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#6564133 - 11/29/16 01:53 PM Bad batch of Core Loks?
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My buddy bought a box of Remmy CLs for his 243.

keep in mind that both of our 243s are spot on.

His gun wouldn't shoot them good. At best an 8" circle. I shot a few rounds out of my 243 this morning and the same thing happened.
I've always shot CLs and never had an issue

My only conclusion is that it was a bad batch.
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#6564206 - 11/29/16 02:25 PM Re: Bad batch of Core Loks? [Re: FoxTrot]
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Contact Remington and have the batch # when you do. Might get a replacement from them but mostlikely have to send the unused bullets back to Remington. 8 inches is more of a pattern than a group
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#6564279 - 11/29/16 03:11 PM Re: Bad batch of Core Loks? [Re: FoxTrot]
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Never seen Core Lockts shoot worth a darn. None that were produced in the last 15 years, anyway.
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#6564306 - 11/29/16 03:29 PM Re: Bad batch of Core Loks? [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Never seen Core Lockts shoot worth a darn. None that were produced in the last 15 years, anyway.


Truth told for sure.

They are notorious for poor accuracy. Learn from the experience and don't purchase them again.
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#6564355 - 11/29/16 04:04 PM Re: Bad batch of Core Loks? [Re: Creedmoor]
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Originally Posted By: Creedmoor
[quote=FiremanJG] Never seen Core Lockts shoot worth a darn. None that were produced in the last 15 years, anyway.


Truth told for sure.

They are notorious for poor accuracy. Learn from the experience and don't purchase them again.

Agreed

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#6564381 - 11/29/16 04:15 PM Re: Bad batch of Core Loks? [Re: FoxTrot]
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I'll be the one to disagree. My 30-06 seems to like them in the 165 gr better than any other factory ammo I've tried.

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#6564431 - 11/29/16 04:44 PM Re: Bad batch of Core Loks? [Re: FoxTrot]
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Shot 130 grain corelocks out of my 270 for a few years before I started reloading, I never had accuracy issues with them.
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#6564459 - 11/29/16 05:17 PM Re: Bad batch of Core Loks? [Re: redchevy]
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Originally Posted By: redchevy
Shot 130 grain corelocks out of my 270 for a few years before I started reloading, I never had accuracy issues with them.

I have to agree, I guess since I did not know any better, that is all I ever bought for my .270 since as far back as I can remember. I still shoot it in my 7mm08 AR10. Yes I do reload but that is where my brass comes from for my deer gun and my LR toy.
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#6564462 - 11/29/16 05:19 PM Re: Bad batch of Core Loks? [Re: FoxTrot]
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I, for one, have had nothing but good luck with CL's. They get a bad rap but not from me.
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#6564478 - 11/29/16 05:32 PM Re: Bad batch of Core Loks? [Re: FoxTrot]
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I shot them for years in my 243. It's not match ammo but it always produced decent accuracy.

If it is shooting an 8" group, id call Remington.

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#6564792 - 11/29/16 07:42 PM Re: Bad batch of Core Loks? [Re: FoxTrot]
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I have had some many problems with Remington 22 ammo. My son in law had a lot of problems out of Remington primers. I guess it makes since to have problems out of the CL's to.

I don't buy the 22 ammo or primers anymore.
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#6564797 - 11/29/16 07:46 PM Re: Bad batch of Core Loks? [Re: redchevy]
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Originally Posted By: redchevy
Shot 130 grain corelocks out of my 270 for a few years before I started reloading, I never had accuracy issues with them.


This.

I don't load for my .270 Win. X-Bolt as the Corelokts are what it loves. Good performance on all game I've ever shot with it.
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#6565019 - 11/29/16 09:52 PM Re: Bad batch of Core Loks? [Re: FoxTrot]
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My 243 has always shot CL good. Guess I can shoot a few out of each box that Inhave
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#6565041 - 11/29/16 10:08 PM Re: Bad batch of Core Loks? [Re: FoxTrot]
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My 30-06 shoots them very well...I don't do any competitive shooting.

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#6566303 - 11/30/16 05:55 PM Re: Bad batch of Core Loks? [Re: redchevy]
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Same with me. I check my .270's prior to each hunting season, all are sighted in with the Remy 130's - I buy several boxes a year. The poi never changes from year to year. I won't shoot anything else.

Originally Posted By: redchevy
Shot 130 grain corelocks out of my 270 for a few years before I started reloading, I never had accuracy issues with them.
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