OK Evaluate these..Be honest good or bad..

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by *WyoWhisper*, Feb 26, 2004.

  1. *WyoWhisper*

    *WyoWhisper* Guest

    Here are groups I shot Today Feb 26 and a pic of the conditons I shot in so as not to say they were perfect conditons.. to say the least there were gusts from the micro-burst that would be from dead calm to stead 10mph to 2o mph.. frustraighing but great for learning..

    Both Targets are prone from a bi pod...

    I missread conditions on the first one but got corected on the second.

    A5 308 750 yards 175 SMK 2725 fps
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    yeah yeah I know 3 shosts right well I moved out to 895 yards and shot 6

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    no here's a look at the conditons...

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    not the best
     
  2. texas

    texas Well-Known Member

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    Looks pretty good to me, the conditions that is [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Under those conditions you did do rather well.
     

  3. Holmes

    Holmes Well-Known Member

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    Those groups are very good, in my book.

    I shoot prone w bipod off a mat.

    Varmints are my game.

    Take care.
     
  4. baldeagle713

    baldeagle713 Well-Known Member

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    Looks to me like Ya need one more click of elivation. Also looks to me as if you should be able to kill just about any thing out to 900. with that gun Now try 10 [​IMG] My best with my 270 WSM at 1000 was 19 inches SO I'd say past 700 you'd probibly do better than my ol FACTORY gun. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    Let's all chip in and buy Ric some targets worthy of his good shooting. [​IMG]

    Better yet, I just emailed you a jpg file you can use to print on your own paper. (your targets are just embarrassingly ratty!) [​IMG]

    Also shown below. The lines are far enough apart and small enough to not hide the bullet holes. (you're supposed to put the bullet inside the big space between the lines, however)
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  6. Boyd Heaton

    Boyd Heaton Well-Known Member

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    Try that one... [​IMG]
     
  8. Boyd Heaton

    Boyd Heaton Well-Known Member

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    The three shots you are showing on the first target is a VERY GOOD three shot group..The second target has me puzzeled.Why six shots instead of 5 or 10???But the 6 are a decent group at that range.875 yards right?Sorry I see now 895 .

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  9. Guest

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    Hi Ric
    I would be extremely happy to have shot these groups especially the 750 yd one.
    I have not seen a factory rifle capable of that level of accuracy in 35 years of shooting. That Rock barrel is a shooter.
    Are they easier to clean than others because of the 5R?
     
  10. Michael Eichele

    Michael Eichele Well-Known Member

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    Ric, Those are pretty handsome groups! [​IMG] Ive got a 308 that shoots an awfull lot like yours. Aint life grand?! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    With the 178 Amax and RL-15 I get 2-3" at 800 often.
     
  11. Brent

    Brent Well-Known Member

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    Very nice groups Ric!

    I see about 3" of vertical in the 6 shot group at 895, that's very respectable from any bipod shootin in my book!

    She sho is capable! [​IMG]
     
  12. Sako7STW

    Sako7STW Well-Known Member

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    Those look awesome to me. Seriously, I would be very proud to shoot like that from anything I own at this point.

    I cant beleive you guys dont have more snow than that!! We have had 1-2 ft on the ground it seams like since before Christmas and snow permanantly on the ground since the first snow on halloween. Not been a good winter for practicing shooting I will tell ya that much. Snowing and frozen rain falling as i type right now. New finish on the stock drying as I type though [​IMG] So not all time is wasted!!
     
  13. AJ300MAG

    AJ300MAG Well-Known Member

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    Aw come on now Rick. Here we go to bat for ya and you post some cheesey groups like that! Tell ya what, box that rifle up and ship it to me. I'll destroy it for you so you can get a real rifle [​IMG]

    Nice groups, but I do like your scenery better.

    Boyd, knowing the particulars of your .187 group, thats some nice shooting! Did you ever find a reason why they would go to heck at 1000 yards?
     
  14. *WyoWhisper*

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    Boyd,

    To be completly Honest.. the 6 shot group went like this...

    I shot the 3 shot grop and new I "hit" the target 18" wide and I new I was low but I didn't know by how much.. I could see the dirt being kicked up as I shot...

    I then drove out to the target and saw how far I missread conditons DOH!!!!

    I put up another target... and then went back to the rifle.. on my way back another micro-burst came through.. and the conditons changed completely!! again DOH!!

    I made adjustments and then fired 1 shot.. from the looks of everythign I was right on target.. I then loaded the mag and fired 5 more... 6 shots total..

    I went from 1 minute of wind on the first group ( missread ) to almost 4 minutes on the second group but get this, the first group I had a left to right wind and the second I had a right to left wind... now that is shooting through conditions!
    These groups we shot within 5 - 10 min of each other.

    sako7stw.. where you at??