Trends in BPCR Long Range Shooting

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Re: Trends in BPCR Long Range Shooting

Post by semtav » Fri Apr 09, 2021 7:05 pm

bruce m wrote:
Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:37 pm

in actual fact properly chambered pp rifles, groove diameter throatless chambers, and groove diameter throated chambers, will all probably shoot well.
the one fact that will allow this to happen it the necessity of having a bullet that properly fits fired cases, freebore if any, and bore if any of the bullet goes there.
other than that the twist must suit the bullet length.
then you just go and work up a load rather than using someone else's advice on best load.
all the above is homework and thinking that goes with.
bruce.
I agree with that 100%.
When i started shooting the 2 7/8 at last year's postal I did none of the above. I just took a bunch of components from my 45-90 and stuck them in a 2 7/8 case. It was just pure shithouse luck my chamber fit my components.
Had it been a Shiloh chamber it would have been a total disaster and would been in the back of the safe like hundreds of other 45 2 7/8s.
It wasnt til Kenny started working with the DD bullet that I started measuring things and figuring out why it worked.

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Re: Trends in BPCR Long Range Shooting

Post by Kenny Wasserburger » Sun Apr 11, 2021 2:32 pm

Glad,

That my efforts are thought promoting, can’t have a better epithet than that. This has been a hell of a ride since 2007, when started PP. And even more so since I started this thread in 2004.


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Re: Trends in BPCR Long Range Shooting

Post by bpcr shooter » Mon Apr 12, 2021 3:16 pm

Kenny Wasserburger wrote:
Sun Apr 11, 2021 2:32 pm
Glad,

That my efforts are thought promoting, can’t have a better epithet than that. This has been a hell of a ride since 2007, when started PP. And even more so since I started this thread in 2004.


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And I hope that in another 17yrs from now your still here telling us stories, giving us info, and helping us ALL!! Most of us dont say it enough til its to late....THANK YOU!!


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Re: Trends in BPCR Long Range Shooting

Post by Kenny Wasserburger » Mon May 17, 2021 4:18 am

Matt,

I appreciate your kind comments, a great deal. I think in some small way this thread has helped promote the sport, and furthered our knowledge base, at least that was my initial goal.

At this time dual Diameter bullets have my full focus, it’s Bruce M, Arnie S. and Distant Thunder’s fault.


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Re: Trends in BPCR Long Range Shooting

Post by Distant Thunder » Mon May 17, 2021 7:09 am

Kenny,

I accept my share of the blame, but Arnie is the one who opened my eyes to the idea of fitting 1800s style bullets to modern day chambers and it was a good fit indeed! I'm pleased to have had a part in it.
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Re: Trends in BPCR Long Range Shooting

Post by beltfed » Mon May 17, 2021 7:49 am

Thanks for the Kudu's , Jim
Arnie

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Re: Trends in BPCR Long Range Shooting

Post by flatsguide » Thu Jun 17, 2021 8:35 pm

Kenny, first I want to thank you for this informative thread, and to thank others here who freely share their hard soon knowledge. With all your help with PP bullets I manage to win or place in most of the BPCR I attend. I consider myself pretty fortunate that I can still compete at 83, but getting down on the ground ain’t hard for Silhouette shooting...it’s geting up; I need a better BC. For that reason I’m only shooting 200 yd bullseye now sitting on my butt. I know they have a provision for sitting in silhouette matches but can’t hold the rifle offhand for the chickens.
I shoot my own design DD .45 cal. Bullet that Arne helped me design and will be shooting a match next week with the patch just down to the bullet base...this was an improvement in accuracy over bullets that had patches that were folded over the base by .063”. 16:1 alloy.
Kenny, a few pages back you posted some targets but I could not see the distance they were shot at.?

Cheers Richard

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Re: Trends in BPCR Long Range Shooting

Post by Kenny Wasserburger » Fri Jun 18, 2021 1:28 pm

Richard those were all at 200 yards.

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Re: Trends in BPCR Long Range Shooting

Post by flatsguide » Fri Jun 18, 2021 2:49 pm

Thanks Kenny!
Cheers Richard

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