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#2989578 - 10/19/12 06:16 PM Savage/Pac on its way
cecil30-30
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The guy that is putting my Pacnor barrel on my Savage got the barrel this morning.He put it on,and in 4 shots this is the group he came up with..I'll be shooting the 195gr barnes out of it,he used the 200gr xtp's since they was cheap.He done all this free of charge..I know the gun will shot,question is can I hold her steady and shoot just as good.We shall see,he's putting it in the mail in the morning.Should have it mid week..Im pumped.

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#2989614 - 10/19/12 07:04 PM Re: Savage/Pac on its way [Re: cecil30-30]
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Heck yea thats awesome, i wouldn't be afraid to shoot the xtps
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#2989644 - 10/19/12 07:22 PM Re: Savage/Pac on its way [Re: Rockhound]
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Think I may be getting a Savage after seeing that grp.!!!
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#2989646 - 10/19/12 07:25 PM Re: Savage/Pac on its way [Re: Rockhound]
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 Originally Posted By: Rockhound
Heck yea thats awesome, i wouldn't be afraid to shoot the xtps
These are the 200gr XTP's.The guys over on dougs,has said the 200gr xtp is extreamly explosvie and bad to fragment at close range at the velocities that these 45's push them.
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#2989662 - 10/19/12 07:34 PM Re: Savage/Pac on its way [Re: cecil30-30]
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Ok haven't looked into that
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#2989671 - 10/19/12 07:41 PM Re: Savage/Pac on its way [Re: cecil30-30]
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 Originally Posted By: cecil30-30
 Originally Posted By: Rockhound
Heck yea thats awesome, i wouldn't be afraid to shoot the xtps
These are the 200gr XTP's.The guys over on dougs,has said the 200gr xtp is extreamly explosvie and bad to fragment at close range at the velocities that these 45's push them.


They are good coyote rounds at that speed, no good on deer.

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#2989686 - 10/19/12 07:47 PM Re: Savage/Pac on its way [Re: ratsnakeboogy]
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The 195 Barnes will be a great round one whitetail. Its a shooter for sure.
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#2989705 - 10/19/12 08:01 PM Re: Savage/Pac on its way [Re: Rubberduck270]
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Some great guys over on Doug's, glad somebody helped you out, NOW...........if it don't shoot............well, we know what the weak link is, LOL.
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#2990091 - 10/20/12 06:35 AM Re: Savage/Pac on its way [Re: Howa]
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Looking good my friend. Now you just need to test it out at 2 and 300 yards.
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#2990285 - 10/20/12 10:16 AM Re: Savage/Pac on its way [Re: tasaman]
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That is an awesome group! What powder are you going to use? I get 2200 fps with n120 pushin a 300 gn what did he get pushing the 200?
Dang now I'm thinking about a new barrel......

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#2990303 - 10/20/12 10:32 AM Re: Savage/Pac on its way [Re: fullstream]
cecil30-30
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I don't know what the FPS was,he didn't run it through a chrono.Gonna stick with N120,its a little harder to find,but i have a little bit of it,and 1 lb will last me a long time,with the amount of shooting i'll be doing.
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#2990312 - 10/20/12 10:38 AM Re: Savage/Pac on its way [Re: cecil30-30]
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Looks like you have a shooter. Congrats sir I would be pumped as well
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#2990658 - 10/20/12 04:40 PM Re: Savage/Pac on its way [Re: fullstream]
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I saw a pic of the rifle over on doug's. what scope mounts are you using?
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#2990824 - 10/20/12 06:57 PM Re: Savage/Pac on its way [Re: Rubberduck270]
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Talley 1 piece..
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#2992887 - 10/22/12 09:09 AM Re: Savage/Pac on its way [Re: cecil30-30]
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 Originally Posted By: cecil30-30
I don't know what the FPS was,he didn't run it through a chrono.Gonna stick with N120,its a little harder to find,but i have a little bit of it,and 1 lb will last me a long time,with the amount of shooting i'll be doing.


In looking at Richards loads on the other board with about 70 gr he is averaging 2840 with N120. That's movin! and I really don't think I would want to trust a pistol rated bullet that fast on a deer. The 200 SST look good and you can grab them at any Walmart for 12 bucks for either 10 or 15 I can't remember. You would have to swap the sabots but you would have to buy sabots anyways right. I use them in my Knight 50 cal for the kids to shoot. Light bullet = little recoil and kids like that. I'm pushing them at 2100 fps and no problems at all taking deer with it. I've actually used them as close as 10 and far as 160 yards. The long shot only went 10 steps. They held up really well.

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#2992985 - 10/22/12 10:25 AM Re: Savage/Pac on its way [Re: fullstream]
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what did you do with the old barrel?
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#2993107 - 10/22/12 11:49 AM Re: Savage/Pac on its way [Re: ]
cecil30-30
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 Originally Posted By: slim jim
what did you do with the old barrel?
I gave it to the guy who did the barrel swap,and he sold it.
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#2994087 - 10/22/12 08:49 PM Re: Savage/Pac on its way [Re: cecil30-30]
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Looks like you are all set Cecil. I'm glad to hear this after all the BS you went through with your factory barrel. Keep us posted on the new setup when you get it and shoot it.
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