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post #1 of (permalink) Old 06-22-2011, 10:01 PM Thread Starter
frontiergander
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Location: Boncarbo, Colorado
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New gun in town

Cleaned her up and degreased it with gun scrubber, 60 strokes with JB Bore paste down the bore, internals were lightly coated with Barricade, head space was adjusted .013" outward for a slight crush fit on the primer to prevent primer blow by. One heck of a gun so far! An easy 4 shots and shes ready to go. I will be using this Optima with 100gr Blackhorn209, 250gr Aerolite Powerbelt on my New Mexico mule deer hunt this September.




After 8 shots.



Tomorrow shes gonna get a work out at 100 yards and possibly even 150 yards.
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