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Re: Odyessy in "F" Open

Postby CCA762 » Sat Jul 08, 2017 11:24 am

Thanks Gene for all your patience and understanding through this project. You were as much involved as any of us. It was your input with Mr. Manson that really helped in getting a chamber reamer properly cut. Having clients like yourself make it easy to provide good customer service when the customer is understanding of the complexities of a build of this nature. We thank you very much for your encouraging words and we are especially glad that the rifle turned out as good as it has. Can't wait to see the future performance of the rifle. And by the way we are developing a 6.5x54R not a 6.5x47. You could really get me hemmed up building 6.5x47, although it would be an awesome cartridge to stick in a MN. :D
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Re: Odyessy in "F" Open

Postby Deathsythe311 » Sun Jul 09, 2017 8:45 am

Looks amazing. Glad it all worked out. CCA when you get that 6.5 figured out I'll be talking to you guys to do a build for me in it.
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Re: Odyessy in "F" Open

Postby CCA762 » Fri Jul 14, 2017 8:59 am

Deathsythe311 hopefully it won't be much longer on the 6.5x54R builds. We'll definitely let you know.
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Re: Odyessy in "F" Open

Postby Grindl » Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:56 pm

Timing finally worked in my favor . Desert Sharpshooters had a 300 yard practice day scheduled last Saturday ,on the 1,000 yard range , so I beat feet to Ben Avery at 5:30 a.m....Didn't want to be late . :lol: . I'd established a 100 yard zero on the scope on Wednesday , so it was just a matter of dialing up 3 1/2 MOA and taking a shot . Five shots later , I had five X's on a NRA 300 yard target , out of the box . The load was 51.5gr of A-4350 behind a Sierra .308 155gr Palma bullet . Barring any heavy cross-winds , this should be a good load combination out to 600 yards .
I switched to a Lapua 175gr Scenar L , with 53.2 gr of A-4350 and threw out a couple of "tens", and 3 more X's. Since I confirmed my "zero" , I was satisfied and packed up to come home and load rounds for this coming week . 600 yard practice session this weekend and 1,000 the following week .
Have Berger 185 Hybrids and Sierra 175TMK's for 1,000 loads . I'll get them worked out before going on to the 195TMK and 200.20X Going to load some test rounds of Varget , 4064 , and A-4350 .
If not me.....Who ?
If not now ....When ?
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