Looking forward to seeing everyones results while I heal up. Hope to be back at the bench soonMy 609 came in today and I glued it up in a few minutes, now to wait for it to cure. Unfortunately the forecast shows it will be up to 101 degrees in FL over the weekend and I'm too old to shoot in that mess. Hopefully the forecast is wrong.
Looking good. What was your shooting procedure? Did you clean the barrel or pull a bore snake through between switching ammo?I was able to get out today in miserable 95 degree, slightly windy weather. Like an idiot I forgot my Center X but did test CCI, SK Pistol Match, Eley Edge and Lapua Pistol King. I was not pleased with the Eley, but that's nothing new. I was most surprised with the SK.
Edit to add: all shooting was done at 50yds off of a machine rest, free recoil with almost zero pressure on the rifle. Easy enough to do with BScar's trigger set at 6 ounces. Previously, the rifle always shot better with a tight hold but I wanted to remove as many variables as possible. Next time I'll test Center X, SK, more CCI and some Norma Match.
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Dry patch to start then I just shot. The CCI was for warm up, 1 30rd group. Next time around I'll pull a patch and shoot some foulers before switching over but I was in a heat induced rush yesterday. I also plan on shooting a couple of 25 bull benchrest targets when I figure out the best ammo. After 500 rounds I'll deep clean it including checking for a carbon ring, shoot some foulers then put it through it's paces. I'm also eager to see how it shoots with a normal hold and not free recoil.Looking good. What was your shooting procedure? Did you clean the barrel or pull a bore snake through between switching ammo?
How many rounds did you put through the barrel before starting to shoot groups?