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    Damn Rimfires

    I got bitten by the rimfire bug. I've had a marlin 39a golden for years for plinking and whacking gophers.


    Now with all the NRL .22 stuff, I ended up exploring better ammo and guns. Dusted off my Rem 597 HB and found it really likes Eley match. Never thought I'd pay $15/box for .22 ammo, but I did because it puts them all in a ragged hole at 50 yards, and holds MOA to 200 yards. The 597 is now topped with a Sightron SII BS 6-24 AO 1/8th minute target dot for our indoor league since it's fixed distance. Nothing like 24x at 50' to really bring you in close to the target.

    Then I bought a chassis for my centerfire match rifle. So naturally I had to get a 700 pattern .22. Being a cheap ass I bought a new Bergara B14R barreled action and for now have been swapping it out in the chassis. Grabbed a cheap Sig Tango4 4-16 scope in the dev-l .mill reticle. Damn nice scope, but the 50 yard minimum parallax isn't ideal, the reticle is awesome.

    I was out tonight shooting a 24" gong at 500 yards. 27 mills from a 50 yard zero, and it's damn entertaining reading the wind and waiting for the ding, as it takes a few seconds to hear the report. Settled on SK pistol match special, since I can get it locally for $75/brick. Lapua center-x shot slightly better, but it's $120/brick shipped and nobody carries it here. Doesn't like Eley very much, and just as well I'm saving the last few bricks of that lot # for the 597.

    Chassis is the krg bravo with a barricade stop, ARCA rail, and spigot mount.


    Ammo testing

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    10 shot group followed by 5 shots. As you can see I had a switching cross wind. This was the first box of ammo through the barrel, center-x.


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    $100+ dope card holders are for suckers

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    I'm sure it's only a matter of time before I'm building a rim-x. Just trying to put it off a few more years.

    Last edited by Chevy_man; 07-17-2020, 11:34 PM.

    #2
    My pants got a little tight watching this yeaterday

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ee3jMgidOVk

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      #3
      Originally posted by bigun View Post
      My pants got a little tight watching this yeaterday

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ee3jMgidOVk
      That's pretty cool.

      I hadn't heard of the 10/22 Charger.

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        #4
        Then there’s this:
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ID:	77809 It was a deal at PSA and I clicked it and so glad I did. The questions were priceless.

        https://palmettostatearmory.com/heri...t=5%3a00+Email

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          #5
          Here I was expecting some of you to come in and show me whatsup with a vudoo or rim-x.


          And all you guys are talking about is pistols. Damn.





          Since KRG released a 10/22 chassis, I am going to build one. Just havent decided if it's going to be a kidd or a volquatsen summit.

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            #6
            To be fair, the pistol has a 16” barrel, so it’s kind of a rifle.
            I’m rocking a Remington 521T with the original Lyman peep sight. It shoots better than the ammo I feed it.

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