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Old 11-19-2019, 10:01 AM
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Originally Posted by Dieppe42 View Post
1.5 inches was well inside of military acceptance accuracy. Many times these rifles will shoot a flat base bullet better than a boat-tail. The M2 ammo they were designed around is flat base. Deep cleaning may help, or not, sometimes the copper fouling acts as a "filler" in pitted barrels, dings at the crown or wear from old steel cleaning rods can also be a culprit.
If that's what it shoots then it is what it is I guess. That is one thing I am worried about after cleaning. It might be worse because the copper filled in the pitting. We'll see on the next outing.

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