Kimber Police Tactical Groups

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by tjbill, Jan 18, 2010.

  1. tjbill

    tjbill Well-Known Member

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    I tried out a load in my new Kimber Police Tactical in .300 Win mag on Sunday. I did some barrel break-in a couple of weeks ago and shot some factory ammo and a couple of handloads my buddy nwdan had around about a week ago and was less than impressed as the groups were all 1 - 1.5 inches. For Sunday I loaded up some rounds with RL 22 and 200 Grain Accubonds in .3 grain increments from 71.5 - 73.0 grains and the results are as follows. All are 3 shot groups measured center to center at 100 yards off the tailgate of my Toyota and sandbags with some gusty wind mostly from 6 o'clock.

    71.5 gr 0.964" with two through the same hole
    71.8 gr 1.038"
    72.1 gr 0.176" pictured below
    72.4 gr 0.212" pictured below
    72.7 gr 1.205"
    73.0 gr 0.877"

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    I think I found the sweet spot! Hopefully we can get out and chronograph it in the next week or so.
     
  2. Chas1

    Chas1 Well-Known Member

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    Excellent grouping, nice shooting.
     

  3. liltank

    liltank Well-Known Member

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    I think you should go with the 72.7 group. More of a shotgun effect!:D Just kidding, nice groupings. I always wondered how the Kimber police shot. Now I know!

    Tank
     
  4. sniperjwt

    sniperjwt Well-Known Member

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    Very nice shooting. Now you should show us the gun:D
     
  5. tjbill

    tjbill Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the comments! Just an off the shelf Kimber Police Tactical in 300 Win Mag, NF 5.5-22X56 in NF rings and 20 MOA base. The only thing I did was pull it apart, adjust the trigger down to about 2 lbs. and made sure everything was tight.

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  6. Chas1

    Chas1 Well-Known Member

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    Good looking rig. Thanks for posting the pic and sharing.