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#6516768 - 10/28/16 09:20 PM Question regarding RANGE SESSION
Walkabout Offline
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Registered: 09/21/11
Posts: 309
Loc: Houston Tx
Picked up a beautiful REMINGTON 6mm need to spend some time on the range to determine best ammo and zero in. Will be starting with a CLEAN cold bore. Might need to run several rounds. Is it advisable to let the barrel cool down a bit after several shots? Will a hot barrel alter the accuracy significantly?

#6516782 - 10/28/16 09:34 PM Re: Question regarding RANGE SESSION [Re: Walkabout]
jhenderson Offline
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Registered: 02/07/10
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Loc: The colony
I typically don't shoot more than 5 rounds before letting it cool down. Hot barrel can effect accuracy. I'd definitely send some foulers too.

#6516795 - 10/28/16 09:42 PM Re: Question regarding RANGE SESSION [Re: Walkabout]
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Registered: 11/11/07
Posts: 6912
Loc: Wise Co.
Best thing to do is just shoot it and find out its likes and dislikes, what it will tolerate and what it won't. Some rifles are more finicky than others.

Originally Posted By: Cleric
God I am hating caliber threads more and more

#6516882 - 10/28/16 11:04 PM Re: Question regarding RANGE SESSION [Re: Walkabout]
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Registered: 02/18/10
Posts: 1915
Loc: Tx
Do you know what twist rate the barrel has? That might help you find the right grain to start at up

#6516913 - 10/28/16 11:40 PM Re: Question regarding RANGE SESSION [Re: Walkabout]
Texas Dan Offline
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Registered: 07/28/08
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If it's a new gun...

How to break in a rifle barrel

Spring, Texas

#6517030 - 10/29/16 07:40 AM Re: Question regarding RANGE SESSION [Re: Walkabout]
fray Offline
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Registered: 09/01/16
Posts: 344
Loc: Commerce, TX
Thanks for the info

#6517275 - 10/29/16 12:00 PM Re: Question regarding RANGE SESSION [Re: Walkabout]
HandyMan91 Offline

Registered: 10/27/16
Posts: 115
Loc: stephenville texas
deffinatly bring some different ammo brands and weights, I'm still testing my mvp and ive had it for 6 months. I try to wait a few minutes between shots and till barrel cools every 5 or so shots.


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