I just had a custom 25/06 built with a 1/7 twist 24” barrel on a Model 70 action. I worked up a load last week almost identical to what you ask except I used IMR 4831, 115 gr NBT, Hornady brass, CCI 200, 52.0 grs , 3080 fps , .775” group. While it shot the 117-110 gr bullets well, it...
I’ve got several long range rifles that I actively practice with and hunt with. Almost any deer caliber 25 cal that can shoot moa can be set up to kill deer out to 600 yds. I have several rigs that I have taken deer out to 500 plus yards including 6.5x55, 270 Win, 7 REM Mag, 7 Wea mag, 30/06...
I have a Ruger American in 7-08. I get .5 moa with my handloads. I bought the rifle used for $200 and put a refurbished Nikon 4x12 scope on it. So I have $300 in a half moa rifle. Hard pressed to beat that
While not a Ruger Precision Rifle, I shoot a very similar Savage BA10 Stealth which is Savage’s equivalent in 6.5 CM. It is topped with a Vortex 5x25 PST Gen II and I have quite successfully competed in F class to 1000 yards. Consistently shoots about half MOA. While all of the adjustments are...
NRA F class to 1000 yds
6.5 Creedmoor using Nosler 140 gr RDF bullets at 2850 fps with RL 16
Savage BA Stealth 110 in 6.5 CM
Tikka T3 Tactical in 308
very casually USPSA pistol
1911 and various 9mms
very casually sporting clays and trap
a wise friend told me that you seldom regret what you have done, but you very often regret what you have not done.
I myself have realized this and started taking a few trips I otherwise would not have taken. Last fall I was very lucky to take a Canadian Moose and elk on a trip to BC. In...