would you be happy with these groups

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by okie man, Jan 23, 2014.

  1. okie man

    okie man Well-Known Member

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    just got back into shooting and reloading my rifles after several years of only hunting with a bow. my son ,15years old, has shown some interest in the shooting sports so I loaded up some old favorites. guns are a cz 527 American in 223 and a weatherby vanguard in 257 weatherby. either rifle has been to a gunsmith and are straight out of the box stock. both wear scopes costing under $200. I'm thinking they are both keepers!
     

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  2. Sully2

    Sully2 Well-Known Member

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    Id keep the 257 and trade off the 223....
     
  3. jfseaman

    jfseaman Well-Known Member

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    Um, yes.

    I'd keep both.

    The Wby .257wby is a laser and adds to the list of arms from this manufacturer and in this caliber that were a success out of the box.

    The CZ might use a little more development but the horizontal spread of the 4198 load is you or the wind so that load is close if not good.

    The Varget load is no where near as close.
     
  4. Canadian Bushman

    Canadian Bushman Well-Known Member

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    Id be cool with that. Anything under a minute is good in my book.
     
  5. okie man

    okie man Well-Known Member

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    I shot a 3 shot group with 26.5 gr of h4895 and the 50 gr vmax the other day that was right at a inch at 200 yards. wind was blowing pretty good from all angles so I won't call it official until I can do it more than once in calm conditions. gun is on it's 5th 500 count box of bullets also I think it's about broken in!
     
  6. jfseaman

    jfseaman Well-Known Member

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    I'd go with the H4895 load and call it g9od
     
  7. MontanaRifleman

    MontanaRifleman Well-Known Member

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    My Vanguard S2 223 liked Varget and 53 VMax's. Sub 1/2 MOA
     
  8. okie man

    okie man Well-Known Member

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    Problem now is finding the components to load the old reliables! You can't just walk into the local shop and grab 2 pounds of this powder and 500 of them bullets and go load up a stock of ammo! I've been scrounging up all the brass I can from my friends that don't load!