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Don,


"I received the samples of the 6mm bullets, so while I'm waiting on Kelbly's to re-thread one bbl. and re-chamber another I took this opportunity to measure and compare the samples. My findings can best be described as "WOW". If I didn't have a system in place that I use to sort bullets, I would swear I had been measuring the same bullet in both base to ogive length and weight. Really great work Don!


Now on to my workhorse caliber. As we spoke on the phone, I would like to try some of the 6.5mm 139gr. bullets. I use 139 Lapua Scenars as my baseline for consistency, but they aren't my go-to bullet for important matches. I'm hoping that your bullets shoot as good as they look because if they do, I'll be ordering 500+. I also hope that the info I gave you on the phone was of some assistance to you. It's rare that I get the opportunity to speak with someone at length that understand the finer details of our sport in our little world. Again, thanks for the bullets, I'll report back as soon as I have a bbl. mated to a receiver."



Lloyd Smith

Shiloh, Ohio




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 Shooter Comments and Pictures:

Your comments and pictures are always welcome and I'll be glad to post them if you wish and approve!

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"Don, thanks for the great bullets! I won the Gulf coast 100 yard unlimited, came in second in the 200 unlimited, won the unlimited grand, won the Gulf Coast 100 heavy varmint, came in 5th in the 200 heavy varmint, won the heavy varmint grand and the two gun all using your bullets. I also shot two 100 yard 10 shot screamer groups of .143 & .148. The .143 was the small group in the 100 yard unlimited. My 100 yard 10 shot unlimited ag. was .2116. That is an excellent ag. for a 5 shot match and it was shot with 10 shot groups. My 100 yard ag in the heavy varmint was .1984 because of 1 errant shot otherwise it would have been .1500. I feel this was not due to my sudden brilliance as a shooter but mostly due to your bullets. Keep up the great work. You are a true artisan with those dies of yours."
 
Tim Oltersdorf
Fort Worth, TX

"Don

Just a note to let you know we will be shooting you're 6mm bullets exclusively in 2012. I had a couple boxes of another major manufacture and was driven nuts with the inconstant measurements so they went out. After measuring you're bullets I feel the time to measure them was wasted. You're bullets were dead on. Also let me know how the 6.5 bullets are coming."

Thanks John Hoover
Tyrone, PA

"Hey Don,  Look at this web page and see who's name is on the target. We sent them the rifle specs and the bullet manufacturer (you) but they didn't post that email. Hopefully, the readers of this sight will catch your name on the pics and may send you some business.  Good luck house hunting, Merry Christmas,"

Rick Rannacher

Greenville, RI














Hello Don, just a quick update. I have had excellent results with the 95 grain bullets I purchased from you. This picture is a typical +/- 1/4 moa group at 100 yds. on the second day of load development. I have shot a wild boar and a medium 110 pound doe around 175 yards and it is amazing how the energy is transferred immediately and the animals literally drop instantly. I was thinking about sending you some pics of the damage but they are not pretty ( lots of internal damage).  I also included a picture of the rifle I have been using. I hope you are settled in your new place and you are doing well.
 
Luis Oliver
Crystal River, FL
 
ps. I will be needing more pretty soon!!
























"Hey Don,

 

Just got back from our trip to Wyoming for antelope.  I took my new 6x47 Lapua out, loaded with your 95 gr flat base bullets.  We had really crappy weather, rain and wind, which made getting around and finding antelope tough.  We spotted a band of goats about 800 yards from the road and thought there was a buck in the group so I took the two boys on a stalk up over the hill.  Turns out there wasn’t a buck, so I decided to shoot a doe.  They spooked and started to go away from us, stopping to cross a fence about 350 yards out.  I hit one with the rangefinder, dialed in some elevation and picked a big one out.  The wind was probably blowing 25-30 mph right to left, and the doe was facing left.  I aimed just on the front of her rear ham and let one loose.  Dropped her like a ton of bricks, but she got up.  I worked the bolt and did the same thing, putting her down for the count.  When we got up there, I had 2 shots about 3” apart at the base of the neck/body junction.  The wind drifted the bullets about 24 inches!!!  Bullet performance was excellent.  Both shots exited with golf ball sized exit holes.  Meat damage was minimal.

 

A little later, our boys doubled up on two really great bucks for the area.  My boy is on the right (pic attached) his was 15”.  My buddy and his boy are on the left with his goat that was 14”.  They were shot with a 7-30 waters at 100 yards and my boy’s with a 243 at about 300.  He used the 6x47 to put a finisher in the neck at about 200…again, the accuracy and ability to place the bullet exactly where you want it was exceptional.

 

The next day was really rainy but not as windy.  My buddy used my 6x47 and dumped a doe at 200 yards with your bullets.  First shot was broadside and produced massive destruction to the heart/lungs, and exited with a golf ball sized hole.  She ran about 20 yards and stopped, quartering to us slightly and he put another in her.  This one angled back through the guts and REALLY made a mess of things inside, but it exited too.

 

Your bullets really held together nicely, and despite the massive internal damage, really didn’t ruin a lot of meat in the process.  I’d like to see what would happen if they were shot right through the shoulder bone, to see if it would hold together and plow through, or blow up on impact.  But the dang things are so accurate that bullet placement in the vitals, and avoiding hard bone is easy.  ;-)  Antelope aren’t tough animals, and are pretty easy to kill, but I think this was a pretty good testament to both the accuracy and effectiveness of your bullets.  I’ll definitely be trying them again on our whitetails here in PA."


Charlie Sterner

Gettysburg, PA














"Hi Don, Thanks for the fast response. I made a special trip to N.C. this week to help Dad test out the bullets you sent him in June. To our surprise, the 74 grain BT's shot  the best. I know that you wanted to send Dad a box of the ones that shot best, but because they shot so well, I want to buy him an additional box. We got a single ragged hole with the bullets seating 2 thousandths into the rifling. The group I shot today is the smallest I have ever shot! How do measure the group when it is just one over-sized hole? This is a problem I want ( an will ) have more often with your bullets! This is REALLY cool! Attached is a photo of the target we shot yesterday. I measured across the hole and then subtracted the dia. of the bullet and got .129 " for a group! WOW am I happy! You should see the big cheesy grin on Dad's face! He wants to put the target in a frame and hang it in the living room ( good luck getting that past Mom!) "

Your new best friends, Jim & Ken Mann
Whispering Pines, NC
Grafton, OH



"Don

I requested a sample of your 108 bullets when you first started offering them. Well, they arrived and got lost on my work bench. Sometime later, I had a new custom 6mm barrel with custom dimensions installed and was rummaging around on my shop bench...There the sample packet of bullets were. So I loaded the bullets in 6BR, WITH NO LOAD DEVELOPMENT, and went to the range to test the new barrel with 5 different bullets loaded to test. All the bullets shot well but when I shot your 108 I was astounded!! At 600 yds, I shot x after x after x!! I finished with about 14 or 15 x's out of the 20 shots.I was impressed to say the least.

When you are settled into your new home, please contact me as I would like to place an order for your 108 bullets."

Thanks,
Roy Cole
Fort Worth, TX
















































Hi Don,
 
"I am sorry it has taken a little while to get back to you. The 108's are great. I realize its a local shoot, but I won production class with my Savage LRPV 6BR Saturday using the 108's. 3 strings of 5 shots at 1000 yards, groups grew some through the day, but the wind was rising and the temp went from low 70's to 92 during the day. Included a couple of pics. Good groups, good score. Thanks! I will be placing another order soon.
 
On another note, I occasionally shoot 100 and 200 yard benchrest, I was thinking of trying one of your flat based bullets, maybe even for groups out to 300. Any thoughts or recommendations? Thanks"
 
Alan Stilwell
Winder, GA

"Hello Don Lahr, it was nice that you took my phone call yesterday and helped me with answers to my questions about your bullets, and making bullets that will shoot accurately. After reading and viewing your web site, I can say with certainty that you are, as far as I am concerned, THE MAN for making phenomenal bullets! Your attention to detail, your compulsion to perfection, is without question the reason your bullets not only look great but shoot great too! I am surely amazed by all those small targets sent in from other shooters. I can say that when I shot in the Super Shoot in the 90's, that the majority of the bullets available not hold a candle to yours. So Mr. Lahr, please take a bow knowing that you have reached a milestone in production that very, very few other bullet makers have been able to achieved, that is one hole bullets! I think you should advertise them as such...........ONE HOLE BULLETS............

Best to you and your company!"

Sincerely,

Richard Reno - Florida



"Don, I enjoyed talking to you. Here are the stats on my win with your bullets: 3/26/11 Tomball, Texas Gulf Coast unlimited 100 yards, 5 X 10 shot groups. ag. 0.2686", first place out of 27 entered.  Use it on your web site."
 
Tim Oltersdorf
Fort Worth,TX
 
Tim...
 
I mailed your second thousand yesterday and your Delivery Confirmation for those is nnnnnnn. Thanks! Your other 2000 are coming shortly after I get more jackets!
 
Don

"Hi Don,

I tried the 105's you sent last evening and one load was great.

30.0 Varget
105 touching lands
.360 3shot group @ 300yds

Didn't check velocity but that doesn't matter the way they shot. I'll see how they do at 300yd varmint shoot on Sat. The points on these bullets look perfect.

Thanks,"


John Myers
Winchester, IN

Don,


"My shooting is mostly prairie dogs, and here is how your bullets performed on them. First, the PD's don't die violent deaths. They go like stiff little soldiers, or bowling pins, and just fall over! Inspection reveals a super-clean little hole. No surprise here. The main issue is accuracy. I normally use 65 grn. V-maxes. They are accurate and explosive. At least I thought they were accurate. Your bullet absolutely amazed me at the accuracy at longer distances. The bullets went EXACTLY where I placed the cross-hairs of the scope. I can usually see impact through the scope, and at 200 yards or more, your bullets were right in there. The V-max is acceptable at minute-of-pd, but yours were laser-like!"


Bill Oviatt

Lander, WY



"Thanks for the reply Bughole!!! 

 

From what I have read , you sound like you are going to be very busy - especially with the Mid-West Varmint Hunter's Assoc. Match!!!!

Talking about your bullets , I have been out again this evening with the 6PPC and the 74 grainer's and had first round hits on bunnies at 241 / 297 / 314 / 368 / 340 and a 428yds, also shot a Fox at 279yds!!!!
Not a boast here but I have been making regular first round hits past 300yds with those 74 grainer's, and they are expanding well every time!!! 
Like I have mentioned before, that I am well impressed with the performance of these bullets!!! 
All the best......................"


RAY.......................



"Don: 

Just got the samples of your 105 and 108 gr 6mm bullets today.
They look very good. 

 

I weighed them all on my Pharmaceutical Scale from Denver Instruments, which
is capable of + or - .02 grain accuracy, and they were quite uniform, with a
standard deviation of the 108's at 0.0568.

This was a little better than a similar sample of Berger 108's that I also
checked.

I would like to order 500 of the 108 gr bullets."

 


Neil Adams
Billings, MT



"Don,
Got out to do some early testing with the 80 grain pills. I hit on a load with the third charge weight that gave me low .2's. Adjusted seating depth to .011 jam and got several mid to high .1's. That's awesome for this rifle. I'm extremely pleased with your bullets, and your attention to detail...up to and including the packaging. Keep up the great work, and I wish you well. You make a great bullet."

Mike Hennessey
Lake George, CO

"To Don Lahr at Precision Ballistics         June 18, 2009


Don,

I just finished a pretty good “wringing out” of your 66 grain 6mm bullets, and thought I would pass along the info to you. My 6 PPC bench rifle is on its second barrel and I’ve tried bullets from Berger, Gentner, Sierra, Hornady, and Bart’s. For the last couple of years I have shot mostly Bart’s and on a good “trigger pulling contest day”, Paper Tiger (the name I’ve given to my rifle) will shoot into the mid 1’s. It’s a Kelbly made Kodiak action, Kreiger barrel, Kelbly trigger , a March 40X scope and one of my Mahogany stocks.

 

So, on June 12th, God gave us a “trigger pulling contest day”, you know, NO wind and NO mirage and overcast, and I took advantage of it. Three groups (all of these are 3 shot groups) with Bart”s Ultra 66 grainers at .113. .184, and .161 for a .1526” average. Not too bad! Then your Precision Ballistics 66 grainers, 6 groups at .122, .160, .162, .151, .106, and .058 for a .1265” average. Even better.


My next test came on June 17th, with conditions the exact opposite. . . crosswinds at 10-15 mph. I watched the flags carefully and managed to shoot 2 groups with the Bart’s at .262 and .164, average of .213”. Your bullets posted four groups at .212, .307, .162, .127 for an average of .202”. That’s when I called and ordered 2000 of your 66 grainers. Thanks for making a good bullet."


John Maxson

Washington Court House , OH






















































Above are a couple of targets my friend, John Maxon shot with my 66.7gr FB bullets. The top target was a .101" and the bottom one a .132". Those Paper Tiger guys can really shoot!








































"Hey Don,
 
Thought I'd give you a little report on the 90 grainers vs. deer. They work. The attached photo is evidence of their effectiveness. This is my son, AJ. This deer was taken at 200 yards. The cartridge was a .243 Winchester. The deer was quartering slightly toward us. The bullet entered the meaty part of the front shoulder and then proceed to blast through the rib cage. Upon inspection of the carcass, we discovered that the bullet opened up a 1-1/2" entrance hole with no exit wound accept for a couple fragmentation lacerations. The lungs were mangled. The chest cavity was full of blood. The deer dropped within 10 seconds of being hit.
 
See you down range!"

Tony Dorschner
Director of Advertising, The VARMINT HUNTER Magazine®
Vice President, The Varmint Hunters Association, Inc.

"Thanks, Don. By the way at two matches I was second in the Texas state unlimited and heavy varmint grands, third in the TX state sporter and light varmint grands, was second in the TX state 2 gun and first in the TX state 3 & 4 gun all using your bullets. I am going to have to start referring to you as Her Bulletmeister Lahr."


Tim Oltersdorf

Fort Worth, TX

"Don,
     Greetings and thanks for the info about your new website. I'm writing to tell you your 6mm 88gr HPBT bullets are practically going through the same hole at 200 yards! Unbelievable! I am very interested in trying your heavier bullets for groundhogs. Thank you."

Gary P. Nastase
Beaverdale, PA


Wayne Dodge just swept the Midwest Hot Varmint Match with the best scores in Factory, Custom  and Aggregate. He says, "Don, I won Factory with your 68grBTs and Custom with your 95grBT. Thanks Don!!"


Wane Dodge

Marysville, OH









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"Don,

Sorry to be so long in giving you feedback on the 100 and 103 grain goodies you did for me. In my Hammonds build Panda actioned, Krieger barreled 6BR ... the sweet spot with the 100 seems to be around 30.0 gr. of Varget, seated .006 to .010 beyond the touch point and in cases that have been bumped .0015 from the previous firing. Groups run consistently in the twos with some going as low as .015 (three shot) MOA.  The 103 looks to be about the same as the 100. Good stuff. Nice website too. I am gone for a while and will keep you informed as the competition starts in the Spring."

Tom Rappath
Las Vegas, NV

Hello Don,


"Your 68gr BT with 6/9 ogive are awesome look at the jpg file.That is five shot´s at 100yard and twenty shot´s at 300yard with a little cross wind.

Thank you for your support".


Karsten Schulte

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Don...I shot some of your new 6.5mm bullets today FIREFORMING BRASS!! in my 6.5 X 47 IMP. First up -- 130gr largest group -1/2 inch. 2nd 123gr largest group 1/2 inch. 3rd. -- 139gr largest group 1/2 inch, maybe a tad bigger. boring, boring, boring. Can you make some shaped like a banana?? Later, when I got your 142gr bullets I got .5 X 1.5 at 300 and .6 X 2.0 at 500. I had 5 shells left, I turned the scope up 28.5 inches, took a bead on a 12 in. ringer at 1000 yds. The first shot went to the right, I put in 2 clicks and shot the other 4 shots. ALL 4 HIT THE RINGER, 3 in a 6 inch center !!!  Don, you definitely have bragging rights!    How do they compare? I'll put it like this; I've only shot your bullets, 130-139, one time at 3-5-and 1000 yds. I did not change the load at all, nor the dies. I just loaded them. These are the best groups I've ever shot. So far I've told several shooters what we're trying to accomplish, make the best bullet for the task at hand. After I told them I shot Lapua, some laughed, said I'd never out shoot Lapua. I did and I'll continue to do so. I'm having a hard time waiting for good weather so I can continue shooting.                               

 

   

Mike Koontz

New Enterprise, PA


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I took exact measurements and followed the equations in Bryan Litz's book to estimate the BCs for my bullets. I've listed them below. These are not official BCs, but have been proven at the range and should help find close come ups quite closely.


Don


Estimated 6.5mm BCs

Bullet    G1BC    G7BC
110gr     .469      .235
115gr     .491      .246
123gr     .525      .263
130gr     .555      .278
139gr     .595      .298
142gr     .607      .304



Don,

Here's something interesting. In my 6.5mm KL- your 115gr shoot better than Lapua 108gr. In my 6.5X47- your 130gr shoot better than Lapua 123gr. In my 260imp- your 142gr shoot better than Lapua 139. I tried the110gr-115gr-123gr in my KL today, the 115 are the best, 2960 fs.

I think this proves everything is important. Meaning case, primer, powder, bullet, twist, and everything else involved is critical. Thanks to you Don, I have 3 very accurate barrels. I must bring to your attention how nice and appreciative it is to have 6 bullet weights for one caliber. I was about ready to toss my 260 barrel, no way. Once I have the range built I'll do further testing at long ranges. In the meantime I'll have my deer rifle and my KL with me. If I get time I'd like to shoot all weights in my deer rifle ( 260imp ). It would make an awesome long range varmint and deer rifle.

I'm not done yet, but I'd like to say thank you for giving me the opportunity to work with you.

Mike..

New Enterprise, PA.

Now I gotta stop wearing my hat. Don't fit any more! Glad my pills are working well. Nice to know 110gr, 115gr, 123gr, 130gr, 139gr, 142gr, doesn't matter as long as everything else is tuned. Looks like it's fair to say my 6.5mm bullets all shoot sub 1/4 MOA as do my 6mm pills. Also nice that they all seem to have BCs the same or better than Lapua, and that they shoot better than them. That makes me feel like I have done something! Beating other good bullets really doesn't say all that much, but out-shooting Lapua is a different story!


Don

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Don,

     "Greetings! I wanted to show you this group I shot with your 6mm bullets at 100 yards. The temperature was 90+ in the shade, the mirage unbelievable. That's the reason #5 shot went high; I blew it. Shots 1, 2, 3, 4 & 6 went through one ragged hole that measured .356 across. Now that you have more jackets, I'll be ordering more soon. Take care and keep up the great work!"
 
Sincerely,
Gary P. Nastase
Beaverdale, PA

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Don,


Please build me 2000-130gr 6.5mm bullets!  I’m on the road on a business trip and will mail you a check for $992.80 when I return on Thursday (31 Oct).

 

I’m excited, because this ends my hunt for bullets and I’m very impressed with how easy these bullets are to get shooting. I literally did NO load development work – just used the same powder charge and OAL as I was using with the 130gr JLK load… and your bullets were going into the same hole, again and again.  The SD/ES spread was single digit.  Whatever you are doing, it is producing very consistent bullets.  My hit percentage should improve as result!  If I win any matches, I will credit the bullets!


Thanks again,


James Bailey

Arlington, VA


Note: Gunny Sergeant James Bailey placed a very good run down of my 130gr 6.5mm bullets on Sniper's Hide, comparing them with Berger, SMK, JLK and discussing ogives,BCs and performance. Here is the link to that discussion: http://forum.snipershide.com/range-report-exterior-ballistics/223699-new-6-5mm-bullet-options-precision-ballistics-my-field-experiences.html#post2825573

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Don:

 

Loaded these 100gr FB 6/9 yesterday, shot this a.m.  Am ordering 400 more today. See attached.  Thanks for some great bullets.

 

Brent
CA


Don,


I took my 260 and your 142gr to the range today. I have a witness to this. I busted 7 out of 8 clay birds. I flipped the one I missed and it broke when it hit the ground. At..............................600yds !!! Thank you for such accurate bullets.


Mike Koontz

New Enterprize, PA

Dear Don,


Received the 115 6mm bullets, looked at them,  measured them  and sorted them, Marvelous ! Thank you, going to shoot some groups this weekend !!!
Best  regards,



Steve Havener

Apple Valley, CA

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"These were 62 gr BT 8 ogival from Don Lahr . Performing very well."
Roy Arne Syversrud

Just a little bullet report: My friend Don Forbes was having a hard time with a rapid switch at the last Visalia match, and since he shoots free recoil, I suggested that he try shooting with his head up, so that he could gauge the switch better. The first time that he tried that was in a 200 yd unlimited match, that he was shooting his heavy varmint in for practice. He shot a .170, his first official screamer.....with your bullets. This was a good wrap up for his first year shooting in competition. When he started out, he put a lot of effort into trying to make other bullets work, and they did, up to a point. Finally he got back to yours, and with what he had learned about the consequences of certain dimensions, and a little better handle on tuning, had a greater appreciation of yours. Now it is pretty much all about the flags.


Boyd Allen

Fresno, CA

 

Don:

I wanted to let you know that your bullets have worked out great! I just finished up with the Mid-Range F-Class Nationals at Camp Perry Ohio. I finished 3rd overall in F-Class and won Match 806 beating all competitors with a 600-51x (600-60x is a perfect score). Your bullets have performed extremely well in my Dasher. I gave out your name to a few people and I know one has called to order. The only issue is I'm afraid they'll end up buying all the bullets!!!!

Just wanted to say thank you for getting the bullets out to me.

Thanks again,

Tony Horvath

Temperance, MI

Please scroll down. I moved comments down a bit to make room for new ones.

Don-

 

Hello, this is James Bailey from Virginia. This weekend, I’m heading out to WY for long-range butte to butte target shooting (1200 to 1900yd targets). I’m bringing a bunch of your 130gr 6.5mm’s…and they have shot like lasers inside 1000yds for me and absolutely hammering targets. I am super impressed how your bullets continue to print such tight groups out at 800+ yds. (And this is a tactical rifle, not a benchrest rig.) I know if I get the wind call right, your bullet will hit. I have no trouble getting bughole groups at 100yds, but when the bullets continue to bughole at 600yds, you know you have a great setup!

 

James Bailey

Virginia

Don...

 

I shot a 1/2 X 3/4 group at 500 yds with your 136's. I gave your card to a 6 br shooter after he saw my group.


Mike Koontz

Pennsylvania

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Precision Ballistic 64 grains BT at 100mt...five shoots Group. Thanks so much!


Marco Canciani

Rome, Italy

Hi Don,

My previous order of 139gr 6.5mm bullets shot great! Thanks for putting out such a perfect product. Your product has almost eliminated my sorting process. I still do it out of habit, but find very little differences between bullets. Please let me know approximate delivery time for 500 more 139gr 6.5mm bullets. Thanks again.


Devin Wigget

Oregon

Don, just wanted to let you know how well your 6mm bullets shoot.  On May 16, I won the NBRSA Light Gun at Columbus, Wisconsin with your bullets and a new Muller barrel.
 
Thanks,
Bill Zaborowski
Wisconsin

First test with my new 66 grains by Don Lahr , sorry for my small flier on first shoot Group that ruined my good work.


Marco Canciani

Italy

200 yard groups doing load development. The penny is for reference. The hole in the bottom left is from my holepuncher for organizing in my notebook.


Joe Cannon

North Carolina

10 shots 300 yard groundhog match with 108 6mms. The low right shots were shooter error. — with precision ballistics llc.


Joe Cannon

North Carolina

My 6.5 130's showed up yesterday.
All my brass is clean
My Creedmoor and my 6.5x47 are clean
And I'm on vacation this week.
Hmmm, What should I do?


Jim Esarey

Indiana

I have fired 32 of your 130gr 6.5's down my 6.5x47 bench rifle. The rifle locked in at shots 21-24. I am very happy with your bullets. Thank you for building a top notch product. Load testing was done at 150yd. I am going to drop the charge by .1 to .2 and it should be "bug-holing" after that.


Jim Esarey

Indiana

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Don Granstaff of Brush Creek, TN called to order 1000 6.5s the other day and told me he's been doing some serious winning with my 6mm 103s. He sent me this picture today shot with my 103s at 800 yards with his 6BRDX. I'm impressed. How about you?

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Don,

It was nice talking with you today. I can't thank you enough for putting out such a great product - the tolerances you manage to hold are amazing. I have given up sorting them.

I am shooting your 6.5 136's out of a 6.5 SAUM at 3020 fps. Knowing that I was going to hunt elk and mule deer, I did a good bit of testing with them prior to heading out to Wyoming.

With regard to precision of shots, on a good wind day, I am able to keep approximately 8 out of 10 shots on a 8" swinger steel at 900 yards, and the ones that miss just barely miss - no flyers. Distances inside that are pretty much automatic at that size target.

I tested performance and penetration at 400 yards by shooting through a 200 sheet pack of paper backed by a gallon of water, backed by a case of 36 one liter water bottles. The bullet passed through the pack of paper - the exit hole from the paper was a little larger than the entry hole. The bullet exploded the gallon of water and the first couple layers of water bottles behind the gallon. Bullet fragments continued through the entire case of water.

I then tested expansion performance at 600, 700, 800 and 900 yards on gallon jugs of water. The gallons at 600, 700 and 800 all exploded. The one at 900 showed significant expansion, but was not explosive like the others - which makes sense as the speed is down to around 1960 fps at this point.

The bullets performed just as well or better in the field.

I took a 6x6 elk at 620 yards. He took one step and laid down - the bullet did significant damage to his heart.

I also took a mature cow elk at 590 yards. She went 50 yards - the bullet made a mess of both her lungs.

To cap off the trip I took a nice mule deer at 290 yards. He went 10 feet before laying down - the bullet did significant damage to his heart.

Thanks again for putting so much time and energy into making such a fine product. I can't tell you how nice it is hunting with equipment in which I have total confidence.

Chad

St. Augustine, FL

A big thank you to Don Lahr and his bullets. Smallest group in the open Swedish Championship LV100 (actually the two smallest groups). Your great bullets play a part of the picture.


Roy Arne Syversrud

Norway

Hello don your 105s are the best bullets I have ever measured or weighed shot them in three matches so far won ground hog match 4 pieces of wood a  screamer and a group agg  range record  at 600 yds thanks


Eric Dove Bergton, VA

I just got back from 600 yards match with Paul Whitt and Tim Humpry. All of us winners with your bullets.


Johnny Tjioe


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Ben Boschee wrote:   
64gr FB 100yds. I think this will work....  hahahahaha!!!!   Thanks for a great product!!
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Larry Soper, Kennesaw, GA, 142gr load development, Geliseo 6.5mm Creedmore, seated OL 2.830 OG 2.157 , 5 shot group!

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Hi Don,


I just want to let you know that your bullets shoot fantastic. My son who is 14 yrs old has been shooting your 105's in 1000 yd match. He won the Jr light gun class at the world open 1000 yd match and since then shot 2 regular matches against the adults. The first match against adults he won his relay and finished 2nd for the day overall. The 2nd match he won his relay again for group and finished 10 in shoot off. He had the smallest group going but lost a shot due to harsh conditions. He had 9 shots under 5" with 10+ mph winds gusting. But unfortunately that's the way it goes. He now wants to shoot the IBS national 1000 yd match in September at West Virginia so I'm taking him.Again fantastic bullets!


Scott & Ty

Orangeville, PA

Don,
Thanks for busting out that order of 142 VLD's with short notice.  I've got them dialed in at 600yds and shot a 599-44X in rain and wind ahead of hurricane Nate at day 1 of our La. State Championships today.  The vertical was near 1.5" over 60 record shots and the puller said I had one string of 5 x's that would 'fit under a nickel'.  I can't thank you enough for your effort.
Have a blessed evening,

Robin Ardoin

Don,

 I won Shooter of the Year Sunday in the MWVMS circuit.  What the results list doesn’t show is that I was shooting your 105s in both guns.  I scored a 47 on both 400 yard targets.  It was those last two targets that pulled me up into first place for the match and for SHoTYr.  The bullets you are turning out definitely shoot!

 Best regards,

 Ron Goodger

I shot a 298 3x at last match with your 103s!!! 3-10 shot groups �dc40 at 300yds! Leslie Fallin 
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Hi Don,

This past weekend I scored my first 600-42X in AR-Tac using your 6.0mm 105gn pills.
One guy who called me had heard about it from someone who was there. He asked me about the match and my rifle. I sent him a picture of your card. I hope he gets in contact with you.The 6.5mm 130 gn pills arrived a day early. You pack very very well.
Thanks again for good work
Werner Lurtz

1/12/18-My Congratulations go out to Peter Johns who just won the NRLSA 800 held at the Valdina Ranch Range, home of the World's Longest Shot Challenge, shot at 500yds, 750yds and 1080yds with my 108gr VLD bullets. I understand he refers to my pills as Thor's Hammer!

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Don,

Attached is a Dtoad (Dave Todd) target I shot Saturday at the Farmland range with your bullets using a stock Savage.  It’s the same gun I used last year in factory class to win shooter of the year on the Dtoad targets.  I think your bullets have been a big help.

Best regards,

Ron Goodger Cassopolis, MI

Don, thanks for making a great bullet!

I won my first at 1000yds and also my first ‘clean’ with a 200-10x. Those 142’s make this fun come alive.

Robin Ardoin