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#11963212 - 04/10/17 Re: Check Out These Jugs.... [Re: DakotaDeer]
aalf Offline
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Originally Posted By DakotaDeer
How well does the 22-204 hold up at longer ranges?

It seems like if it is quite capable of hitting, then it would have the least recoil by quite a bit. That would make it more fun. How does it compare to the Dasher recoil-wise?

It holds up pretty well, but spotting impacts way out there can be problematic some times. It certainly is capable of hitting. Oddly, one jug at 1250 or 1300 had a hole dead center but only a couple inches of water leaked out. Perfect hole in and out. The pasture is growing up fast now, as I probably missed spotting a third of the impacts beyond 1K, plus the hill leveling out on top doesn't help either.

Recoil is noticeably lighter, even with a 3 pound lighter gun. This one shoots 80 grain pointed VLD's at 3115. I've gone beyond 1400, but set the targets in the fields before planting, or after harvest so you can see the impacts in the dirt. It is fun. I built this one strictly as a LR plinker, and it handles the job nicely.

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#11963270 - 04/10/17 Re: Check Out These Jugs.... [Re: aalf]
Higbean Online   sleepy
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What bc are you figuring with the pointed 80 VLD's?

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#11964297 - 04/11/17 Re: Check Out These Jugs.... [Re: Higbean]
aalf Offline
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Originally Posted By Higbean
What bc are you figuring with the pointed 80 VLD's?

I'm using .480 for BC.

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#11964372 - 04/11/17 Re: Check Out These Jugs.... [Re: aalf]
Higbean Online   sleepy
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How fast are you pushing them?

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#11964809 - 04/11/17 Re: Check Out These Jugs.... [Re: Higbean]
aalf Offline
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Originally Posted By Higbean
How fast are you pushing them?

This gun shoots them at 3115 fps....

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#11979100 - 04/18/17 Re: Check Out These Jugs.... [Re: aalf]
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Nice thread. Down to one six point five. It's a 47. Having gone thru a few Swedes, 6.5-308, 260's, and Creedmoor - I am not left wanting.

Yet another nice build Aalf. May have missed it. Barrel length?

Enjoy.
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#11979533 - 04/18/17 Re: Check Out These Jugs.... [Re: aalf]
Tanner Online   content
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Love how that 6x47 looks Al. Nice shooting as per usual... I am enjoying my 6.5x47 quite a bit too.

Tanner

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#11979877 - 04/18/17 Re: Check Out These Jugs.... [Re: aalf]
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6.5x47s are easy peasy. Kinda like a .308... but with better ballistics and less recoil and less powder... oh, never mind. The only way it's like a .308 is that both are VERY easy to find accurate loads for.

John
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#11980594 - 04/18/17 Re: Check Out These Jugs.... [Re: aalf]
222Rem Offline
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Great thread as usual Al. You inspire us all................ towards our financial peril. grin

I'm telling my wife there's someone who drinks as much milk as my son and I do. She won't believe it w/o your photos.
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#11980921 - 04/18/17 Re: Check Out These Jugs.... [Re: Tanner]
aalf Offline
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Originally Posted By Tanner
Love how that 6x47 looks Al. Nice shooting as per usual... I am enjoying my 6.5x47 quite a bit too.

Hard not to like either 6 or 6.5 Lapua. I was rooting for you to not sell yours and have to start calling you names.... grin

The six is a single shot 40-XB-KS I bought new in 22-250 with the factory 2 oz trigger. It's had several barrels and stocks since new with this being the latest. I do have another barrel for it in a 14 twist 6 Dasher for PD's.

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#11980947 - 04/18/17 Re: Check Out These Jugs.... [Re: 222Rem]
aalf Offline
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Originally Posted By 222Rem
Great thread as usual Al. You inspire us all................ towards our financial peril. grin

Thanks....I retire to perspire, to inspire in ire.......

Originally Posted By 222Rem
I'm telling my wife there's someone who drinks as much milk as my son and I do. She won't believe it w/o your photos.

I always have to buy 2 gallons at a time. If I get below a half gallon, I start to panic.

I was born & raised in a cheese factory....my middle name should have been milk or cheese......


grin

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#11983604 - 04/19/17 Re: Fillin' In the Gap...... [Re: aalf]
Matt in Virginia Offline
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Originally Posted By aalf
Originally Posted By Higbean
What trigger are you gonna run?

Bix'n Andy 700 with Top Safety

Originally Posted By Higbean
Cartridge?

6.5x47 Lapua

Originally Posted By Higbean
Do you have a reamer?

Working on a freebore number with JGS for finish and sizing die reamers

Originally Posted By Higbean
Scope?

Thinking long and hard about a 5.5-22x50 NXS with a ZS

Originally Posted By Higbean
Blind mag?

Sunnyhill 525 and no it does not fit a BDL inlet which sucks and limits stocks choice. They are really inteneded for full custom stocks or some McMillans like D'Arcy's Legend. It is the only Stainless Oberndorf Trigger Guard on the market for a 700 that I am aware of. GREAT guy to work with though




Regards, Matt.

Btw, Love the McMillan Marksman. Great handle... Sorry for breaking in. Too many similarities. I actually started off with that same BAT VR(20 MOA) and we just did not get along. There is a rear end for every seat...;-)




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#11985418 - 04/20/17 Re: Fillin' In the Gap...... [Re: aalf]
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You need a job.
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#11987116 - Yesterday at 10:06 AM Re: Fillin' In the Gap...... [Re: yukonal]
aalf Offline
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Originally Posted By yukonal
You need a job.

What's this job you speak of???

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#11987353 - Yesterday at 12:36 PM Re: Fillin' In the Gap...... [Re: aalf]
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Originally Posted By aalf
Originally Posted By yukonal
You need a job.

What's this job you speak of???


laugh

That looks like a fun one. Gonna bed it into the new stock, or just screw it in?

Greg chamber it?
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#11988584 - Today at 05:16 AM Re: Fillin' In the Gap...... [Re: yukonal]
aalf Offline
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Originally Posted By yukonal
That looks like a fun one.

As expected, it is.

Originally Posted By yukonal
Gonna bed it into the new stock, or just screw it in?

Most likely just bolt it in.....bedding's over rated..... grin

Originally Posted By yukonal
Greg chamber it?

Not this one.

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