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Nosler Hunting Loads 223 Rem and 243 Win

Nosler Hunting Loads 223 Rem and 243 Win

There were only a handful of stalwarts at the Ravenshoe SSAA range today.  The run of tableland’s weather continues with leaden skies, gusting winds and mizzle.  My goal today was to double-check on the sighting of my hunting loads in 223 Rem and 243 Win. The weather...

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Nosler Silvertips and Ballistic Tips

Nosler Silvertips and Ballistic Tips

This morning dawned with a solid fog – the harbinger of a calm, sunny day.  And so it was.  It was a good day to be shooting groups at the range.  My previous range session, last week, had been one of wild weather.  I was keen to finalise the sighting-in of my adopted...

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Nosler Projectiles in 243 Winchester

Nosler Projectiles in 243 Winchester

Nosler Projectiles in 243 Winchester The day dawned with gusting winds and rain.  Undeterred by the vagrancies of the local weather, I headed off to the range to continue my testing of Nosler projectiles in 243 Winchester.  More specifically, 90 grain Accubonds and 85...

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Range Testing Hunting Cartridge Reloads

Range Testing Hunting Cartridge Reloads

Weatherby Vanguard HSP 223 Rem It was not an ideal day for testing handloads at the range.  Typical tablelands’ weather had settled-in.  That was, rapidly changing conditions from bouts of calm sunshine to gusting drizzle.  The winds were highly variable, gusting...

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Priorities

Priorities

Priorities The first task on getting home today, after a 03:30 start, was to load some ammo for a range session tomorrow.  The mowing can wait.  Another day, or so, won’t hurt.  I have a lot of test loads to begin trying out on the Weatherby HSP varminter in 223 Rem...

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Developing a 223 Rem Varmint Load

Developing a 223 Rem Varmint Load

Developing a 223 Rem Varmint Load This morning I continued with my developing a 223 Rem varmint load.  The load will be tested at the range tomorrow in the Weatherby Vanguard HSP Varmint rifle that I am currently reviewing. What with the festive season, visitors,...

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Hunting Loads in my 257 Weatherby Magnum

Hunting Loads in my 257 Weatherby Magnum

This afternoon I loaded another 10 rounds of what is my current standard hunting load in my 257 Weatherby Magnum.  That is a 110 grain Nosler Accubond with a muzzle velocity of a bit more than 3,300 fps.  Whenever I do a three-shot test group at the range this load...

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