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Daezee

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Well, my M1898 Krag rifle likes cast bullets. Easily found an accurate load using 303 British cast bullets. Not chronographed, but estimate 200 gr at 16xx fps. As I shot test loads I also adjusted the rear sight so it was being sighted in at the same time. I’m only neck sizing using a Lee 7.5 Swiss collet die, so no case lube is needed.

This will give an idea of the accuracy...4 shots touching at 30 yd with a 5th out. I’m sure it’s my vision with sights designed for a young soldier. Today at our 35yd plinking range, I couldn’t miss. Such a s-m-o-o-t-h action on a Krag.

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I installed a commander-style hammer and a Wilson Combat beavertail grip safety in one of my 1911s...not sure why...just felt like playing.
 

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I installed a commander-style hammer and a Wilson Combat beavertail grip safety in one of my 1911s...not sure why...just felt like playing.
I do that with the AR's, no reason just feel like fooling with parts. I'm *almost done with this one.
 

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Night Vision fooling around. Sightmark wraith. With evola ir. Attached to AR15 with .223 55gr v-max bullets. 0 at 100 yards. View at about 100 yards. Actual scope picture is much brighter.
 

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Loaded some 200gr FTX for my 450B. Three 5 shot loads of Trail Boss and two using AA5744.
Tried to keep the case reasonably full (TB) for the accuracy thing. One load (TB) ended up with about a 50% load density. Suspect that load will be going 1250. We'll see ?? ---- SAWMAN
 
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Well, my M1898 Krag rifle likes cast bullets. Easily found an accurate load using 303 British cast bullets. Not chronographed, but estimate 200 gr at 16xx fps. As I shot test loads I also adjusted the rear sight so it was being sighted in at the same time. I’m only neck sizing using a Lee 7.5 Swiss collet die, so no case lube is needed.

This will give an idea of the accuracy...4 shots touching at 30 yd with a 5th out. I’m sure it’s my vision with sights designed for a young soldier. Today at our 35yd plinking range, I couldn’t miss. Such a s-m-o-o-t-h action on a Krag.

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Do love the Krag. You know every time an Enfield is discussed, everyone comments on how it has such a smooth bolt action (Which is true) but I think the Krag's action is much more smoother. They are fun and easy to load also.
 
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