Post up your 22lr groups at 100 yards

Rumblingdwarf

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I thought it would be fun to show off some excellent groups at 100 yards. Please include the rifle and ammo type.

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Both of these are 5 shot groups from a Vudoo V22 16inch Kukri contour barreled action in an AIAT chassis.

Ammunition was SK Standard plus
 
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Here is another one. 5 at 100 yards. SK Standard plus ammunition. Vudoo V22 rifle. Wind got ahold of my 2nd shot.

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This was yesterday, was having some extraction issues so I went home and did a full cleaning of the chamber and get any lube, carbon ring, etc out. Then had a few minutes at the range before dark. Shot a few shots at 25 yards to make sure my POI was still the same. Dialed 1.9 mils for 100 yards, and fired 5 shots. Not my tightest group, but repeatable .5".

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That a good looking group! Very nice. Sometimes it is luck. Sometimes the stars align. While the 6x5 is fantastic I have a few single anomalies that I would like to share here for fun. Thanks for your contribution.
 

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Another set of targets shot sitting with back rested against tree. Shot to check POI prior to hunt. Eley match. On small targets at 50 and 100y POA was bottom of dot. 200 yard target was center hold.
One of the few rifles that does not change POI due to different hold or rest. Bench, tight sling prone etc.00495CA1-3671-4CA9-8599-A1E63DBAF630.jpeg
 

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I don’t keep targets but here are 2 that I thought were worth hanging on to. Both are 5 rounds at 100 yards both shot prone off a Harris and a TAB rear bag.
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Here is another target, 50 consecutive rounds 5 groups of 10 rounds each. Also shot prone off a Harris and a TAB rear bag. This one was shot with my Anschutz 1827B with a Benchmark 3 groove 15 twist barrel and Eley Match ammo.

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Here is the Stiller 2500XR (bottom rifle in the picture ) I used to shoot one of the 5 rounds groups, it was barreled by Killough Shooting Sports with a Shilen Ratchet 24” 16 twist. I had to extensively modify the extractors to get it to extract and eject reliably, I also had to shim the magazines and chamfer the bottom of the bolt for proper feeding. But it was a shooter!

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Here is the Anschutz in all of its glory:

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Groups? Groups? We don't need no stinkin' groups. ;)

When you want to show what a 22lr rifle is capable of, go with a one shot one dot target.
Rule number one is hit what you aim at. As a confirmed tree rat chaser, you only get one shot to get 'er done.
That loud bang has a tendency to make them a bit jumpy, so you aren't shooting groups.

This is what happens at 100 yards with a 455 Varmint with a Lilja barrel.
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Do you think you can do as well?
I'd like to see it....

Here's a link to the target, give it a try.


Download the pdf, open, print 8.5x11 actual size (100%)
Best edge scoring, see if you can beat the wind and mv spread.
It ain't easy :(
 

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I hear ya' RTH1800.

I just don't have any spectacular runs of 5 shot groups, only random acts of accuracy.
But I do have a few of those 30 dot targets where I was able to keep all the shots on paper.
Figured it would do as a way to show what can happen with decent ammo and the wind cooperating. :D
 
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Using a .22 LR for small game hunting has challenges beyond group shooting. For me the difficulty was in finding a .22 that retained it's POI at 100 yards and beyond that did not change with positional changes. I shoot offhand, sitting over knees with and without sling, prone with sling, prone without sling, resting over log, off bench, resting against tree with hand between tree of course. When you find a rifle that does not change POI under those conditions, keep and treasure it.
 

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finding a .22 that retained it's POI

Never found one, had to modify my rifles to eliminate the shift.
Pillared and bedded the action, then epoxy bedded the barrels in 3 places.
One epoxy shim is 3 inches forward of the receiver/tenon joint,
another is just atop the sling stud location, and one half way between the others.
Stops stock flex and barrel whip, produces much more consistent results.

 
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finding a .22 that retained it's POI

Never found one, had to modify my rifles to eliminate the shift.
Pillared and bedded the action, then epoxy bedded the barrels in 3 places.
One epoxy shim is 3 inches forward of the receiver/tenon joint,
another is just atop the sling stud location, and one half way between the others.
Stops stock flex and barrel whip, produces much more consistent results.

Excellent!
I was not as technical, I just bought 20-25 good bolt action rifles and shot them all to find one that met my standards. About a 5 year project.
 

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Don't modern day chassis prevent this POI shift? I've never encountered a POI shift in NRL22 in all the wonky positions I am having to do.
 

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Don't modern day chassis prevent this POI shift? I've never encountered a POI shift in NRL22 in all the wonky positions I am having to do.
I would say to a large extent yes they do. Not certain how they handle a tight sling position. I would not care to hunt with a chassis type rifle in the timber.
 

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Groups? Groups? We don't need no stinkin' groups. ;)

When you want to show what a 22lr rifle is capable of, go with a one shot one dot target.
Rule number one is hit what you aim at. As a confirmed tree rat chaser, you only get one shot to get 'er done.
That loud bang has a tendency to make them a bit jumpy, so you aren't shooting groups.

This is what happens at 100 yards with a 455 Varmint with a Lilja barrel.
RWS SC R50



Do you think you can do as well?
I'd like to see it....

Here's a link to the target, give it a try.


Download the pdf, open, print 8.5x11 actual size (100%)
Best edge scoring, see if you can beat the wind and mv spread.
It ain't easy :(
It wasn’t the best conditions today with the air temp at 26f-27f, 22lr doesn’t behave when it gets below 40f and starts really acting up in the 20’s. But I finally had a chance to give this target a try. I know my Anschutz can do much better, but I’m not going to have the air temps for at least 4 more months so this will have to do until then.

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Very nice Jesse.
Not so easy as you might think.
Between wind and ammo variations
makes it a good target to work with.
The instant feedback helps with setting up the next shot.
 

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Great target! the outer circle is just under 0.6 MOA and the dot is under 1/8 MOA for the 100 yard distance, so yeah you had better be watching that wind! Unfortunately here in the winter with everything frozen stiff and plenty of snow cover the only wind indicator is your last shot :mad: HA
 

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I found my Vudoo likes 65 inlb front and 45inlb rear. It is more consistent in both an AIAT chassis and a Manners T4a with that torque.
 
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how much of a difference do you see?
Not much, about a .1 or .2 at 50 and about a .2 or .3 at 100. But I need to continue to shoot it diagnosticly at the indoor range.

I had to replace a trigger. When I put the gun back together I torqued the action screws to 45, zeroed it at an outdoor range, confirmed zero at an indoor range at 50 and 100, and then shot a match so I need some more time with it.
 

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@reubenski - you have an indoor spot down in the Springs or do you come up to Denver?
I live near the indoor range here.
We should grab a beer if your up this way.

Need to get through the holidays and see about sneaking up to my buddies and do this.

I dont have a fancy rifle (yet) and would still love the challenge.
 

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@reubenski - you have an indoor spot down in the Springs or do you come up to Denver?
I live near the indoor range here.
We should grab a beer if your up this way.

Need to get through the holidays and see about sneaking up to my buddies and do this.

I dont have a fancy rifle (yet) and would still love the challenge.
There's an indoor range 10 mins south of my place. I'm on the Palmer divide so you can guess where that is. I kinda hate the place actually. It's the epitome of obnoxious LGS / Fudd/ 14yr old kid with a sideways baseball hat groping a desert eagle type of place.

If you're into NRL22, I highly reccomend BLGC's Match. Low key but challenging for wind out there on the plains.