WCChapin | Range Report: 03-A3 Target Rifle | First Ten Test Shots for Initial Load Evaluation

The first two groups from the Hart barreled 03-A3 – taken from 100 yards on a misty day with intermittent sleet. Mark and I managed to make it through the ten shots without getting too cold and wet!

26 7/8″ Hart 1:11 Twist Barrel
Redfield Palma Rear and International Match Front Sights
Some Sort of Replacement Trigger – I haven’t looked at it yet!

PPU Brass – Annealed, Full Length Sized, Trimmed, and Mandrel Expanded
Sierra 180 Match King
Remington 9 1/2 Primer
55.6 Grains IMR 4350
3.32 COAL, Approximately .025″ Off Contact
2,774 Average FPS

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