360 No.5 Holland & Holland

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360 No.5 Holland & Holland

Joined: 25 Feb 2012, 15:55

15 Aug 2017, 14:27 #1

As a follow up to my heavy bullet question, I decided to swage some lighter bullets and see how they work. So, I went with a paper patched .366" diameter 150gr bullet and 16grs fff black powder. They shot well although a little slow at around 890fps so there is room to improve with some more powder compression. Here's a pretty neat shot catching the bullet in flight.

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Joined: 23 Feb 2009, 18:36

15 Aug 2017, 21:19 #2

Huvius - Very nice rifle and good shooting to boot!