Thinking of a .277 for new build?

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by 6.5shaggy, Dec 1, 2019.

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    FEENIX Well-Known Member LRH Team Member

    Dec 20, 2008
    I too love my .270 AI with Lilja 30" SS 1:8'" 3G propelling the 175 Matrix VLD at 2993 FPS with 58 H4831SC (current accuracy load). Got close to 3100 FPS but groups opened up as well as pressure signs. Others are reporting more velocity with RL26, have a couple of 1-pounders but haven't had a chance to try them yet. The rig groups 5-7" inch at 1K if I do my part. It was primarily built for the heavies but might try the 130s and see how fast I can push it.

    175 Matrix vs 150 NAB.jpg
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    Taken at 525 yards.
    Last edited: Dec 3, 2019
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    3warbird Well-Known Member

    Jan 3, 2017
    Thats what I'm talking about!
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  3. Grim Reaper

    Grim Reaper Active Member

    Sep 29, 2015
    I did that 30 years ago I call it the grim reaper works great 63 grs vv165 accubond 140 3265 fps with 27 inch working on a heavy bbl 30 inch 1/8 twist for the 170 Berger's