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Yesterday evening, reload after first range test...!

Post by BruniX » Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:59 am

After a day at the booth, I had to rebuild the stock of ammunition, and these tests allowed me to verify that the reloads were correct ...

50 m ( 47.2 yards) range ,
first real test of the marlin 1895 SBL and red dot :
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my friend,
use a browning Maral cal. 30-06 Springfield.
it grows hard enough to be disheveled when you're next to it :lol:

inside the range :
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Reclining at 100 & 200 m (94.4 & 188.8 yards)
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in 4 rounds he adjusted his optics :
not bad for the first time ...
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jI had more trouble with my red dot, I focused mainly on reloading tests and without long sight to control at 100 and 200 m, very hard ...
About 25 clicks, 12.5 Moa, to adjust to 100m

I did not have a lot of time to do the photos, too eager to shoot for the first time with my rifle.
next time I'll do some 200m outdoor pictures

Approximately 50 ammunition fired
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so last night, reload!

Tools, (at least part of it)
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I use test tubes for powder doses, very convenient!
at a glance to control all the loads, and the diameter of the tube is exactly that of the cases 45-70, practical to put them in ...
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three series,
one of 405 grains hard cast loaded in 40 grains IMR 4198
one in 330grs HP in 37.5 grains
one in 405 grains, less loaded in 37 grains
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Overall length at 2.55
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next day at the range 200m in December, I hope ...

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Re: Yesterday evening, reload after first range test...!

Post by JEBar » Sat Nov 30, 2019 12:31 pm

to throw in a phrase from this side of the big pond, "you've come a long way baby" .... congratulations indeed .... thank you for taking us with you on this adventure 8-)
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Re: Yesterday evening, reload after first range test...!

Post by PT7 » Sat Nov 30, 2019 12:54 pm

Very nice work, BruniX.

Those lined-up reloads look great. And what a cool idea using test tubes for powder drops and that the container size matches the 45-70 brass so well.

Thumbs up...You've pulled it all together!
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BruniX wrote:
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:59 am
50 m ( 47.2 yards) range ,
first real test of the marlin 1895 SBL and red dot :

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Re: Yesterday evening, reload after first range test...!

Post by runnin n gunnin » Sat Nov 30, 2019 6:25 pm

Great looking rounds, anxious to see how they preform for you.
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Re: Yesterday evening, reload after first range test...!

Post by BobGinVA » Sat Nov 30, 2019 9:48 pm

Good luck...but I've got a question or 2///How do you get 47 yds for 50m??? It's approx 54yds...100m is approx 109yds and 200m is approx 218 or so...
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Re: Yesterday evening, reload after first range test...!

Post by Mags » Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:40 pm

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Good to finally see and read about your shooting and to see your reload setup!
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Re: Yesterday evening, reload after first range test...!

Post by BruniX » Sun Dec 01, 2019 2:39 am

BobGinVA wrote:
Sat Nov 30, 2019 9:48 pm
Good luck...but I've got a question or 2///How do you get 47 yds for 50m??? It's approx 54yds...100m is approx 109yds and 200m is approx 218 or so...
yes it's a mistake, coefficient is 0.9144 ;)
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Re: Yesterday evening, reload after first range test...!

Post by fortyshooter » Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:21 am

Great job! .45-70 is a great one to load for. Haven't tried IMR 4198 powder yet as I have a bunch loaded with IMR 3031 and some plinking loads with 13-14 gr. Unique. The Marlin 1895 GS is a fine and handy rifle for .45-70.
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Re: Yesterday evening, reload after first range test...!

Post by RanchRoper » Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:13 pm

Wow now that's a range report...thanks and well done.
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