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Unread 01-10-2014, 08:27 PM   #16
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What type of weapon are you shooting? 1 MOA is not an unreasonable request.
Rock River Arms, standard A4 rifle length is what they call the upper, which has a heavy profile (not bull) stainless barrel, 20 inch, 1:8 twist. Easily sub 1 MOA with Winchester ballistic Silvertip and Remington core-lokt in 55 and a few others in 62 or below but I haven't found anything over 62 that is an MOA round with this gun. In fairness, this wasn't sold as a match accuracy upper. But if someone has similar experience in a 1:8 and does want to recommend a heavy round, I'd love to hear it. I may be at the limits of what this particular upper can do, which is fine.

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Unread 01-11-2014, 08:07 AM   #17
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Rock River Arms, standard A4 rifle length is what they call the upper, which has a heavy profile (not bull) stainless barrel, 20 inch, 1:8 twist. Easily sub 1 MOA with Winchester ballistic Silvertip and Remington core-lokt in 55 and a few others in 62 or below but I haven't found anything over 62 that is an MOA round with this gun. In fairness, this wasn't sold as a match accuracy upper. But if someone has similar experience in a 1:8 and does want to recommend a heavy round, I'd love to hear it. I may be at the limits of what this particular upper can do, which is fine.
From what I know about those, you are. Still not bad considering what it is.

Reloading to fine tune will be the best option you have. Hodgdon's Varget powder does well from me.
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