Western Knight Ultra-Lite sabotlessly

Western Knight Ultra-Lite sabotlessly

Postby sabotloader » August 3rd, 2014, 6:56 pm

I know it is not a word, but it works better for me versus 'less-the-sabot'. Anyway the experiment continues...

Anyway this morning I need to go shoot - I hate working it really interrupts my rec time. So even though it was to hot! really to hot to shoot - I went.

According to my range finder when I got to the Rock Pit is was 78 and warming very rapidly.

Decided I was running out of time quickly I just walked a bunch of birds to the rock wall as targets. Began loading and shooting...

I had knurled some bullets before getting here and I was ready to shoot. I knurled some Barnes XPB's 275 & 325 grain. Also some Lehigh and Bloodline bullets. I knurled the Barnes bullets with simple 'mil files' and from past experience I know I had to use an aggressive 'bastard' files on the Lehigh/Bloodlines.

The softer Barnes knurl very easily and I am able to get a lift on the surface of the bullet to get a diameter of 0.5015 to 0.502 on the other hand the Lehigh/Bloodline which are much harder and do not get the lift I need for a great grip on the lands...

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More experimentation is needed on my part or hopefully Lehigh Dave will make one that will work with machined barbs like the ones on his original Lehigh sabotless bullet.

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