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    this works in my gun quite well

    44.6 grains of N150
    Winchester Brass trimmed to 2.008
    175 grain Berger Long range match bullet
    Wolf large rifle primer
    COAL- what ever works best in your chamber. (2.83 works best in mine)
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    How long is to long

    Most people I talk to, tell me that Bergers like to be into the lands to get the best out of them. With that in mind, I went from a 2.759 over all length to a 2.823. Today I loaded a dummy round to...
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    The WOTAC is a fine scope

    I own two WOTACS variables. They are fine optics indeed. The two that I hvae on my guns all track true out to 1000 yards and back. They are repeatable and pretty tough. The glass is quite clear for a...
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    shoot'n with the gunny

    No one was filming anything. He was on his own time.
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    .223 ft/r

    Today I shot my first match so take this with a grain of salt. I shot both my .308 and my .223. With my .223 I was shooting a 50 grain vmax out of a 12 twist barrel and I did just fine, even in big...
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    155's

    I don't shoot a magnum but in my 308 the 155 scenars went where I pointed them. Never tried the 155 palmas. From what every one has told me the 155 like to be driven hard. So maybe your 300 mag and...
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    Shot with R. Lee Ermy today

    I shot my first F class match this weekend with the Santa Margarita Gun club. On top of all the fun I had, R. Lee Ermy was on my relay a few targets down. I didn't bother him for an autograph ( I'm...
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    If I remember correctly the super snipers are...

    If I remember correctly the super snipers are advertised with 80 minutes of adjustment. although just about every one you see will generally have over 100 minutes of adjustment. It has more than...
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    count down

    So far God has stayed the hand of Murphy and tomorrow will be my fist match. I am motivated and as ready as I can be. This weekend is going to be a blast.
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    fun gun

    If I were building that gun, and I only had access to a 600 yard range. I would build something that had mild recoil, easy on barrels, cheap to shoot, and would stay above the sound barrier past the...
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    the wind is gonna eat up that 50 grain vmax for...

    the wind is gonna eat up that 50 grain vmax for sure at the 600 yard line. Lucky for me I know this range well from my active duty days. I may move up to a 55 grain bullet but with my 12 twist...
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    the best caliber

    The best cartradge in the world bar none is one that you can shoot with a high degree of confidence and comfort.
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    glutton for punishment

    the 14th and 15th of this month I will be shooting my fist ever F class match.
    I will be shooting my .223 in the 3-5-600 yard match. the next day I will be shooting my .308 in the 3x-600 yard match....
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    I currently live in Southern California, When I...

    I currently live in Southern California, When I was a tractor trailor driver I have the pleasure of driving through both Dakotas, Wyoming and Montana. That is some of the prettiest country on the...
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    accuracy load

    You stated that you believe you have a 14 twist barrel. Assuming you are correct, my suggestion would be 24.5 grains of VV N133 and the 40 grain bullet of your choice.

    If my hunch is correct and...
  16. Thread: N133 in a 223

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    N133

    Funny that you get such good results with a 14 twist barrel and 50 grain balistic tip. I am about to try 25 grains of N133 with a 50 vmax bullet this weekend. I am launching mine out of a 24 inch 12...
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    I stand by my statement

    Any modern Fire arm will hold between 1 and 1.5 Moa with modern ammunition.ESPECIALLY A TARGET RIFLE. Very few NEW shooters can hold a consistent 1.5 moa. When you are talking about more advanced...
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    found a place

    believe it or not I have found a match. it isn't an F-class match per say. its a midrange prone match that welcomes F-class shooters. My first match is Nov 14 and 15.
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    best load

    I am also very new to this sport. I will tell you what someone told me. Regardless of which one of those loads is best, your gun is capable of shooting way better than you can. Pick one, if it groups...
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    match next month

    Just filled out the application to join the Santa Margarita gun club. They have a mid range prone match next month in which they stated they are more than happy to accommodate F-class shooters. I...
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    found them

    found them thanks for the link
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    I must be blind

    I was looking for the rules for bench rest shooting and either I am blind or just not looking correctly. where on this site can I find the basic rules
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    run from barska

    Thy shalt not mention barska on a bench rest fourm!!

    I have had the displeasure of looking through a barska scope. I couldn't see the targets at the 500 yard line clearly enough to take an...
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    hand loading question

    I have been using 155 scenars and N150 powder in my .308. While the groups that are produced are consistant at 1 moa and a little smaller on a good day at 100 yards, I think there is much room for...
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    didn't know that

    that was something I did not know. I thankfully retract my statement
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