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#3449154 - 11/12/13 01:55 PM Optima V2 -what load works for you?
wordty
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I set up my new Optima V2 shooting 100 grains of Pyrodex pellets with a 250 grain Powerbelt bullet...got it sighted in pretty good with a Nikon Inline XR scope but wondering what other loads people are pleased with...not wanting to go the powder route...too lazy.
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#3450165 - 11/13/13 06:41 AM Re: Optima V2 -what load works for you? [Re: wordty]
Grill-n-man
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My wife shoots 100 grains (prydex pellets) with a 245 grain power belt hollow point out of her wolf and I shoot same powder load but a295 grain power belt hollow point.
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#3450188 - 11/13/13 07:04 AM Re: Optima V2 -what load works for you? [Re: Grill-n-man]
drawforce
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im shooting 120 grains of fffg american pioneer powder and a 250 grain tc shockwave and it is a tack driver.i just got this gun and i couldnt be happier.Killed my biggest ml buck yet at 85 yd. last sunday.
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#3451783 - 11/13/13 11:10 PM Re: Optima V2 -what load works for you? [Re: drawforce]
darn2ten
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I'm shooting 95gn of Black horn 209 with a 250gn Barnes Tez. Very happy with the results, 1 to 1.5" groups at a 100 yds.
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#3456126 - 11/16/13 08:33 PM Re: Optima V2 -what load works for you? [Re: wordty]
Boone 58
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I use two white hot pellets..50grn ea. and Hornady FPB 350 grain bullets with Winchester 209 primers. I like this set up! I have taken two nice bucks and several does.
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#3456360 - 11/16/13 10:58 PM Re: Optima V2 -what load works for you? [Re: Boone 58]
MossyOakLandman
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Out of the Optima V2 110 gns of Blackhorn, 250 gn Powerbelt aerolite and finally use a CCI 209 primer. i picked up 200 fps at the muzzle when I switched to the cci primer.
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#3457832 - 11/17/13 08:04 PM Re: Optima V2 -what load works for you? [Re: MossyOakLandman]
danny1975
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I use a 150 grains of triple 7 pellets and 270 grains powerbelt platinum with cci 209 primers. real happy with the results
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#3466599 - 11/22/13 05:35 PM Re: Optima V2 -what load works for you? [Re: danny1975]
Ratvol
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I use 100 gr. WhiteHots, Winchester 777 primer coupled to a Hornady XTP 240 gr. This put a 6 pointer down in his tracks.
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