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    02-13-2018, 12:38 PM
    Bullet quality, of jacketed bullets or PPCBs, is key! Many, many years ago store-bought ammo was garbage in terms of accuracy because the jacketed bullet quality was so poor. As the bullet manufacturers discovered what parameters were causing...
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    02-12-2018, 02:38 PM
    Some clarifying comments. Overmax When I talk about "my hunting accuracy", I'm talking about hunting accuracy at 100 yds; i.e. 2" to 4" group size. Dan Many who load the short-neck 300 Savage typically full-length resize the cases. ...
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    02-10-2018, 12:38 PM
    Dan, In my stock Rem 760 300Savage chamber, the base of the PPCB 150gr. LBTLFN is right at the junction of the neck/shoulder. For my chambered PPCB round, the start of the CB ogive(covered by PP), is right against the chamber's forcing cone....
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    02-09-2018, 06:36 PM
    Dan, I PP for a 300 Sav Rem760 hunting rifle. My best bullet for hunting is the 150 gr. LBT LFN. The PP is brought up and over the start of the ogive and the OAL is determined so that PP is in contact with the chamber forcing cone when the...
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    01-23-2018, 01:09 PM
    Petrol, Do you gauge all your ammo before using? Dillon sells inexpensive ammo gauges which will detect cracked necks, insufficient crimps that don't remove all the case mouth belling/flare, oversized CB, bad OAL, etc. Are you sure your...
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Retired Consulting Mechanical Engineer
Casting bullets & handloading, shooting, gunsmithing, hunting, skiing, camping, hiking
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BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check