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Testing out Bridgers Best patches

Old 01-18-2017, 10:36 AM
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Did some shoot out shooting! Never ran it through the bore due to the cold that moved in prior to the hog hunt, so, it was time to break it in properly. First 5 shots were 70 yards off my big game table/rest. The real kicker, it was only 60gr jim shockeys gold! All the other shots were off hand. My first shot was way high and then I worked on my breathing and finally started to dial them in near the black. Great day of shooting, now its time to strip it down and clean it.


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Old 01-18-2017, 12:34 PM
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that is good shooting!
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Old 01-19-2017, 04:35 AM
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Those patches look to have a nice, tight weave.

MD- how do you like that shooting table?
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Old 01-19-2017, 06:43 AM
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Love it. Its good enough for quick sight ins and i dont have to pack it up at the end of the day unless im moving it, but it does the job.
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Old 01-25-2017, 11:40 AM
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Wait till you see todays video! you have no clue how hard it was for me to hold back my swearing on camera LOL. I'll keep the video short so its easy to upload at my end.

I used the traditions mountain rifle, 70gr olde eynsford 2fg, .020 bridgers best patches and dip lubed them into my anti rust patch lube.
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Old 01-25-2017, 01:19 PM
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Old 01-25-2017, 02:49 PM
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That was really good. Especially considering it has a 1:48 twist. Can you imagine what a 1:60 would do? But I guess it couldn't get much better.
Can't wait to see how the flinter does.
I'm down here in FL for only going on 3 weeks now. I'm going nuts already and I won't be going back up north until May!
I may have to look for a kit gun or a rifle to refinish to pass my time!!!!!!!!
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Old 01-25-2017, 02:55 PM
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1:60 twist just means more powder to shoot the same groups lol.
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Old 01-25-2017, 04:10 PM
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Great shooting, Jon.
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Old 01-25-2017, 04:28 PM
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Originally Posted by MountainDevil54 View Post
1:60 twist just means more powder to shoot the same groups lol.
It means more that that. It means you can have accurate loads at a higher velocity. Thus, flatter shooting and an extended effective range for hunting.
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