I got one of the new generation synthetic camo rifles. First day at the range, straight out of the box with a Burris 2-7x33 camo scope. Ran a bore snake down the tube and went shooting.
Big variance between bullet weight, load and impact point. Started with some cast wad cutters at low...
Well, I had decided to push it to it's max with the 250gr Nosler Partion, and that I did. I couldn't believe my eyes when I seen the chrono, which was 12 feet from the muzzle.
Ruger M77 MkII Stainless .338 Win Mag 24" Barrel
High Velocity - 2890
Low Velocity - 2842
Average Vel - 2871
I'm getting the dream rifle of my teen years (Oh, how I desired a wood to the muzzle rifle- I still think it's a thing of great beauty) on line after buying it 15 years ago, a Ruger Model 77 International. I'm contemplating using hardcast in it.
I'm looking for a lightweight bullet. I still...