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#378483 - 09/03/07 02:35 PM ES and SD ????
mr.big
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I had Ronnie run 10 over his Oehler yesterday from my 204,,never weighed any,dropped them all,low 3994 high 4065 with the other 8 between 4020 and 4035,,it shoots 10 shots under .5 loaded this way with no fliers,,would you weigh every charge and try it again or just keep on dumpin??
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#378495 - 09/03/07 02:39 PM Re: ES and SD ???? [Re: mr.big]
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Probably just keep dumping.

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#378660 - 09/03/07 04:48 PM Re: ES and SD ???? [Re: mr.big]
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Inside 300 yds you can probably do fine just like you are. The higher numbers will start to hurt things way out. For what you are doing with that bullet, I`d just keep on dropping them.
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#378802 - 09/03/07 06:29 PM Re: ES and SD ???? [Re: ]
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I would probaby just keep dumping. However, I would weigh some
just to check and see if it made a difference. I would still
weigh about evey 10th to make sure of no change.

I don't need to tell you this, you know it already. Good shooting.

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#379571 - 09/04/07 04:14 AM Re: ES and SD ???? [Re: cdw338]
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I weigh every powder charge I load just to verify the weight.
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#380645 - 09/04/07 05:20 PM Re: ES and SD ???? [Re: Cull Buck Hunter]
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If I am loading alot of rounds, I volume charge them, checking every 5th round to make sure it is still where it needs to be.
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#380808 - 09/04/07 06:47 PM Re: ES and SD ???? [Re: Hillbilly Hunter]
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Those numbers tell you if you have a good load and good accuracy. They don't always go together. If you get both you've got what you want. It's always fun to play some more. I'm still looking for a load for the 25/06. It's consistant under an inch with SDs of 6 and 7 but I would love .25 inch groups. Those numbers tell me there's something wrong with either the gun or shooter. Surely it's not me (tongue in cheek). I may never see it but it's fun trying.
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#381460 - 09/05/07 03:05 AM Re: ES and SD ???? [Re: Whelen Man]
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I had a 6mm load one time that would go single digits ES and shot 2 inches.
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