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#6043336 - 01/14/12 11:36 AM Cast bullet accuracy
blammer Offline
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Registered: 12/16/00
Posts: 9398
Loc: Asheville, NC
So want to brag about your cast bullet groups in your firearms?
Here it is and lets see some pictures.

I'll start
30-06 100yds
225gr cast bullet


Ruger 77 in 44mag
50yds 311gr Hollow point


Marlin XL7 35 whelen
280gr bullet 100yds


44mag Ruger SRH
40 yds 6 shots
226gr bullet


44mag ruger SRH
100yds
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#6045271 - 01/14/12 07:51 PM Re: Cast bullet accuracy [Re: blammer]
selmer Offline
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Registered: 12/04/02
Posts: 5804
Loc: Upper Midwest
Them cast boolits won't shoot accurately and will lead the hell out of your barrel. You shouldn't use them. Send all of your alloy to me and I'll get rid of that toxicc asset for you.
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#6049060 - 01/15/12 06:00 PM Re: Cast bullet accuracy [Re: selmer]
blammer Offline
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Registered: 12/16/00
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Loc: Asheville, NC
smile

yea, you'd still be amazed what I hear in that respect.

I had a guy at the hunt club tell me I can't shoot cast lead out of my rifle at 2400fps without having to 'scrub' the barrel afterwards.

I offered to let him shoot my gun but on the condition he had to shoot it 50 times and then check for leading. He declined. I suppose he didn't want to go through 50rnds of kick you on your butt ammo out of my 7lb 35 whelen with full house loads. smile
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#6057579 - 01/17/12 06:02 PM Re: Cast bullet accuracy [Re: blammer]
res45 Offline
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Registered: 03/18/10
Posts: 63
Mosin M44 50 yds. Lee .312 TL

Sav. 30-30 Pump Lee 170 gr. RNFP.

Sav. 99 300 Sav. Lee .312 160 gr. TL sized .311

Yugo M59/66A1 SKS Lee .312 TL

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#6059701 - 01/18/12 08:53 AM Re: Cast bullet accuracy [Re: res45]
458 Lott Offline
Campfire 'Bwana

Registered: 01/29/01
Posts: 13211
Loc: Conundrum, Alaska
Wished I'd kept my best targets, I'm pretty sure they were all s-canned.
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#6061784 - 01/18/12 04:52 PM Re: Cast bullet accuracy [Re: 458 Lott]
Swampman1 Offline
Campfire Ranger

Registered: 09/23/06
Posts: 1735
My Ruger #3 with 30 grains of IMR-4198 under a 405 grain cast boolit 3 shots at 100 yards.
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#6099409 - 01/27/12 11:53 AM Re: Cast bullet accuracy [Re: Swampman1]
VonGruff Offline
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Registered: 02/15/09
Posts: 770
Loc: South Otago, New Zealand
404 Jeffery. 350gn GC at 1900fps 63gn H4350c - Adi 2209
55yds - aperture sights 3 shots


404 Jeffery. 350gn GC at 2430fps 87gn H4350 - Adi 2209
55yds - aperture sights 5 shots



7x57 Mauser. 160gn softnosed GC at 2415fps 39gn H4350 - Adi 2209. 1st at 143yds and the last at 186yds - aperture sights.







Von Gruff.
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#6101403 - 01/27/12 08:25 PM Re: Cast bullet accuracy [Re: VonGruff]
blammer Offline
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Registered: 12/16/00
Posts: 9398
Loc: Asheville, NC
Great shooting Von Gruff!
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#6108367 - 01/29/12 05:49 PM Re: Cast bullet accuracy [Re: blammer]
Creeker Offline
Campfire Regular

Registered: 02/15/11
Posts: 437
Loc: In The Hardwoods
An older target. The 429421 & 2400 powder. 4 shots at 'bout a 160 yards.





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#6128754 - 02/03/12 12:44 PM Re: Cast bullet accuracy [Re: Creeker]
500Jeffery Offline
Member

Registered: 05/24/05
Posts: 44
Loc: Queensland, Australia
A 570 grain round ball out of a fully rifled 12 bore.



And a 730 grain CBE paradox style bullet, same gun.


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