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Old August 3, 2008, 10:56 AM   #1
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Beginners Luck?

Not too long ago I picked up a used rifle. Today I took it to the range. I reloaded a dozen rounds mainly to test the rifle. I picked a recipe from one of my manuals. I used one in which I already had the components on hand. They shot very well. In fact, even if I can't tweak better performance I won't be too unhappy. I am going to call this beginners luck.

So, has this ever happened to you? Your initial load for a gun happens to be a good one.
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Old August 3, 2008, 10:59 AM   #2
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My theory is, if it goes BANG,then it was a good load.
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Old August 3, 2008, 11:15 AM   #3
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If you don't take that load and work up and down in incriments, how will you know if it is the BEST load????????????

Do you want a good load, or a GREAT Load??????
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Old August 3, 2008, 12:25 PM   #4
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I'd try tweaking it to see if it gets better. Might surprise you.
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Old August 3, 2008, 12:35 PM   #5
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Your a lucky man to get a good starting point rite off the bat. Just tweak it either way(unless your at max)and see what works best for your gun.
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Old August 3, 2008, 02:06 PM   #6
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Will Tweak

I am going to tinker with this load a bit. My point was that if this is the gun's best load then I am satisfied.
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