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SHOT Show 2020 – Day 4

Friday, the fourth and final day of SHOT Show.  Many of the attendees have already left town.  It’s a great opportunity to tie up any loose ends, say goodbye to a few people, and then head back home. I stopped by the Sierra booth to see what they had on display. For those unaware, Sierra […]
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300 Win Mag – Federal Gold Medal Match – Enhancing the 190 SMK for the Thompson Center Compass

In this video we complete the 5 powders (Vihtavuori N560, Alliant Reloder 23 and 26, and Hodgdon H4350 and H1000) we test to clone the Federal Gold Medal Match 190 SMK load in 300 Winchester Magnum. We study the velocity and barrel time graphs to pick our best options for out performing the factory ammunition. We evaluate our performance in quick load to see what loads might give us the best performance in our very finicky Thompson Center Compass. Winchester Brass and primers are used.