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CVA Optima 50 cal V2 can't pattern

Old 11-21-2016, 06:02 PM
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Default CVA Optima 50 cal V2 can't pattern

Hey all got a Cva optima 50 cal for xmas last year this fall took it to a gun shop had them put see through scope mounts and fiber optic sights under a Leopold VX 3.. I took it out and shot and shot and cleaned and shot have a very hard time seating the bullet using shockwave 250, powerbelts 250, remington 209 primers with 2 5o gr triple 7 pellets. And couldn't get near the same hole twice. Also had a very hard time getting the bullet started.. please any help.. junk? Sell? Wall hanger?

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Old 11-27-2016, 11:13 AM
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Sounds like you are not swabbing between shots to me. Triple7 creates a hard ring close to where the sabot and powder meet. Its a very common problem with Triple7 powder and pellets.

BTW you may want to post ML topics in the Black Powder section. You will get more responses there.
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