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#3690631 - 06/13/14 01:39 PM Re: heavy fat barrel son of a gun [Re: Deer Assassin]
mr.big
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one guy at work gives me a hard time and said I may as well order replacement barrel now so it will be ready when this one is toast,,the line is 1500 rounds and the over under is 8 months,,I am gonna try and keep a log on this one,,
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#3691026 - 06/14/14 05:39 AM Re: heavy fat barrel son of a gun [Re: mr.big]
varmint1111
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Very nice!
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#3691279 - 06/14/14 04:09 PM Re: heavy fat barrel son of a gun [Re: varmint1111]
mr.big
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got my dies today ,just now waiting for Lapua Brass and Berger bullets and CCI450 primers,,should have it all Monday,,
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#3691643 - 06/15/14 09:33 AM Re: heavy fat barrel son of a gun [Re: Deer Assassin]
Hammer
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I would think that you should get easy more than 1500 rounds down the barrel before needing a new one.
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#3691674 - 06/15/14 10:53 AM Re: heavy fat barrel son of a gun [Re: Hammer]
Hillbilly Hunter
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Awesome gun!
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#3691699 - 06/15/14 11:53 AM Re: heavy fat barrel son of a gun [Re: Hillbilly Hunter]
TiminTN
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I took mine with me yesterday to MSSA, and only fired it 5 times @ 600. First shot low from cold bore, then a 1.390" 4 shot cluster. Love this Lapua Signature cartridge!! It outshot my 6BR that is still in the works. Need to drop a tenth or 2 more in the BR.
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#3691733 - 06/15/14 02:48 PM Re: heavy fat barrel son of a gun [Re: TiminTN]
mr.big
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that sounds encouraging Tim,,I hope my Bartlien Barrel will just stay on 1/2 MOA plates,,what bullet were you shooting? I have 123 Scenars and 140 Hybirds coming tomorrow,,130`s are hard to find,,,

I may go down on Hwy 25 to the egg shoot in a couple weeks,,or whenever I get optics that I can see an egg at 500 yards,,I may go rob one of Daddys scopes,I know he has an 8-32 NF and 40x45 Leupold he aint using,,
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#3691748 - 06/15/14 03:27 PM Re: heavy fat barrel son of a gun [Re: mr.big]
TiminTN
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The 130 Berger VLD Target +.010", 37 grains Millitary Pulldown sold by Hi Tech called Long Range Match, its supposed to be very similar to RL15. I`m waiting on Berger 130`s myself. I put an WTB add on 6BR.com and a few regulars came to my aid. I feel the 123`s would be my 2nd pick, they seem to shoot very small too. I have not tried but 2 bullets so far, the 140 Hybrids and the 130 VLD.
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#3691807 - 06/15/14 05:50 PM Re: heavy fat barrel son of a gun [Re: TiminTN]
Hammer
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I tend to live in the if it ain't broke don't fix it world. I have had good luck with the 123 Secnars and 37.5 gr Varget.

This was my best group at 300 yards earlier in the week.



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#3691817 - 06/15/14 06:06 PM Re: heavy fat barrel son of a gun [Re: Hammer]
fredfred
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1/4"ish MOA at 300? Yeah I'd stick with that too
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