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Old 01-25-2016, 02:46 AM
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That's a fine looking gun. I hope it shoots as well as it looks.
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Old 01-25-2016, 05:55 AM
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Pretty rifle!
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Old 01-25-2016, 09:29 AM
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Thanks, so far the rifle shot great but the groupings can get much smaller according to the manufacturer. The reason for my thread is to get more info/tips on the finer points of accuracy and matching bullets to the bore-size.
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Old 01-25-2016, 10:02 AM
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What a beautiful stock!
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Old 01-25-2016, 10:58 AM
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Originally Posted by wildeboer View Post
Thanks Bronco. I have tried 70-80gr of 3F in my rifle with a 500gr .451" bullet but no luck. Haven't thought about a felt wad though, do I need to lube the wad?
Some guys do and some don't. I prefer to put a bit of bullet lube on it myself.
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Old 01-25-2016, 11:48 AM
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You could also try those MMP sub bases found here http://mmpsabots.com/store/50-cal-bb...idge-sub-base/

Semi swears by them, especially when using a full bore monolithic copper or brass bullet. That link is for .50 cal SB's but I assume they have .45 caliber ones as well.

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Old 01-25-2016, 12:16 PM
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Originally Posted by super_hunt54 View Post
You could also try those MMP sub bases found here http://mmpsabots.com/store/50-cal-bb...idge-sub-base/

Semi swears by them, especially when using a full bore monolithic copper or brass bullet. That link is for .50 cal SB's but I assume they have .45 caliber ones as well.
You've got the wrong guy SuperHunt. I don' use those, or ever even tried them.
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Old 01-25-2016, 12:40 PM
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Nope I am the guy that uses them and they work great!!!
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Old 01-25-2016, 01:16 PM
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They don't make a sub-base in .45 caliber though. Veggie Wads are the way to go.
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Old 01-25-2016, 02:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Semisane View Post
You've got the wrong guy SuperHunt. I don' use those, or ever even tried them.
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Nope I am the guy that uses them and they work great!!!
OOPS,,, knew it was one of you, thought it was Semi, my apologies
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