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#5386998 - 10/29/14 12:54 PM new barrel
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finally got loads made up and took the 6.5x47 lapua to the range, made up with 2 different bullet with 6 different loads, new barrel, 100yds... the last three shots


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#5387082 - 10/29/14 01:38 PM Re: new barrel [Re: colt45]
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Keep tweaking... they'll get even smaller. laugh

Good work! Looks like you've got a shooter!

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#5387117 - 10/29/14 01:59 PM Re: new barrel [Re: colt45]
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Looks like it might shoot....good luck!
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#5387162 - 10/29/14 02:21 PM Re: new barrel [Re: colt45]
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only 9 rds down the tube, it will get better.
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#5387166 - 10/29/14 02:23 PM Re: new barrel [Re: colt45]
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Getting there, looks very promising. up
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#5387188 - 10/29/14 02:32 PM Re: new barrel [Re: colt45]
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Looks like a great start.
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#5387484 - 10/29/14 05:27 PM Re: new barrel [Re: colt45]
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Nice! So what was the make up of the last bullet? Powder, primer, brass, bullet?

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#5387491 - 10/29/14 05:30 PM Re: new barrel [Re: Strongbad]
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Originally Posted By: Strongbad
Keep tweaking... they'll get even smaller.


^^^ This. The 6.5x47 is stupid accurate. It's the only case I have ever done load development where all the groups looked the same. I tested my loads at 300 yards, and all were 1" or smaller. I took the best load that had the lowest velocity extreme spread, which was 6 or 7 fps. That's ES not SD!
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#5387558 - 10/29/14 06:21 PM Re: new barrel [Re: dee]
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Originally Posted By: dee
Looks like a great start.


Yup!
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#5389058 - 10/30/14 12:48 PM Re: new barrel [Re: Deerhunter61]
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Originally Posted By: Deerhunter61
Nice! So what was the make up of the last bullet? Powder, primer, brass, bullet?
lapua brass, lapua 139gr OTM, CCI br4 primers, 37.2 RL15
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#5389553 - 10/30/14 04:49 PM Re: new barrel [Re: colt45]
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I mean thats cool, if you like small groups...

Looking good!

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#5392302 - 11/01/14 11:04 AM Re: new barrel [Re: Gone to Texas]
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Originally Posted By: Gone to Texas
I mean thats cool, if you like small groups...

Looking good!


Lol
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