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35 whelen ammo

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I am having a lot of trouble getting my 35 to group with hornady superformance and corelock ammo.My mounts and rings are tight but cant keep the thing on paper. I am tired of wasting time and ammo.This thing is all over the place I cant find any other ammo locally. What are yall shooting? Any help would be appreciated
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   vince80
If it's a cva then good luck. I went through a huge run around with cva over mine.They have the worst customer service. The best advice I can give is to really clean the bore of the rifle and make sure everything is tight. You can also check to make sure there isn't a burr on the crown of the rifle. It took awhile with mine but I was finally able to get a 3 shot group barely under 2 inches before I had enough of it.
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I also had trouble grouping my cva but I found that barnes 180 grain worked good for me
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   LUCKY-MAN
We had about 6-7 guys with 35's in our club tc's and cva's none would group at all with the hornady bullets but both shot great with the remington core lokt.
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   MallardZ
I shoot the Barnes 180gr in my TC Encore 26' Pro Hunter. Very accurate & extremely deadly. My brother shoot the 220gr in his Ruger #1 & it is extremely accurate. Make sure everything is properly tightened. Fore end screws on the Encore should be torqued at 10#.
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Is that 10 foot pounds, or 10 inch pounds ?
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   sf49ers
If you have the CVA Elite, I have the same gun and started with the same ammo last season. It would not hit a barn at ten feet with the Hornady Superformance Rounds. I went through nearly two boxes. After shooting the gun that many times, I took the gun apart. The pillar which locks to the forearm to the barrel bent and would not stay tight. I sent the gun back to the manufacturer and they welded it. When I got it back I switched to the 200 grain Federal Fusions and now the gun is a tack driver. The Hornady Superformance is terrible with accuracy in the .35 whelen. Trust me, this same thing happened to me with my CVA Elite. 35Whelen last season right before hunting season.
Again if it is a CVA Elite, remove the forearm and tighten the set-screw on the pillar. Also change the screw that goes through the forearm to the pillar which came with the gun, and replace it with a good stainless screw. Make sure you lock-tite everything. Bases, rings, and your Forearm stock screw. Switch to the federal fusion 200 grains and you should be golden. If it isnít the gun Federal Fusion 200 grain. I shot one deer last year at 225 yds in the marsh. It flopped immediately. Good luck!!!
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   MallardZ
10 in-lbs using a Wheeler Fat Wrench. Also recommend getting a new trigger spring from www.bellemtc.com to reduce the trigger pull. Mike also makes over-sized hinge springs that make for better accuracy.
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   Cajunsim
Just got an H&R, topped with a Barska and shot core loc-6 rounds and had it grouped nicely. I will say it was a little intimidating shooting the first couple rounds. Looking forward to taking (well at least attempting) a deer with it in October.
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