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Bob Hontz
01-08-2008, 11:32 PM
new shippment lapua ammo check out the want ads.

gordon gauge
01-10-2008, 11:47 PM
Emailed you for test lots a couple days ago, no response. Was ist lose? Donke, GG

Fred J
01-11-2008, 12:52 AM
Gordon:
Call Charlie Scott direct for the absolute fastest service. Charlie has never failed to answer his phone if he can hear it ring.

gordon gauge
01-11-2008, 02:25 PM
Thanks Fred, will give it a try if I can find his number.

DOH! His number is in the ad. http://emoticons4u.com/violent/sterb092.gif

Fred J
01-11-2008, 02:42 PM
GG;
Try the number at the bottom of his Ad.

Fred J

gordon gauge
01-11-2008, 03:01 PM
Got it. Talked to Charlie and have test lots on the way. Will report findings for the Suhl 150 and probably Anschutz 54 SM. Thanks again.

gordon gauge
01-21-2008, 04:06 PM
Got it. Talked to Charlie and have test lots on the way. Will report findings for the Suhl 150 and probably Anschutz 54 SM. Thanks again.

Got 5 lots of Lapua Master M, 8355X, 8357X, 8358X, 8451X, 8455X.

Short story - these lots do not shoot in my Suhl 150 or Anschutz SM 54.

:( I had so wanted them to work..........

Colt.45
01-21-2008, 04:45 PM
Bob
Are you having shoots at Hawk Hill this year? It's my favorite place to shoot.
Colt.45

Bob Hontz
01-21-2008, 08:24 PM
colt45 emmett will will have some shoots.

Jefferson
01-21-2008, 11:04 PM
is the master X just midas that failed the quality group test.

anybody tried it

Jeff

gordon gauge
01-22-2008, 01:54 PM
I heard a rumor that Joe Besche is using it to spank the Eley shooters.

And apparently he is shooting German guns too. So I need to figure out what the heck I am doing wrong. :confused:

cpeters
01-22-2008, 02:34 PM
Joe shot some Lapua that worked real well and did well in some matchs but I think most of his spankings he handed out were with Eley Black Box and his Brock 40X.

Gordon, what all have you tried shooting in those rifles? what have they shot in the past?

Charlie

gordon gauge
01-22-2008, 03:39 PM
The Anschutz SuperMatch 54 I've had for about 3 years. I have shot a 249 in RBA using some old Federal UM1, and my son shot a 2300 or 50 ARA with Lapua Multi Match Ultra L in the red box. It has the factory barrel, and is pillared in a Speedy G. stock (looks like the Edge). Factory trigger, Fudd tuner, Leupold 36 in BKL rings.

The Suhl 150 is a new acquisition, it also has a factory barrel and trigger, older style McMillin stock with action riding on pillars, Hoehn tuner, Weaver T36 with 3x booster in BKL's. This is supposed to be a grade 10 Suhl, but thats another story best left undisturbed. ;) It so far has liked Eley Match EPS black box in relatively higher speeds. But not great, so far 2200 ARA is the best I've done.

I have checked crowns with highpower magnifing glass and they look perfect, but as I have no bore scope (oh,the shame of it all!) cannot get a good look at the chamber. However, Butch Hongisto took a look at it for me and said it was fine.

Every time they are cleaned it is with a bore guide, and most often just wet and dry patches with ProShot cleaning liquid (it is really good stuff - says so right on the bottle). Don't normally use a brush until after a match to keep that dreaded carbon ring at bay.

If you can use any of this info to spot a problem or provide a helpful hint, I would appreciate it very much. Thanks.

lead head
01-22-2008, 05:55 PM
I have a friend whose Anschutz just loves SK subsonic. There is another person that has the same rifle (twin) and it shoots the same ammo just as well.
Might give it a try.

gordon gauge
01-22-2008, 06:59 PM
Where are you getting the SK. Any particular lot number? Thanks.

lead head
01-22-2008, 10:45 PM
I believe they were getting it from Champion Shooters Supply. I also think that Bruno's carries it.

gordon gauge
01-23-2008, 12:17 AM
Thanks Larry. Anybody else have experience with the SK? Is that the same company that makes Wolf ammo?

I feel hesitant to try anything other than Eley or Lapua, as there is a limited amount of funds available for rimfire ammo. Have other hungry mouths to feed with Italian motorcycles in the garage and a rock crawler Jeep CJ7 in the carport.

Fred J
01-23-2008, 12:36 AM
They manufacture it in Germany. Biggest problem, is availability in bulk when you need it. That's why I stick with Lapua Master. Never a problem

Fiddler
01-23-2008, 08:54 AM
If you can get some Lapua Master M lot# 8399X try it in your suhl. The one I had just loved the stuff, it shot very well. Shoots great in the rest of my guns also.

gordon gauge
01-23-2008, 12:03 PM
Thanks. Charlie Scott is sending me a couple more lots to try, I'll see if he has that lot. :)

ducdave
02-07-2008, 12:20 AM
Sk Subsonic has been a great affordable alternative to Eley for me.
The only problem I have is getting the dealers to pull lot numbers

Champions has been great but the price of SK has been increasing at the same rate as all the others.

Ammo or motorcycle parts:( it been a tough call, my 1098 needs more carbon fiber ( maybe a D16RR ? )
and the laverda needs head work so its a diet of SK
and Romin noodles.

gordon gauge
02-17-2008, 10:27 PM
Poor lad, has to alter his diet to procure more carbon fibre bits for a $30k Italian motorcycle.

Hey, want to trade problems. http://emoticons4u.com/crazy/071.gif

brad541thb
02-18-2008, 09:31 AM
If you can get some Lapua Master M lot# 8399X try it in your suhl. The one I had just loved the stuff, it shot very well. Shoots great in the rest of my guns also.

Well according to shorty that's just a coincidence. :D

But then again he knows all. :eek:

Fiddler
02-18-2008, 09:49 AM
Yep, Yep! I knows what you mean. Kinda funny, but 8 guns I know of, shot this ammo really well. Smithed by 4 different Gunsmiths. I will be shooting it in some Monthly matches this season, that's how good I think it shoots, save the more costly ammo for the State and Nationals. Although maybe it's just a dream I'm still having.

brad541thb
02-18-2008, 09:56 AM
Steve,

I believe most great ammo will shoot good in most all great rifle barrels. A true precision barrel that's almost perfect should know it when it is shooting ammo that's almost as perfect regardless from what maker. I think more than not if tested under the exact same condition this will hold true. Now some great ammo may not shoot as good in the wind vs other ammos. But I think there is a lot of myth in killer ammo not shooting in one precision barrel to the next. More times than not if it doesn't probably the barrel that it doesn't shoot as well in isn't as precisionly made or the bore has a different size bore or choke in the end of the barrel.

Every ammo I had that shot very good in my original Suhl barrel has shot only better in my Benchmark barrel has been my findings. The Benchmark barrel I believe is just a little more precisionly made than the Suhl barrel. But the Suhl barrel shot dang near as well.

Gene Corvin
02-18-2008, 10:27 AM
If you can get some Lapua Master M lot# 8399X try it in your suhl. The one I had just loved the stuff, it shot very well. Shoots great in the rest of my guns also.

That was a pretty good lot, I shot 2 cases of it last year in my Hall.
Gene

brad541thb
02-18-2008, 11:52 AM
but is it the best shooting ammo in all those gun?? because according to somebody if it is the best shooting ammo in one gun it will be the best in all guns.

Nope that's not what I said. I said good ammo will shoot good in all good precision barrels. Every barrel will take a liking and have its favorites. :D

Kinda like people. Your one of my favorites. ;)

gordon gauge
02-18-2008, 01:46 PM
Well, just to make sure it wasn't me, I went back to my stash of Eley EPS and after several foulers they started dropping into the same hole.

brad541thb
02-18-2008, 09:16 PM
One of those faovorites will be from the good shooting ammo. ;)

Good luck in your Nordenia quest.

ducdave
02-19-2008, 08:05 AM
Poor lad, has to alter his diet to procure more carbon fibre bits for a $30k Italian motorcycle.


We all do have our priorities :p
the 1098 wasn't 30,000 only 16,000. That left a little for beer , pizza
and a case of SK Match.:D