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Thread: RMR 69 gr OTMs

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    Quote Originally Posted by MarshallDodge View Post
    I stepped away from testing the 69 RMR bullets for a minute but found that TAC performed pretty well. Around 24 grains was easy on the primers, even on an 80 degree day, with Lake City brass.
    I think I left of at 23.2 or so. The CCI primers are giving me horrible SDs, and I even had one failure to ignite last Sunday. I need to get pics of it.
    "What would a $2,000 Geissele Super Duty do that a $500 PSA door buster on Black Friday couldn't do?" - Stopsign32v

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    I'm running the CCI 450 which has a thicker cup and lights off the ball powders with ease.

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    The primers I'm running are CCI 41s. (exact same as 450s) When I say it failed to ignite, I mean the primer didn't ignite, not the output charge. Decent pin strike on it. I'll try to get pics.
    "What would a $2,000 Geissele Super Duty do that a $500 PSA door buster on Black Friday couldn't do?" - Stopsign32v

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    I just received this from an RMR email

    69 Grain .224 2nds
    500 - $75.00 (15 per bullet)
    1,000 - $130.00 (13 per bullet)
    2,000 - $255.00 (12.75 per bullet)

    The 2nds shoot about the same as the good ones for me.

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    I've been getting the Midwayusa SMK 77 blems for 17-18 cents. Worth the price spread. I do like the 69s. And I'd buy the seconds in a heartbeat if the 77 blems weren't an option.
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    The 77 blems shoot really well for me, typical groups are half the size of the 69 RMR, and do better in the wind.

    69s for steel inside 600, 77s for beyond that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by markm View Post
    I've been getting the Midwayusa SMK 77 blems for 17-18 cents. Worth the price spread. I do like the 69s. And I'd buy the seconds in a heartbeat if the 77 blems weren't an option.
    This is where Im at. The 69s will hit kyl large and medium plates, but head hunters and that last bit, they tend to not quite be able to get consistent hits.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MegademiC View Post
    This is where Im at. The 69s will hit kyl large and medium plates, but head hunters and that last bit, they tend to not quite be able to get consistent hits.
    Last two weeks I've been seeing a lot of horizontal stringing with the RMRs. I'm halfway ok with their so-so accuracy because if they were really accurate, I'd be a tight ass about slinging them.
    "What would a $2,000 Geissele Super Duty do that a $500 PSA door buster on Black Friday couldn't do?" - Stopsign32v

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