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Took several guns out today. Finally had a day off where I had enough time to go out for a decent amount of time.  I shot at 100, 300, and 400 yards.  As far as that particular coulee would let me do.  The next one over I think I could go 1000 to 1500 or so.

I shot the 22-250 shooting 50 gr V-max reloads at 100, 300, and 400.  Then I shot my 17 HMR at 100 yards only. Then I got out the 300 WM.  I only shot the 180 gr Innerbond Superformance rounds.  Didn't shoot too many.  Waiting to get the 195 gr Hornadys to tide me over till I get my hands on some 200 gr customs (cough cough).  Anyway, here are some pics.  Both the 22-250 and 300 shot about dead what the drop chart was saying, but when I adjusted to 400 according to the chart, I shot really high as you will see.  Not my best shooting, not the worst I have ever done.


22-250 at 100 yards.  Two groups.  I need to work on not pulling the last shots.


This is the 17 HMR, and one group of 300 at 100 yards.  This one was really weird to me.  The first shot sounded really funny and different.  Looks like it hit like it was tumbling.  Everything shot fine after that.


300 yards for my 300 WM.  Probably one of my better groups.  Not sure what happened to my 300 yard 22-250 target, but it was a 5 shot 3.2 in group.


This is my 22-250 and 300 at 400 yards.  I was actually aiming at the red with the 300 WM.  You can see how high it hit.  I was aiming at the green with the 22-250.  It wasn't as bad.  I think I hit high with the third shot on the 300.

Anyway it was a fun day.  Need to shoot a lot more though.

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Overall nice shooting, Drew.  What ballistics calculator are you using?  Odd that it would be that far off for both calibers...  however, your consistency was good. 
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I was using JBM.  Some of it was a mistake on my part I just thought of and double checked.  I had charts for both the 180s and 195s.  I don't have any 195s to shoot yet, so I was shooting the 180s today.  But it appears I had the chart for the 195s with me.  Doesn't explain it all though.  with a 300 yard zero there is only .8 in drop difference between the two.  So come up .6 for the 180s, and .7 for the 195s.  Pretty sure I dialed in .7.

The 22-250 is only about an inch high from where I was aiming at 400 yards, so I am not worried about that. 

The 300 hitting that high is odd to me considering I was aiming at the red.  But I am really rusty and probably dialed in the mil adjustment twice or something. 

Just going to have to go out and do it again with the right charts

The guns were definitely shooting better than me today.  More practice time on the 17 for trigger and breathing control.


On a side note, I love that SS 5-20 sitting on my 300 WM!!!! Such a great scope.  I really need them to come out with a 2-12 or 3-15 to replace the Burris on my 22-250.
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On the second picture it looks like the larger bullets at the green are key holed or was the target leaning.
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Originally posted by 3_tens 3_tens wrote:

On the second picture it looks like the larger bullets at the green are key holed or was the target leaning.
yeah looks like they stil had some "yaw" to them
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I think is was leaning to the left. Maybe leaning towards me a little. The first shot from the 300 in that picture is the one that didnt ound right to me. When i get the chance, i have 195 gr hpbt to try out. So far the 180 gr dont do as well as the heavier bullets have for me.
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200 gr. Customs huh?   Sounds awesome! Whistling
Nice shooting overall Drew!! Days like that help on the important ones. (Like when there's huge elk in front of you.)
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Originally posted by SVT_Tactical SVT_Tactical wrote:

Originally posted by 3_tens 3_tens wrote:

On the second picture it looks like the larger bullets at the green are key holed or was the target leaning.
yeah looks like they stil had some "yaw" to them
Longer, heavier bullets take more time to settle down, which would explain the lack of keyhole at 300 yards. 
But y'all already know that.

Looks like you had a fun time shootin' those good groups.
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