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    Just received 1500 45 Cal 200 Gr SWC and loaded...

    Just received 1500 45 Cal 200 Gr SWC and loaded 500. I have not shot them yet but they look like they will be just fine.

    Had 1 in 500 that had no lube but the sent about 5 extras so no problem.
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    "What brand of barrel did you go with on that...

    "What brand of barrel did you go with on that rifle?"

    Mine is Douglas 26" chambered by Sharp Shooters Supply that I bought slightly used.

    It probably shoots as well as I can. For example using...
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    I converted a 308 Win Savage 12BVSS ("standard...

    I converted a 308 Win Savage 12BVSS ("standard bolt head") to 220 Swift and it works fine with with the standard bolt head. I changed no parts except the barrel.

    If you look up the case head...
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    Always. I have made a mistake a few times of...

    Always.

    I have made a mistake a few times of removing the glasses during a ceasefire in hot weather and then firing a shot without them on.

    Thankfully nothing ever happened during those lapses...
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    I agree the laser bore sighter is the only way to...

    I agree the laser bore sighter is the only way to go. I use the type that goes in the chamber. You can have your chronograph lined up in just a few seconds.

    It is the only thing I found laser...
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    I seem to remember reading that typical modern...

    I seem to remember reading that typical modern gasoline engines are about 25% efficient and the theoretical efficiency is around 70%. The theoretical efficiency is related to the difference in the...
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    My understanding is that Ethanol has about 2/3...

    My understanding is that Ethanol has about 2/3 the btu's per volume as gasoline.

    Unless something is done to increase the engine's efficiency like raising the compression ratio, adding Ethanol...
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    Mine will average 0.6-0.7MOA 5 shot groups at 200...

    Mine will average 0.6-0.7MOA 5 shot groups at 200 Yds with Berger 168 VLDs using Lapua brass and H4895 at about 2800FPS.

    It does not shoot 155 Gr bullets as well as the heavier bullets. I tried...
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    The ones I have are steel. I believe you can get...

    The ones I have are steel. I believe you can get aluminum also.

    Look on his website www.kenfarrell.com.
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    I have 3 Farrell bases on Savage 12s and a 12...

    I have 3 Farrell bases on Savage 12s and a 12 F/TR with no problems.

    As far as windage problems, the only problem I had was that the F/TR barrel was way off both windage and elevation. I...
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    I only order from Cabela's when they give me free...

    I only order from Cabela's when they give me free shipping or a % or $ off coupon.

    Seems they get the idea because I often have the discount.
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    Varget in the Swift

    I tried Varget with 52 Gr SMKs and it gave decent accuracy and a super impressive fireball about 6-8 ft out from the muzzle. I have a picture of it somewhere. It engulfed my chronograph.

    I went...
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    No, but I have used N540 with good results so...

    No, but I have used N540 with good results so N140 might do well also.

    I was shooting 52 Gr Berger Match Moly and 52 Gr SMK Moly.
  14. My F/TR will not shoot Sierra MKs consistently. ...

    My F/TR will not shoot Sierra MKs consistently.

    It would shoot 1/2 MOA @ 200 Yds and then almost always 1 or 2 out of 5 made
    the group 1MOA or larger.

    Switching to Berger VLDs both 155 and 168...
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    I shoot a Remington, factory Savage and Savage...

    I shoot a Remington, factory Savage and Savage with a Douglas barrel in 220 Swift.

    I neck size for all these and have not seen the problem you describe.

    I checked and all my 220 Swift brass is...
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    Bruno's is showing 215 Match in stock. Send...

    Bruno's is showing 215 Match in stock.

    Send them an email to verify.

    www.brunoshooters.com
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