8X57 Barnes 180 grain TSX, 20 inch barrel

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8X57 Barnes 180 grain TSX, 20 inch barrel

Post by Corjack » Mon Oct 22, 2012 9:50 am

(Cartridge) 8X57JS

(Brand of bullet)Barnes TSX

(Weight of bullet)180

(Brand of brass)Remington

(Type of powder)Ramshot Big Game

(Grains of powder)54

(Brand, and type of primer)Russion

(COL)Seated just shy of third driving band

(FPS)2642

(Rifle)20 inch barrel Blaser R8

(Scope)3-9X50 Zeiss Conquest

(Weather conditions & temp.)Breezy, humid, 72 degrees

(Accuracy @ 100 yards/meters)Sub MOA, put two in nearly one hole, and I pulled the third off about 1/2 inch


(Notes)Started at 50 grains, and worked up to 54, all groups were between 1/2 to 1 inch at 100 yards. Shot in my underwear, no pants. I do some of my best work without my pants on.
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Re: 8X57 Barnes 180 grain TSX, 20 inch barrel

Post by trazman » Tue Oct 23, 2012 3:40 am

Nice group Corjack!
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Re: 8X57 Barnes 180 grain TSX, 20 inch barrel

Post by Corjack » Tue Oct 30, 2012 10:37 am

I switched scopes, and loaded up a few more rounds to see if my results were repeatable. Evidently they are.
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