H4350

I first heard of the U300 back in February when Ultimatum Precision approached me about reviewing their new, three-lug action.  Looking at the CAD drawing they provided, I was impressed and couldn’t wait to get my hands on one.  It took nearly a year, but here …

6 Creedmoor: Review and load development

August 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

6 Creedmoor review and loads A few years ago the movement towards 6.5mm match cartridges was in full swing, and while the 6.5 Creedmoor has gained a solid foothold, match shooters are now migrating to 6mm cartridges, one of which is the 6 Creedmoor.  The …

The .243 Winchester (.243 Win) is a popular cartridge that is can be loaded with a wide variety of bullets making it a useful varmint and big game cartridge.  First chambered in the lever-action Winchester Model 88 in 1955, the 243 Winchester uses the .308 Winchester …

Review: Shooting the MAGPUL Hunter 700 Stock

July 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

MAGPUL is a well known shooting accessory company founded in 1999 by former United States Marine, Richard Fitzpatrick.  The original products were called MAGPULs, rubber loops attached to the bottom of a standard GI magazine to make allow faster removal from a magazine pouch (at …

6.5 Creedmoor 16.5″ barrel load development for the 123 grain Sierra MatchKing (SMK) and 140 grain Sierra MatchKing (SMK) When I rebuilt my Savage 10 FCP-SR into a custom 6.5 Creedmoor, I settled on a relatively short, 16.5″ barrel.  In 6.5 Creedmoor- Effect of Barrel Length …

I worked up some loads for my custom 6.5 Creedmoor precision rifle with a 22″ barrel using Sierra’s 142 Grain MatchKing (SMK) HPBT and Hodgdon H4350 powder.     According to Sierra, the 142 grain SMK has a sectional density .291, and G1 bc of …