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#7222879 - 12/24/12 Re: Wyatt's mag box for VLDs [Re: Tanner]  
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Originally Posted by Tanner
Everytime I consider buying a DBM system or RCBS chargemaster, I think about how much powder I could get instead....

Shane, have you run many 175-178 class bullets lately?


Don't waste your money on a Chargemaster. Ever.


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#7222882 - 12/24/12 Re: Wyatt's mag box for VLDs [Re: MontanaMarine]  
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Gotcha. I'm trying to figure out a load with '17 for the .308 and a 178...

#7222963 - 12/24/12 Re: Wyatt's mag box for VLDs [Re: Tanner]  
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make sure you are also testing RL 17 at distance of at least 500 yards AND in several temperature ranges. it wasn't a good powder to me once the distance got beyond 200 yards.



#7223021 - 12/24/12 Re: Wyatt's mag box for VLDs [Re: cumminscowboy]  
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I quickly found out 17 isn't some magic fairy powder, despite what our dead forum member guesses..


Originally Posted by captain seafire
I replace valve cover gaskets every 50K, if they don't need them sooner...
#7223026 - 12/24/12 Re: Wyatt's mag box for VLDs [Re: Tanner]  
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Originally Posted by Tanner
Gotcha. I'm trying to figure out a load with '17 for the .308 and a 178...


GFY.


Travis

#7223038 - 12/24/12 Re: Wyatt's mag box for VLDs [Re: deflave]  
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Thanks buddy. I'll ask bigsqueegee.

#7223046 - 12/24/12 Re: Wyatt's mag box for VLDs [Re: Tanner]  
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ask for some pictures, too. that's always entertaining.


Originally Posted by captain seafire
I replace valve cover gaskets every 50K, if they don't need them sooner...
#7223164 - 12/24/12 Re: Wyatt's mag box for VLDs [Re: Rancho_Loco]  
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I believe the 178 is too light for RL17 in the 308Win. Velocities will likely be all over the place.

Think 200+ gr bullets, and a compressed charge of RL17.

#7223623 - 12/24/12 Re: Wyatt's mag box for VLDs [Re: MontanaMarine]  
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Well Shane, gotta send that MK4 back it looks like. Second scope this year. Groups are all over the place and two clicks at 800 is moving impact about 3 feet.

[bleep].


Travis

#7223673 - 12/24/12 Re: Wyatt's mag box for VLDs [Re: deflave]  
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Originally Posted by deflave
Originally Posted by Tanner
Everytime I consider buying a DBM system or RCBS chargemaster, I think about how much powder I could get instead....

Shane, have you run many 175-178 class bullets lately?


Don't waste your money on a Chargemaster. Ever.


Travis


Yep they suck


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#7223685 - 12/24/12 Re: Wyatt's mag box for VLDs [Re: deflave]  
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Originally Posted by deflave
Well Shane, gotta send that MK4 back it looks like. Second scope this year. Groups are all over the place and two clicks at 800 is moving impact about 3 feet.

[bleep].


Travis


I ran out earlier to double check stuff. The 22-250AI that's always dead nuts was about 3" high at 200.........the 6.5-284 was 3" low. I've no idea what's happened? Reset and plan to eat all day tomorrow and peel out early Wednesday for a hunt.


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#7223686 - 12/24/12 Re: Wyatt's mag box for VLDs [Re: deflave]  
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That blows.....

BTW,

I run a Wyatts in my 260 with the 140 VLD's. Got just enough room to touch the lands and still stuff 'em in the mag.

If I don't shoot it too much, I won't have to chase the lands, so all's good..... whistle

While some chastise the Wyatts, I don't have a problem, although only an experience of one.....

#7223903 - 12/24/12 Re: Wyatt's mag box for VLDs [Re: aalf]  
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Why do some dislike the Wyatts so much?

BTW, seems that Shane was right on concerning '17 and 178s. "Groups" were bad, and it seems that when seating to mag length, there just isn't room for enough powder to reach a workable velocity. Maybe it'd change when seated out long, but who knows...

#7224168 - 12/24/12 Re: Wyatt's mag box for VLDs [Re: MontanaMarine]  
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Thanks for the informative pictorial thread MM.


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