The top cluster was a 100-yard benchrest group, and the bottom group was shot off-hand using the leather sling and kneeling position. While the top group indicates this load is not very accurate, note that the off-hand group, other than point of impact being lower, was only slightly larger. The rifle is a custom-made .280 Ackley Improved.

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