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Re: RPR Barrel - Ouch

Reply #105
The 10 shot 42.0 - 42.2 looks pretty good to me. 42.1 might be the spot.
I like how the whole set is a nice round group.

Any type of rear bag would make a lot of the other groups better.

I still think it's hard to beat a set of cheap Caldwell bags for load development.
Dave

Re: RPR Barrel - Ouch

Reply #106
I have bags just didn't bother taking them.  I'll load some more today and hopefully get back to the range better prepared.
CaptMarine

Re: RPR Barrel - Ouch

Reply #107
My Teslong bore cam was the main reason I studied lead lapping and tried it out on a savage barrel that didnt look much better than that until a thousand strokes of the lap.
I've never tried Tubbs, but there must be some good that comes out of it.
My home lapped barrel looked ok after a while and shot ok too.
Can't say that cleaning real good with jb or iosso pastes won't help a bad barrel but the abrasives in each are bound to remove some "rough" looking spots but i wouldn't bet the farm on it. A good clean down to the metal barrel is bound to shoot better than it did in a carbon or copper fouled state.
11X Grandfather
Part time Savagesmith