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Old September 13, 2019, 08:49 AM   #26
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I sold a heck of a lot of Ruger firearms when Gander Mountain went out of business. Enough so that Ruger sent me an American Predator free in 6.5 Creedmoor.

So, not having any money in the rifle other the $25 transfer fee, I bought the MagPul American Hunter stock, a set of Weaver Grand Slam medium rings, and a Loopy VX-II 4x12x40

At the CMP Range in Talladega it was consistently shooting better than I was out to 300 yards. At 100 yards I was able to get a three shot group in the X ring, almost all overlapping.

I was shooting Hornady 140 Grn ELD Match loads. I think I can work up a load that is a touch mor accurate and see what I can do at 600 yards when I go back in October or so.
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Old September 13, 2019, 04:59 PM   #27
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I was shooting Hornady 140 Grn ELD Match loads. I think I can work up a load that is a touch mor accurate and see what I can do at 600 yards when I go back in October or so.
Try WLR Primes, 42.5 gr RL17, and Sierra 130 Game Changer bullets. I missed the wind on the first shot, the next four were a hair under 4 inches at 684 yards.



Or if you want to try factory ammo try Hornadys 147 grn ELD-Ms



Regardless, cheap rifles can shoot.
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Old September 15, 2019, 07:39 AM   #28
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The Savage LRP ( Long Range Precision ) in 6.5CM
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Old September 16, 2019, 05:39 PM   #29
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The Savage LRP ( Long Range Precision ) in 6.5CM
Yes I have the Savage LRP in 6.5 CM, .243, and .260 Remington. All 3 are awesome. But please don't leave out the Remington Sendero out of your choices. I have 4 Senderos in 308, 25-06, 264 Win Mag, and 300 Win Mag. I reload for all my rifles. Just silly accurate rifles right out of the box. I usually replace my triggers in the Remingtons with Timneys.
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Old October 4, 2019, 10:26 AM   #30
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Well, my most accurate rifle is a TC venture in 7mm-08

Will put 3 in one hole at 100 yds if i do my part.

And was under $500.

Shoots better than my others than cost 2-3 time that.

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Old October 9, 2019, 10:51 PM   #31
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Check out the Remington Model 700 American Hunter. "American Rifleman" magazine has included some impressive statistics about the rifle in its October, 2019 edition.

"...at a distance of 350 yards, managed a four-shot group of just 1.65." "...in the sub-half m.o.a. range." MSRP is $1349.

https://www.remington.com/rifles/bol...merican-hunter
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Old October 12, 2019, 08:45 AM   #32
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Christensen Arms is another favorite, they shine in light weight and accuracy.
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Old Yesterday, 03:10 PM   #33
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Almost anything made by Ruger or Savage that does not have a Tupperware stock. 6.5 CM gets my vote of barrel life and shoulder friendliness. I am a Savage guy fan myself but shot a friend's off the shelf Ruger in 6.5 that was a tackdriver. It would hard to go wrong with either as long as it has a wood, aluminum, or composite stock
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Well, my most accurate rifle is a TC venture in 7mm-08

Will put 3 in one hole at 100 yds if i do my part.

And was under $500.

Shoots better than my others than cost 2-3 time that.
Reminds me of an old and very close friend that's gone now. He had a 30-06 1903 built by Paul Jaeger in 1945. I asked him if it was accurate. "Oh yes. You can drive nails with it if you can hit'em"! I have the rifle but sure do miss Bud!
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