25-06 mods complete

MagnumManiac

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I have 3 25-06 rifles, one with a 24” barrel, the others have 26”.
Best powders I have tried for 100g+ bullets are RE25 and Retumbo.
My custom 24” barreled Ruger M77 MK II is a genuine 1/4-3/8 MoA performer depending on bullet used.
Have never found the recoil a problem, even off a bi-pod.

Cheers.
 

Idgunner

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I have 3 25-06 rifles, one with a 24” barrel, the others have 26”.
Best powders I have tried for 100g+ bullets are RE25 and Retumbo.
My custom 24” barreled Ruger M77 MK II is a genuine 1/4-3/8 MoA performer depending on bullet used.
Have never found the recoil a problem, even off a bi-pod.

Cheers.
Recoil is not the problem I'm having. I'm trying to tame muzzle jump so I can keep target aqusition.
I've not tried RE25. RE23 works real well with 115 Bergers and I would like to try RE26.
 
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Idgunner

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EC Tuner/Brake is on order. I also picked up two pounds of Vihtavouri N165 powder to try with the Bergers. I expect to get a shipping notice from Texas on the Tuner/Brake any day now.
 

Idgunner

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For recoil management you need the Holland Brake
Appreciate the advice. The EC Tuner Brake that I've ordered is made by Erik Cortina, pro-shooter. It has a barrel tuner incorporated to help tune loads to the barrel for smaller groups. I'm using the rifle for long range rock chucks. Have connected with chucks at 591 and 621 yards so far. Hoping this tuner/brake will help me reach out even further.
 
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