I've owned 3, the only complaint I had was the stock is poorly shaped.
The Mossberg feels better, but I haven't shot one.
You got it wrong. Forget to keep notes so you can keep testing endlessly.;)
OP just start with the bullet type that is used in the factory ammo....
I've had the same issues.
But the kinetic makes you remember to quadruple check everything the next time.
A collet puller is easy.
But a hammer type puller. It's a lesson that you won't forget.
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So you had a neighborhood hunting dog.;)
Just think of a YAM as a cat with a great personality.
We compromised and got the smallest hunting dog....
Do you use black powder lube in those? Is there any issues with them sliding off the charge like some people have with conicals?
A trick I learned, was take an extra target and a package of colored markers.
Each shot is marked on the spare target with a legend on the side...
From 64.6 to 65.8 had the least velocity increase, so I wouldn't be surprised if you found good accuracy there.
But, I would need the point of...
If you vary your hold that much, I question your accuracy in the first place.
If I'm shooting irons, I wouldn't notice an inch difference anyway.
Running a dog year round definitely makes them a better hunter.
I would be, but I just spent my gun budget on tires for my dually.
If your still looking to sell it in the spring I may be interested.
Try that with a muzzle loader;)
I too am thinking about a small caliber, but am kicking around a small caliber smooth bore.
With the platform and cartridge, I don't see the point in loading hot.
I usually find my best accuracy at our near Hornady max charges. Accuracy...
I need to find one of those!
I 100% agree with the one grain per caliber and the same amount of shot for normal starting point.
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