175 Sierra Matchking

I’ve been having a blast with my Savage Axis HB.  As reported in Savage Axis HB Review: Sub MOA for sub $300?, the rifle shot sub MOA it’s first five shot group.  No small feat for a $285 rifle with an $11 rail.  I think the Axis …

308 Winchester load development with the Sierra 175 grain MatchKing (SMK) and IMR 4064 Powder. In this post, I’ll be developing a load for my M40A3 clone.  Built on a customized Remington 700 receiver, the rifle has  a 25″ long barrel and used the following …

I often utilize traditional methods to develop hand loads for my rifles.  Normally, I’ll load five rounds of a given charge in .3 grain increments for a given powder (some shooters load 3, or 6, for two three shot groups).  Each string of rounds is fired …

308 Winchester Load Development I headed to the range to do some load development for my custom Remington 700 chambered in 308 Winchester with a 22″ long barrel (my previous load was a NRA High Power pet load). The rifle was built with the following …