Category: Load Testing .308

Load testing – Reload Swiss RS52

Reload Swiss are the newest propellant brand in the U.K. Propellants have suffered with supply problems in recent years here. Varget – the powder choice for many became virtually unobtainable and many other popular powders became a little hit and miss regards availability. The Reload Swiss brand was therefore highly anticipated.. The rollout was fairly…

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Building a Precision Rifle – Part 3 – Extended range shooting.

The GnZ Precision rifle build has up to now been a huge success. At both 100yds and 600yds the rifle achieved very good results. Would this bear out at longer range. First we should bear in mind the budget so far.. MDT HS3 Chassis system – £500 Second hand Remington 700 ADL – £350 Second…

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A day out at Orion Firearms Training in pictures.

There are very few options for the long range shooter in the U.K. in terms of places to shoot. Of course you have Bisley which provides a gallery style range out to 1200yds. If you enjoy a more practical experience you might try checking out Orion in Wales. We did last week and had a…

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Load Testing – .308 Lapua 170g B476

The Remington 700 based rifle I use for long range target just loves Lapuas 170g Lockbase bullets. Lapuas marketing suggests the bullets place the .308 into “Winmag territory” in terms of useable distance. Quite a claim, but then it is backed up by the fact that these are also the bullets selected by the British…

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