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I finally got to shoot this thing.

I had the XLR, a 3-9X40 Nikon Monarch on a Weaver mount and Leupold Rifleman rings.

150 gr Hornady RN
170 gr Remington Core Lokt
160 gr Hornady LeveRevolution

Temp 78
Wind 10 mph crossing
Humidity 41%

After shooting enough to sight-in with the Hornady 150 gr RN, I fired two three shot groups with these rounds. Both groups were right at 2.5".

The Remingtons shot to almost the same spot with the same results.

The LeveRevolutions shot 6" higher than the other 2 rounds. I still don't understand that, but I adjusted the scope and fired three 3 shot groups.

1.60", 1.75", 1.55"

I think I'll keep it!
 

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Yep sounds right for the Hornady's.. mine does the same
 

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Warthog said:
I finally got to shoot this thing.
Is it a 100 yard range?

Thanks
Mad
 

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Sorry. Yes, it's a 100 yard range.
 

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Warthog -

Sounds like you have a keeper! Too bad you didn't get to chrono the ammo!
 

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One thing with the Hornady Leverevolution is that the velocity has not fallen off like the RN or FP has. Mine shot 10 inches higher than my 170 RN load. After shooting a deer at 200 yards with no hols over and having the bullet take out the aorta, lung, several ribs and shoulder blade from the inside and then lodge near the rear quarter (straight on shot) I believe the Leverevolution is all that Hornady says it is. The retained weight of the bullet was 129.7 grains. The deer fell in its tracks. I cant wait to try the 35 Rem, 45-70 and 444.
 
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