1st groups with TRG 42 338LM

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by Trikstr, Jan 4, 2012.

  1. Trikstr

    Trikstr Well-Known Member

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    After testing scope last week I loaded up 10 shells and used them to get on paper and let a couple of friends take a few shots. Today I went and shot a few shots cleaning between 3 shot groups. Fired 3 shots with 225 SST, 89 grns Rel 22, Fed215, Lapua brass chron'd 3009 avg. I also shot 3 of the factory Lapua with the 250 Scenar chrono'd 2950 avg. Group with tape was Lapua.
    Wholly crap! I think I'm gonna like this rifle.
    300 yards. 3" orange dots. Hope the pics work.
     

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  2. woolecox

    woolecox Well-Known Member

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    Very nice! How about some pictures of the gun?
     
  3. Trikstr

    Trikstr Well-Known Member

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    Base model TRG that will be painted when it warms up. Some sort of camo.
    Near Mfg. 25 MOA base, Alpha mount, and Near break. Nightforce 5.5-22x56 NXS w/zero stop.
     

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  4. sp6x6

    sp6x6 Well-Known Member

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    Nice, just kind a makes you all warm and fuzzy inside:D
     
  5. Clayne B

    Clayne B Well-Known Member

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    That is SWEET gun)
     
  6. No Fear in Accuracy

    No Fear in Accuracy Well-Known Member

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    No wind?

    That is an impressive group shots.
     
  7. paul2atlo8

    paul2atlo8 Well-Known Member

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    I have always wanted a trg42,nice group interested to see it when you get it painted.
     
  8. WildRose

    WildRose Well-Known Member

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    Well if you decide you don't like it I'm sure someone will help you out and take it off your hands cheap... .gun)

    Congrats.
     
  9. Trikstr

    Trikstr Well-Known Member

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    It's been a strange couple of weeks weather wise here. Hardly any wind and temps 40 to upper 50's. Day of groups wind was 1-2 mph from 7:00. Supposed to be the same for the next 10 days. Hopefully I'll get some shooting and the next 6 nightshifts.
     
  10. Yrcan

    Yrcan Well-Known Member

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    I have just recently got myself a 338LM,in the shape of a Rem 700 Police, in a AICS stock and with a new long heavy barrel.
    It shoots really well with 250 grs Scenar, and also with the 300 grs Scenar.

    Just thought I'd post a pic of a 5 shot group shot at 300 meters last week.
    I love this gun.

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  11. Trikstr

    Trikstr Well-Known Member

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    Very nice! Factory or reloads(data)?
     
  12. Yrcan

    Yrcan Well-Known Member

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    These are reloads.

    I use Lapua brass, 215 mag primers, and 79 grs of Norma MRP powder.
    Today I loaded 50 rounds of 250 grs Scenar, using 97 grs of Vith N570 powder, and got 3205 fps. My barrel is 32" long and 1.1" thick. It is a heavy gun, weighin 27.55 pounds.

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