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Sabot's in F-open?

Discussion in 'Competition Shooting' started by DLrocket89, Dec 12, 2017.

  1. Varminterror

    Varminterror Member

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    :rofl::rofl::rofl: Oh it was... But it makes for a good story years later...
     
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  2. Nature Boy

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    Saw it happen to a guy at the F Class match I was at week before last. He was shooting DTAC 6mm in a 6XC. Shooting at the 500 yard line and his bullet came apart at 200 yards. As Walter said in "The Big Lebowski"....

    "...Mark him zero....."
     
  3. Jim Watson

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    I tried some 75 gr Hornady A-Max in my fast twist .223 meant for 90 gr.
    I got one string that was nothing but 10s, Xs, and misses. Scorer said he could see the silver streaks in air as they broke up.
    Loaded them down a bit and they shot great at midrange.

    I had been losing 90 gr Sierras in flight, too. I fixed that by going to JKL and Berger.
     
  4. DLrocket89

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    Interesting notes on bullet breakup, thanks everyone!
     

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