Spent the day punching sub 1 MOA groups from my T3 lite .30-06 with my handloads.
150 Grain Hornady SST
IMR 4451: max load of 57.8 grains Compressed
Primer: CCI 200
5 shot group using this load, measured .791″ CTC. @ 100 yds lasered.
according to Hodgdons 2017 manual, it shows 57.8 grains of 4451 out of a 24″ barrel going 2960 fps. My prochrono digital shows 2840 fps. Not that 2840 is a slouch, but… does almost a 120 fps difference sound right to you guys? the 22 5/8″ barrel isn't THAT much short. i expected 20-40 fps difference, not 120. my barrel looks really tight, cleans up beautifully, etc.
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