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#41 MemphisMechanic

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Posted 10 July 2019 - 09:24 AM

Will you even realize...when you're the only one left?


As long as you’re the next one gone, that outcome will be just fine.
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#42 TrackCage

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Posted 10 July 2019 - 10:23 AM

Accuracy testing was present nowhere in this load development cycle.

Which is idiotic. Group size and a chronograph are both required tools for load development; and accuracy is more important than velocity.


Ahhhhhh, I knew it wasn't me shooting all those Charlie's. It's my load development.

This isn't precision rifle.

#43 MemphisMechanic

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Posted 10 July 2019 - 12:42 PM

Back off the sarcasm and look hard at the guys in your squad: if you’re honest, a lot of them load some load they got off the internet, ran 10 rounds of it over the chrono, and that’s it.

This may not be precision rifle, but group size matters a littlr bit if some sadistic stage designer has set the plate rack up at 27 yards.
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#44 TrackCage

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Posted 10 July 2019 - 02:58 PM

Unless you have undersized bullets or a gun issue, the reason you missed is not because of your pet load.

Yes, people bring untested or poorly tested ammo to matches. The same people bring new, untested gear too and then act surprised when they shit the bed.

I don't own a case guage but my shit runs. Why do you suppose that is?

#45 MemphisMechanic

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Posted 10 July 2019 - 09:02 PM

Witchcraft.
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#46 Cranky Gunsmith

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Posted 11 July 2019 - 01:08 PM



This may not be precision rifle, but group size matters a littlr bit if some sadistic stage designer has set the plate rack up at 27 yards.


Yet people still shoot M&Ps.


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Posted 12 July 2019 - 05:16 PM



Unless you have undersized bullets or a gun issue, the reason you missed is not because of your pet load.

Yes, people bring untested or poorly tested ammo to matches. The same people bring new, untested gear too and then act surprised when they shit the bed.

I don't own a case guage but my shit runs. Why do you suppose that is?


I don't own a case gauge but I do plunk test using the barrel of the gun I am loading for.

I have spent a fair amount of time over the last 5 years testing different loads for accuracy. It is definitely possible to have a load that may put you out of the A zone at 25 yards. 15 yards and in not so much in my experience.

#48 MemphisMechanic

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Posted 12 July 2019 - 10:47 PM

Yet people still shoot M&Ps.


I wish I could say I always knew better than to throw good money after bad, but I’ll admit that I put a $200 barrel into a $400 smith.

It shot 2.5” groups afterward, which means that the gun had exactly one thing going for it.
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Posted 16 July 2019 - 06:49 AM

...and we wonder why 50 yard standards are as dead as holster tests.

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