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Old July 11, 2012, 11:23 PM   #1
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Loading for accuracy - 1st attempt

So I've ventured into reloading for accuracy. The gun in question is my Henry rifle chambered in 45 colt. I loaded three different powders, fifty rounds each, of the near max load. Dang if one of them didn't shoot inch groups to the 3.5 to four.5 groups of the others. That was at 25 yards off a sandbag rest.
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Old July 12, 2012, 03:09 AM   #2
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Feels great when you can see (and measure) the fruits of your labor, don't it?

I still remember the day when I knew for certain my efforts were paying off. To add to my doubts and frustrations, I was trying to load for not one, but two rifles that had serious issues- so I wasn't sure I didn't just suck at reloading. When I gave up on those and moved on to my sporterised Mauser and ended up with a 5 shot group with all holes touching at 100yds- I new I was hooked.
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I'm going to use the words "clip" and "Long Colt" every chance I get. It grinds my gears to see new members attacked when we all know dang good and well what's being refered to.
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