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Re: Mossberg Patriot 7mm-08 Accuracy Issues [Re: Hydrashocker] #14852230 05/06/20
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In my 7-08, one of the most accurate loads is the 140 SGK HPBT over 42.5 Varget. That bullet seems a bit more expansive than NBT's. I use it to chest shoot WT's and it puts'em down with authority, good exits, internal damage is impressive. I didn't get a chance to chrono, guessing around 2,800 or so from a 23" barrel.

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Re: Mossberg Patriot 7mm-08 Accuracy Issues [Re: Hydrashocker] #14852522 05/06/20
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I am not sure but a guy sounding like Hydrashocker traded off his 7-08 at the local LGS I frequent. After badmouthing the hell out of it, they took it on trade for a Savage Axis, a small box of condoms, two used N95 masks, some rubber dogshit made in China and he had to pay them $250 for boot. They told him to come back soon. MB

Re: Mossberg Patriot 7mm-08 Accuracy Issues [Re: Hydrashocker] #14853840 05/06/20
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FORGET load development until you have a mechanical baseline for accuracy.

Buy 2 boxes of Federal blue box 140gr ammo, pull the scope and replace with something that you know works, then try a 5-shot group.

Actually, when you're replacing the scope, check and tighten ALL of the screws.

After that, if you still have accuracy problems with factory ammo, look at bedding.


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Re: Mossberg Patriot 7mm-08 Accuracy Issues [Re: Hydrashocker] #14854917 05/07/20
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Pretty certain Mossberg Patriots can't be bedded. They have a plastic insert for the magazine to snap into that rests against the underside of the action and is sandwiched in place by the stock. Not much of a way to do any bedding on these that I can figure out.

Re: Mossberg Patriot 7mm-08 Accuracy Issues [Re: Hydrashocker] #14860441 05/08/20
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Originally Posted by Hydrashocker
Gun is inherited and very special,


You either need a new family, or a new dictionary.


Originally Posted by jaguartx
Keep sucking bleck ass with Travis
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Re: Mossberg Patriot 7mm-08 Accuracy Issues [Re: Hydrashocker] #14861039 05/09/20
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second on the R17

Re: Mossberg Patriot 7mm-08 Accuracy Issues [Re: auk1124] #14871852 05/12/20
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What about bedding the 2 inch area in front of the recoil lug? All I ever fid anyway and always improved accuracy.

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