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PostPosted: Fri Oct 14, 2011 6:23 am    Post subject: New Toy "Update" Reply with quote

My new weapon of choice for deer, chucks and coyotes. It is an M.O.A. maximum in 6.5 x 47 lapua with a vortex viper 6.5 x 20 x 44 scope.

Here are the first groups I shot with this gun. At 100yds with no tweaking yet, not bad and I am quite sure we can do better.

Another set of groups using H-4350


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 14, 2011 6:50 am    Post subject: Re: New Toy Reply with quote

Now that is a toy and a half, flyinlizard! What bullets do you use and what velocities are you achieving?

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 14, 2011 2:40 pm    Post subject: Re: New Toy Reply with quote

Just getting started with load dev. Hope to find something that works with a 95 gr v-max for chucks and coyotes and for deer it will be something between 120 and 130 grs. As for velocities I have heard of guys getting 2600 to 2700 fps with 120 or 130s , as for the 95 s don't have a clue yet. as soon as the rain stops I will be chronographing during load dev.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 14, 2011 3:03 pm    Post subject: Re: New Toy Reply with quote

OOOooooooooooooooooooohhhhhhh - That is super sweet !!!!

EDIT: Great groups, nice shooting. That looks like the most fun ever. Just love a tack-driving handgun.

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 14, 2011 3:51 pm    Post subject: Re: New Toy Reply with quote

Nice!! Very Happy

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 15, 2011 4:09 am    Post subject: Re: New Toy Reply with quote

That is one sweet firearm FL.

Damn I miss my 30.30 TC Contender. Sad Crying or Very sad

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 15, 2011 4:50 am    Post subject: Re: New Toy Reply with quote

Very nice.

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 16, 2011 1:29 am    Post subject: Re: New Toy Reply with quote

very nice indeed.

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 16, 2011 9:52 am    Post subject: Re: New Toy Reply with quote

wtf That thing is uuuuuuuuglly......... best send it to me for proper disposal !!! Confused

Hey FN ......... see that....it's a 6.5x47 !!! Very Happy

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 16, 2011 2:46 pm    Post subject: Re: New Toy Reply with quote

That shoots better than some of my rifles.
Nice.......

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 16, 2011 4:14 pm    Post subject: Re: New Toy Reply with quote

Neat rig. Barrel/brake looks very familiar. That's some X-power on a HG for sure. I like it. Good hold and group.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 12:53 am    Post subject: Re: New Toy "Update" Reply with quote

?? has singleshotlover been at it???

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 3:36 am    Post subject: Re: New Toy "Update" Reply with quote

Those are some sweet groupings! Wish all my rifles could shoot like that.

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