I bought my M77 .270 Win. new back in early 1975. First thing I did was to get the action epoxy bedded and the barrel floated. It has always been an incredable tack driver! My load of choice over the years has also been 4831 w/ 130 gr Seirra boattails. I haven't found anything better.quote:Originally posted by Ruger Packer
My rifle/caliber of choice is a Model 77 tang safety .270.
Stoked with a handload (I can't remember exactly) using IMR4831 and Seirra 130 gr boattails
I put the new Leupold on the gun, bore sighted it, got it on paper, shot and sighted it in. Went up and changed targets and shot this group. The maximum distance center to center of the group was 1.73". I'm still polishing this load a little, I think I can tighten it up a little more.quote:Originally posted by bunzo351
My monitor is old and weak, much like me, so I can’t quite see the kind of groups is shows. Could someone enlighten me about the disbursement and placement from 300 yards? It looks like the hits are high and right just a skosh?
Remember I worked this load up in MY gun. It's on the warm side, so reduce it and work up.quote:Originally posted by bunzo351
What was the load? I just bought a 22-250 and haven’t even started to work up a load.
SD, I can't drive because I just had my left knee reconstructed. My 22-250 IS a screamer, 52 gr bullet @ 3947 fps. With the right bullet it would work fine for Deer. Here's a pic...quote:Originally posted by sheepdog
What is it with you two? 2400 can't drive-Bunzo's hard to drive-oh, well-22-250 must be a screamer-got a picture? How many fps and is it big enough for deer? I remember certain nocturnal hunters used .22 Hornet long ago---what kind of range would you get with that one?