Load testing today

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Dave 101
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Load testing today

Postby Dave 101 » Sun Jun 29, 2014 6:55 am

Having worked out last week best results with 5.5 gns of Unique I decided to fine tune things this week , I loaded from 4.6 grains to 5.8 gns in 0.2 gn increments , the group size started at 2" down to this and up again , so best group was at 5.4 .
Calibre 7.62 x 51
Winchester case .
CCI large rifle primer
93 gn round nose cast bullet
lubed with liquid Allox
5.4 gns of Unique
Rifle with bipod at 25 yds
5 Shot group which can be covered with a 10p .
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Next is to try it out at Andrewsfield 50 yds next week .

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Re: Load testing today

Postby Niner » Sun Jun 29, 2014 10:01 am

Looks like you are ready for Duncan's shooting contest. Nice shooting with the best load combination.
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Re: Load testing today

Postby joseyclosey » Sun Jun 29, 2014 11:26 am

Looks like you have hit the sweet spot Dave, if it shoots as well at 50m you will pip my 50m comp cards easy. :D

Good luck and thanks for the info, I'll give that load a try next time I load for my mates Charnwood.

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Re: Load testing today

Postby Dave 101 » Sun Jun 29, 2014 11:38 am

Thanks Joe , at least the rifle has been saved from the scrap yard . It will probably all go to pot at 50 .
I spend more time reloading than I do shooting , as I have been weighing each charge on digital scales .
By the way its a 1:12 twist .

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Re: Load testing today

Postby joseyclosey » Mon Jun 30, 2014 1:17 pm

Dave, I sometimes think I'm shooting to re-load rather than vice versa. :lol:

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