Thoughts on OCW test

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Are you still trying the 127 lrx? If so you are waisting your time and money seating them like you would a Berger bullet. Go to .080 of the lands and deeper in .020 increments. I bet they will be the most accurate about .10-.120 deep.
 

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You may be correct but copper wash near the muzzle is fairly common and doesn't necessarily degrade accuracy. Some fouling actually improves shot-to-**** consistency.

With that being said, it sure couldn't hurt to strip the bore completely and start over. Virtually all of my rifles group more consistently with a fouled (but not overly fouled) barrel.
 

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I cleaned it thoroughly and that’s after 2 shots . Tried them in another gun and exact same thing after 2 shots. Dorothy’s yellow brick road.
 

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This was with Barnes 127 lrx in a creedmoor with H4350. These were shot with a .050 jump. Maybe play with seating depth at 41.0? Peterson’s brass has less capacity than most so I was compressed at 42 grains.
SEE what happens when you go to the dark side( creedmore)
 

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Said the hell with copper bullets. Went to Berger’s and this is the result. Every time I try something different than Berger’s I regret it. This is 45.3, 45.6, and 45.9 gr of Re 26 in Peterson’s SRP brass with a 156. One of those 3 charges has worked in 3 consecutive guns all of different makes. Really wanted to shoot copper bullets for a inside 400 yards gun but…..
 

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I cleaned it thoroughly and that’s after 2 shots . Tried them in another gun and exact same thing after 2 shots. Dorothy’s yellow brick road.

if your barrel is collecting copper like that with a mono , im sure its also doing it with a jacket to some extent ,

lapping /pollishing ??
 

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I shot this doe to try the 156 Berger’s yesterday afternoon. Shot was 233 yards. She ran 10 yards and fell down, got up then ran nearly 600 yards with a spotty blood trail. Not sure how that’s possible but has been my experience with a Creedmoor every time.
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0 copper with Bergers
the bergers got ya up and shooting good , thats a great group

what do you think caused only two 127 LRX bullets to smear copper all the way to the end ???

are the LRX supposed to be a softer alloy or something to keep em expanding out at farther distance ??? or ya think that lot of bullets may have been under/oversized ??? too bad you didnt catch the bullet in the target to see what those grooves looked like
 
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