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South Island Benchrest Championship: New Centrefire Record

Ian Owen (South Island Rep) Sets New Centerfire Record

21 December

We recently received notice that a new South Island small group record was set at the South Island Benchrest Champs held over Labour weekend. The group, as measured by the records committee, measures 0.226” (5.74mm) this is a five shot group at 200yds.

The Score

The Rifle Setup

  • Custom built Benchrest rifle BAT action
  • Scoville carbon fibre stock
  • Krieger barrel chambered in 6mm PPC
  • March 48x scope

  • Ammunition was loaded at the match using V133 powder
  • Fed 205m primer
  • 68gr Hottenstein projectiles