Sierra

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 …

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 …

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 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 …

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