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#711656 - 04/22/08 02:44 PM Range results with the RRA
.444 Marlin
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Loc: Benton, Polk Co. Tenn.

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IMO they arent good enough for pics because I have a somewhat high standard in 100yd accuracy. 3/4" is the most I'll tolerate in any rifle I own. Anyway, the best group I got was about 1.5" with a 50gr NBT over 24.0 H335 in my 16" RRA. I guess for a black rifle 1.5" is pretty good but I know I can get better groups from this rifle.
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#711831 - 04/22/08 05:05 PM Re: Range results with the RRA [Re: .444 Marlin]
buzzr46
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since you aren't satisfied, I'll give you fifty bucks for it \:D
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#711837 - 04/22/08 05:10 PM Re: Range results with the RRA [Re: buzzr46]
.444 Marlin
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I'll take that but theres a $900 fee for me to bring it to you
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#711920 - 04/22/08 06:49 PM Re: Range results with the RRA [Re: .444 Marlin]
buzzr46
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 Originally Posted By: .444 Marlin
I'll take that but theres a $900 fee for me to bring it to you


well, I can pick it up no problem
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#712048 - 04/22/08 08:12 PM Re: Range results with the RRA [Re: buzzr46]
Kimberman
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I would try heavier bullets, my Dad's 22-250 would not shoot 50 gr bullets worth a flip, but it would shoot 55 gr bullets into tiny bughole groups.
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#712065 - 04/22/08 08:20 PM Re: Range results with the RRA [Re: Kimberman]
CATCHDAWG
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If only it was a SAVAGE!!!
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#712125 - 04/22/08 08:43 PM Re: Range results with the RRA [Re: CATCHDAWG]
.444 Marlin
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Loc: Benton, Polk Co. Tenn.

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Dont give me that crap CD

You know you want a black rifle
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#712422 - 04/22/08 11:34 PM Re: Range results with the RRA [Re: .444 Marlin]
smstone22
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Try something in the 60ish grain range.
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#712428 - 04/22/08 11:48 PM Re: Range results with the RRA [Re: smstone22]
.444 Marlin
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Loc: Benton, Polk Co. Tenn.

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Im gonna order some 69gr SMK's tomorrow.
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#712501 - 04/23/08 06:51 AM Re: Range results with the RRA [Re: .444 Marlin]
Tater
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Registered: 06/03/03
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Loc: Tellico Plains, TN

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 Originally Posted By: .444 Marlin
Im gonna order some 69gr SMK's tomorrow.


Is it a 1/9 twist or a 1/7? the smk's may not stabilize very well from a 1/9.

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