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    Range Report 375 tejas (375 rum improved)

    I came back from the range sunday testing loads. Two bullets tested were the hornady 300 spbt and the sierra 350 match king. The load for the hornady 300 is 111 grains of IMR 7828ssc at a velocity of 3200 fps. the sierra 350 is 108 grains of reloader 25 at a velocity of 3005 fps. The rifle is a...
  2. McCrazy

    Photos McCrazys M24 Improved

    This 700 started off as a quasi-M24 build. Eventually I got tired of making compromises so I said screw it and decided to make it more into what I wish my M24 was. The action and bolt (standard Remington 700 SA) have been trued with a RD Precision bolt knob added, and a Schneider polygonal...
  3. R

    Improved Outer Tactical Vest (IOTV) ESAPI/ESBI

    Folks I have a question. I was auctioning an IOTV with all the plates on Ebay and I received an email telling me I needed to pull the auction because it was illeagle to sell thew? I have tryed to contact my local National Guard but they are gone for the 4th of July weekend. Does anyone have...
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    Fireforming to AI: Full power Improved loads?

    I've always read that to fireform the parent case to an Ackley, you should use a small charge of fast powder, and have the bullet solidly in the lands. In the new Varmint Hunter, there is an article on Improved cartridges, and the author quotes P.O. Ackley as saying, "Fire forming should be done...
  5. M

    338 Lapua Magnum Ackley Improved - Reloading Dies

    Just acquired a rifle chambered in 338 Lapua Magnum Ackley Improved (40 degree shoulder). Rifle was chambered by Longshot rifles. The previous owner was borrowing dies from a friend, so they didn't come with the rifle. Anyone have an idea where I could find these? I've tried Hornady and...
  6. J

    GAP 280 ACKLEY IMPROVED

    Got this in a couple of weeks ago. Just finishing up load development. The rifle is a tackdriver and a joy to shoot. Specs: Trued Remington 700 LA Manners MCST stock Shilen Select Match 1/8 twist #7 contour Jewell triger Badger knob, base, and rings USO 3.2x17x44 Illumionated Red with the new...
  7. NorCal Vu

    223 Ackley Improved

    What kind of barrel life should I expect? Bullets I should be looking at for long range shooting? Will this caliber get me out to 600yards? I am thinking of building one vs a regular 223. Just need more info. NOBODY..if you are out there..HELP! I know you are a 223 AI fan.