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Optimising your VLD Bullet accuracy – seating depth

The new generation of VLD (very low drag) projectiles have brought with them more accuracy, and more requirements to optimise. It won’t be new to shooters that bullets have a sweet spot when it comes to seating depth. For a long time F-Class and BR shooters have been ‘jamming the lands’ – setting seating depth out long enough where the bearing surface is actually touching (or even slightly pushed into) the throat of the rifling. Minimising jump eeks out the final bit of performance.

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Matching twist rate and bullet weight in rifles.

The are many benefits to understanding and matching the twist rate of your barrel with the projectile weight you are using. Primarily, accuracy.

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Comparing load testing methods.

Cause, you know, might as well find more excuses to shoot!

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Brass Preparation for Long Range Target Shooting.

My 700 build is slowly coming along. The Optics for it will turn up shortly, so I figured it was time to start getting some rounds ready to shoot through it.

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What is a Gun Chronograph?

In a nutshell, a chronograph lets you measure the speed that the bullet leaves the barrel. This information, in conjunction with data about the bullet you are firing and the environment you are shooting in, lets you start mapping out the expected flight path of the projectile.

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Magnetospeed V3 vs Sportster

What are the differences between the V3 and the cheaper Sporter version, which one should I get? Here there are: Magnetospeed V3 vs Sportster

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MagnetoSpeed Picatinny Rail Adaptor

This isn’t a MagnetoSpeed Chronograph Review That will come later. Right now though, this is a quick overview of the additional Picatinny rail you can get for the system. I knew right from the get-go that I was going to want a Chronograph that I could use for both the rifle(s) and the pistol(s) –…

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Brass Annealing Methods

In our previous article, we discussed why we would want to anneal our brass necks. This article, we will cover a couple of methods of ‘how’.

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Understanding Brass Annealing

In the first part of a series on annealing – we will cover off exactly what annealing is and what it does, in the second, we will cover off a couple of specific methods to anneal and finally, my current methodology.

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OCW Testing with the .308 Build

Spent a day testing some new reloads – 155 Scenars and 2206H.

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