I’ve used Fed 210s for going on 6 years in the CM. I’ve never had one misfire and had single digit chrony results. The original Hornady CM Ammo was specked with them and i’ve always stuck with. Incidentally Team Curtis Alamo rifle’s today posted some results with the Federal factory 6CM ammo. Phenomenal ammunition. Paul Reid even said why would you reload with these results. Grouping clover leaf & SDs were single digit.
Grant I was suggesting using the 6.5-284 for the one mile shoots as well. If you use it in the shorter distances you are going to know your wind reads. If you switch to the 300 WM of the one mile target, you are starting out cold. The 147 @ 3000 fps will definitely get you there.
I shot my first rounds with my 6BR last weekend. An amazing cartridge!! Even easier than a CM to tune for a load IMO. Managed a hit on a 30" plate at 1727 yards from 10 shots with that little sucker just for shits and giggles. I honestly didn't think it would get there. Im running it in a PRS rig , the low recoil has sped up the follow up shots to say the least.
Probably fair to say too that LD during extreme temps (we are at 100+ F atm) isn’t ideal conditions to get consistent data for everyday shooting also. Good to get some data for future reference but I would wait for temps a little less extreme. I’ve seen the “temp stability” here recently with H4350 in 105C temps Let’s just say it’s performance was a fair bit different than in 10 degrees less ambient. 120fps on top consistent too.
When we started using the Lapua cm brass I was starting 1.5 grains lower than Hornady on a work up.About 40 grains From what Ive seen in a friends gun shooting the Alpha brass I would start at around 38.5gr H4350 behind 140s. Im waiting on LRP Alpha atm. A friend is shooting the SRP & the case capacity is definitely a lot lower as he was seeing pressure a lot lower in the charge range compared to an identical load in Lapua SRP. Dans advice of starting LD after fire forming aligns with what we have seen so far too. Once it's settled the numbers are definitely next level tho.
Rifle & optics is an endless list of opinions the Golden Eagle is not an ideal PRS optic thats for sure. Vortex Razor Gen 2 with EBR2C Kahles with SKMR3 Nightforce ATACR with the new Mil XT All excellent choices
Bags What Dan said on the heavy fill is the word. I just finished my first PRS season here & tried a ton of bags. A Solosac ,Pint-sized GC & a decent Pump pillow will get most things done. That heavy fill is rock solid. You might want to lower your CC limit too. This gig keeps you spending
Happy to send you some of the standard patches Eric You can glue the velcro straight to the back of them. A few have done it here no problem I won’t be making any more patches Didn’t get anywhere near the demand that a lot indicated when I had these made. Same with hats when I asked about them I think I got about 20 preferences & none were the same so I’m glad I didn’t go down that route.
Ours is 20” across & 30” top to bottom. It’s at 1080yards / 1000m Have a line across it to check waterline It’s a good size to check your rounds on as without feedback what do you have? We have a 24” disc we can shoot at 1500m Last time out I went 5/8 in 6mph winds. We generally size about 1.5 MOA for distance.
Buy a Forster Coax press and you will have negligible runout in your rounds I sold my Hornady Concentricity tool after I got the Coax Didn’t need it any more. The fully floating system of this press with an Ultra seater is as good as it gets IMO
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