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Thread: LSA55 22-250 Project

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    LSA55 22-250 Project

    Because I don't want to hijack @257weatherby 's thread.

    Picked up this LSA55 in 22-250. Last 4" of the barrel are pitted and looks real rough, the barrel is original and looks to have suffered a bit of corrosion from a suppressor without an isolator tube?

    Anyway got a box of Hornady 55 Vmax as previous owner said it shoots ok with em, and off to the range.

    3 groups later and it will do 12mm if I cherry pick a 3 shot group CTC, but real grouping capacity seems to be more around 25-28mm.

    MOG minute of goat I reckon.

    Ordered a Gunworks Spartan 41mm can, picked up a set of second hand CH4D dies, a box of 55 grain Nosler FBBT 'Varmageddons', some CCI large rifle primers and 2 tins of WW748.

    Just waiting on the box of Lapua brass.... and we will be able to see what she will really do.

    It doesn't cycle that flash with the 22-250 so I have sourced some 22-250AI brass and see what that does. FYI the spare 22-243 rounds feed great...

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    MIA somewhere in Nam 300CALMAN's Avatar
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    Reluctantly JAFA
    One of my favorite rifles ever the LSA-55 pity they didn't make lefties.

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    Yes ,Like the old LSA-55 had a minter in 308 , it could really shoot well.3 shot mag a bit of a bugger and they're like hens teeth. Beaut rifle.
    Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

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    how long is the barrel ?

    without a picture . .. it never happened !

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    Quote Originally Posted by rossi.45 View Post
    how long is the barrel ?

    Only a 20" but my last 22-243 was and I got 3850 with W748 and 55 grain SP



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