Bless me father for I have sinned. Despite my annual membership fees It has been over a year since my last long range confession.
I managed to get my lazy ass out of bed on a saturday morning and get out to quantico shooting club before the good lanes were taken.
The first rifle is my precision gun. 5.56 made with parts from different companies that I assembled. 24″ barrel. The scope is a 16x Super Sniper by Tasco. Firing from bench rest, bipod on the front and beanbag sock supporting the back.
The second rifle in use today is a carbine configuration ar-15. 5.56. 16″ barrel. With Yankee hill can and 4x Trijicon ACOG. fired from bench rest on sandbags and my firing hand elbow on a beanbag sock.
This first set of targets was with the long range rifle at 102 yards (laser ranged).
Set A: Using gun show special ammo from Georgia arms. 55 grain “noisemakers”. I use this ammo to give to friends to use. Stats: 1″ high/ 2 and 1/4″ diameter.
Set B: Using 69 gr Sierra Match king bullets on home made cartridges. Stats: 1/2″ high and 3/4 ” diameter.
Set C: 55 62gr a max, homemade. 1 and 5/8 high and left. 7/8 ” diameter.
Set D: 69 gr sierra match king made by Federal premium. Store bought. 3/4″ high and 7/8″ diameter.
Set E: 75gr home made. 1/2 low and 2″ diameter.
From this I confirm that my home made ammo is every bit as good as store bought match ammo.
The next groups are switching to the carbine. Still at 100 yards.
The next groups were fired at 325 yards. I’m still aiming at center mass of the circles without adjustments for range. Groups j and k used home made 69 gr sierra match kings. L uses the 55 gr amax and m uses the store bought 69 gr. All had superior small groups at a very predictable 16″ drop from point of aim (13″ for amax). This is about the same as my first mildot in the scope.
The last set of groups is a mix. Still at 300 yards. Set n uses the green tip in the precision rifle. Again with no sight compensation. The group strikes 10″ low and 4 and 3/4 ” diameter.
The other strikes on this target were fired with the carbine. The small circles were barely visible in the 4 power sight. I used the bullet drop compensator and green tip ammo. The groups were about 10″ diameter but striking around the center. The bdc was right on for this ammo.