Well-Known Member

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    Nice shooting Ernie
    It will shoot better the farther out you get
     

  3. jmden

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    Nice goin', Ernie. Can't wait to see what you do with it when you stretch it out some more and this fall as well. Jon
     
  4. Hairtrigger

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    The group measures 11.65" on my screen!
    Also appears to be a huge bore
     
  5. Ernie

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    :D

    Maybe the diameter of the .338 SMK expands exponentially (whatever that means) as it goes down range...:)
     
  6. ss7mm

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    I think that might be an understatement. Congratulations Ernie. Nice shooting.
     
  7. sambo3006

    sambo3006 Well-Known Member

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    That will work, Ernie!
    I still can't get over that magnitude of a cartridge and peformance in a handgun. Hopefully you can smack a big critter with it this fall.
     
  8. JD338

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    Ernie,

    Nice shooting! That is some serious horse power. I shoot a 9 lb M700 LSS 338 RUM w/o a brake so I have a good idea on the recoil. What is recoil like in your XP-100?

    JD338