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Posted in thread: New Tikka T3x on 01-07-2017 at 07:53 PM
Bama, I agree there aren't many groups that thrilled me either. Leaving the range I pretty much
wrote off 150's in this gun. The method used was the Dan Newberry OCW at 100 and 200 yards.
There was wi...
Posted in thread: New Tikka T3x on 01-02-2017 at 04:14 PM
Awesome day at the range. It was about 40 degrees with a 7-10 mph wind coming right at me. It
made for fast barrel cooling. I hoped to find a cheap but accurate 150gr hunting load. It shot
Posted in thread: New Tikka T3x on 12-30-2016 at 03:57 AM
I picked up some 150gr Hornady Interlock SP's and worked up 50 loads. Started at 43 grains of
IMR 4064 and increased .3gr up to 45.7gr. I also picked up a box of Federal Fusion 165gr to use
as a basel...
Posted in thread: New Tikka T3x on 12-29-2016 at 04:10 PM
I can't wait to get out and shoot it. I'm going to do a load work up beforehand. Anyone have a
good hunting bullet suggestion? Preferably in the area of150-168gr. I usually keep Varget and
IMR 4064 on...
Posted in thread: New Tikka T3x on 12-29-2016 at 03:31 AM
It's been awhile since I've posted anything, but I had to show my new rifle off.Last year on
our annual hog hunt a friend brought along a tikka T3 lite in .270 win. It had the smoothest
bolt of any ou...
Posted in thread: Magpul Hunter 700 stock on 02-14-2016 at 08:23 PM
I finally got around to replacing the factory stock on my Remington 700 SPS AAC-SD. The Magpul
Hunter 700 stock has adjustable comb height and length of pull. I also purchased the Magpul
bottom metal ...
Posted in thread: need some help choosing for my son on 02-17-2015 at 01:17 AM
You sound like a father who really knows and cares what his son(s) want. From what I read, I
would suggest a gun that:1. Tells your son you are proud of him2. Is accurate enough to engage
Posted in thread: Tristar choke tubes on 02-06-2015 at 10:47 PM
Mine uses the Beretta/Benelli style choke tubes. Here's a picture of my modified choke. It came
with a turkey choke and I couldn't hit a clay to save my life!!!155759
Posted in thread: .308 178g IMR 4064 max charge discrepancy on 01-31-2015 at 06:36 PM
>While I do think I started a bit high on my initial charges(40.0), starting at 33.6 grains IMO
would've been a waste of components in this case.Better than damaging a gun or yourself.You are
Posted in thread: .308 178g IMR 4064 max charge discrepancy on 01-30-2015 at 08:30 PM
Suggest you visit Steve's Reloading Pages....just google it, you'll find it. Then compare his
load data to what your manuals have. You'll see a big difference in what he considers a max
load or a star...