Dave, funny you should mention CCI-SV, 4 bricks arrived Tuesday morning.
Unable to find locally so I have to order on line. My favorite inexpensive ammo
for both rifle and semi-auto pistols. Shot a few rounds for testing/practice
off bipod and bag this morning. SW tailwinds, right to left across the range
at 10 to 15 mph, making for some interesting bullet trajectories.
Some 5 shot groups at 50 and 100 yards, serious spread at 100 yds
To get out of the wind, headed to the south side of the 50 yard range
closest to the side berm and tree line to try some mini-USBR targets.
More fun than shooting groups as I can see what the wind does to my shot pattern.
You can see when I caught a gust and where it sent the bullet.
I need to fabricate some shooting flags to start learning how to read wind and time my shots.
I've got holding my point of aim figured out, now I nead to learn how to adjust for wind.
CCI-SV fired from the Lilja is as good, or better, than Wolf ME from my factory CZ 22lr barrel.
50 yards off bipod and bag
Glen, I'm not all that knowledgeable when it comes to shooting, just an amateur.
But there is so much information available on line, regarding every possible tweak
that someone has thought up and tried, in order to squeeze the last bit of performance
from a handgun or rifle. There are pages of commentary and testing of bullet lubes
ranging from commercially available products to home made concoctions. I wanted to try some
bulk Federal 36 grain copper washed hollow points in the Lilja, but not without additional lubrication.
So I used some Echo 2 stroke weed eater oil to lubricate the bullets. Put a bottle cap full of the oil
on the bench, and as I pulled a round from the box, dipped it to just before it touched the brass,
then touched it to the edge of the cap to remove the excess before chambering.
Surprising how much of a difference that makes in the behavior of cheap ammunition.
Cut group size in half due to the drop in friction. Still not as accurate as match ammo,
but fun to play with and see the difference.
April 29, 2012
Not the closest to the bullseye...but not the farthest either.
Got lucky with the wind and caught a lull.
Ya' know, lunch tastes better for some reason, when you don't have to pay for it.
Edited by jaia, 29 April 2012 - 10:35 AM.