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#3412586 - 10/21/13 07:07 PM Shot my Savage again today.
WGK
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After remounting my scope. And with a hand full of different components. I took off to the range this morning. Here is where I stand
Barnes 250gr expander red crushed rib 42gr n110 and fed 209 primer. This load was off the chart bad. After 1 shot it was very very hard to load. Next was the same load as the first only with a Barnes 250gr TEZ bullet this load shot equally as bad as the first.
Next 2 loads were the same as the first two only used MMP black sabot. These were probably 6 inch groups. Guess my gun just does not like Barnes bullets. BUMMER.
Last load was the 250gr xtp black mmp and 42gr n110 with the federal primer. Probably shot 1 1/2 in group at 80 yards. I have shot this load last week and it shot ok. Only difference is the federal primer which seemed to improve it quite a bit. So I guess that will be my load to hunt with. I really wanted to hunt with a Barnes bullet but of well.
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#3412598 - 10/21/13 07:14 PM Re: Shot my Savage again today. [Re: WGK]
fullstream
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I had incredible accuracy with the 300exp with the sabot that came with them (mmp's) they loaded a little tight but were sub moa. I had multiple kills over 200yds & 2 over 250. They flat out layer the smack down as well as most wert DRT.
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#3412607 - 10/21/13 07:16 PM Re: Shot my Savage again today. [Re: WGK]
Wes Parrish
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 Originally Posted By: WGK
I really wanted to hunt with a Barnes bullet . . . .

Same here, but . . . . . similar experiences.

When you can, I would recommend you try the 300 gr bullets ---- I've had better results with 300 gr bullets in the Savage.

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#3412646 - 10/21/13 07:27 PM Re: Shot my Savage again today. [Re: Wes Parrish]
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 Originally Posted By: Wes Parrish
 Originally Posted By: WGK
I really wanted to hunt with a Barnes bullet . . . .

Same here, but . . . . . similar experiences.

When you can, I would recommend you try the 300 gr bullets ---- I've had better results with 300 gr bullets in the Savage.


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#3412848 - 10/21/13 08:45 PM Re: Shot my Savage again today. [Re: Rockhound]
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I think to shoot a 300 gr bullet I will need a different powder. And it is nearly impossible to find powder in my neck of the woods. And I am not paying a 25.00 dollar Has-mat fee to buy 1 pound of powder. But thanks for the advice I will see what I can find.
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#3412881 - 10/21/13 08:56 PM Re: Shot my Savage again today. [Re: WGK]
Rockhound
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My savage book lists all the recommended powders with 250 or 300 gr bullets I'm pretty sure

4759
5744
N110
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#3412890 - 10/21/13 09:01 PM Re: Shot my Savage again today. [Re: Rockhound]
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I will look at my book when I get home tonight.
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#3413128 - 10/22/13 03:36 AM Re: Shot my Savage again today. [Re: WGK]
mike243
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I picked the N110 because it had the highest vel & several different loads listed by savage , I will shoot it with 240g & 300g this weekend & see which my rifle likes the best,I paid the hazmat for the N110 but wont again. Seen some loads listing lilgun reloader 7 ect
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#3413244 - 10/22/13 07:24 AM Re: Shot my Savage again today. [Re: mike243]
ewc
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Forget the Lilgun. Bad choice.

I think you just have a sabot/bullet issue. Not a powder issue. N110 is some good stuff.

I've got some 4759 if you'd like to try it, but the 110 is just as good.

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#3413294 - 10/22/13 08:01 AM Re: Shot my Savage again today. [Re: ewc]
EastTNHunter
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Sportsman's Warehouse in Chatt has had 5744 in stock for weeks at around $28/lb
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