What Are Your Most Accurate Factory Production Firearms?

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  1. skydiver

    skydiver
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    Let's stick with factory production "off-the-shelf" guns for this thread. Non-custom guns please.
    Slight modifications are fine, but let us know if they've had any and what mods they have.
    Rifle, pistol, revolver, shotgun, whatever.

    Mine would be:

    1. S&W 629 Ported 44 Mag revolver...before side lock.
    2. Savage Mark II FV bull barrel accu-trigger .22 LR bolt-action rifle.
    3. "Baby" Glock Gen. 2 model 26 9mm...I know it's a fluke, but groups like crazy!
    4. Kimber "Made in Clackamas, Oregon" 1911 .45 ACP...made before the move to New York.

    None of the above have had any modifications.
     
  2. nwo

    nwo
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    All of them. I'm the one that isn't accurate.
     
  3. Greenbug

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    I usually have a hard time avoiding tinkering with my guns, but I have a few that were so good right out of the box that I didn't want to risk messing with them by attempting any "improvements".

    1. Armalite M-15A4T Carbine 5.56x45. This rifle out groups most of my bolt guns!
    2. S&W 651 .41 Remington Magnum. Amazingly accurate with just the factory iron sights, commonly 1" groups @ 30 yards off a rest.
    3. Remington 700 Classic .221 Fireball. Sagerats beware!
    4. Ruger Mark II stainless 5.5" 22 LR. I like to shoot empty shotshell hulls with this one until I cant hit them or see them anymore.
     
  4. Nwcid

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    Bushmaster Varminter
    Ruger 77/22
     
  5. Dave Workman

    Dave Workman
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    I own a Marlin MR-7 and XL7, both in .30-06 and both are dead-bang accurate with my handloads. I also own a Model 99 Savage that was my grandfather's and a Savage American in .308 Win. that is more accurate than I have so far made it.
     
  6. d2the3

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  7. deadeye

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    Remington 788 in 243 using my loads.

    Kimber CDP custom .45.
     
  8. Nutty4Guns

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    The only guns I get a chance to shoot very often are my handguns. Of those, I would have to say my S&W 686 4" is the most accurate.
     
  9. Toxic6

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    I was impressed with my XDm 9mm when I first gave it a run. It made me look like a decent shot ;) (and the fact that I found a plastic gun that I liked was even more amazing).
     
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    wolfcreed
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    1903 Springfield - Almost a 100 years old and shoots like it was built yesterday.
     
  11. kukusya

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    Stevens 200 in 30-06. Cheap and shoot well
     
  12. hermannr

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    Most accurate out of the box?

    Rifle? Rem 700 BDL in .264 win mag (purchased new in 1964). Pistol? High Standard Trophy (Camden,CN manufactured).
     
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  13. ZigZagZeke

    ZigZagZeke
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    S&W (Howa) 1500 in .30-06
    Ruger MkIII .22LR
    Bushmaster Varminter (not quite off the shelf with a SS bull barrel)
     
  14. slofyr

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    OEM production Walther/Hammerli FP60. 10-100 gram trigger, 1090 gram overall weight, capable of punching out a 2" 10-ring, offhand [as in 'one hand'], from 164 feet [50 meters]. Huge grin factor.

    Carl Walther Sporting Weapons - Products - Sporting Arms - Target pistols
     
  15. Benihaus

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    my ruger mkII "great eight"... darts
     
  16. Ironbar

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    My Tikka T3.
     
  17. nubus

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    Kimber Custom Classic 1911 (Clackamas)
    Springfield TRP Tactical 1911 Stainless

    These two guns have helped me take my pistol skills to a whole new level.
    I love my Sigs, but never realized how much tighter groups could get!
     
  18. jonn5335

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    Tikka T3 7mm rem my best group at 200yrds 3/4in
    pre 64 model 94 30/30 1in at 100
    Ruger redhawk 44 mag killing beer cans out to 50yrds freehanded open sights
    Ruger 10/22 if I told you about some of the shots you would'nt believe it anyway
    Beretta 92A1 one of the tightest grouping 9mms I've shot
     
  19. billgrigsby24

    billgrigsby24
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    All my firearms are super accurate at 2 inches away!!!

    My Remington 700 .270 and my Winchest M70 Featherweight .308 are both highly accurate. I've put 3 consecutive rounds through 1 hole with the 270 twice. But like everyone else, the gun shoots much better than I do!
     
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  20. AngryRedTicTac

    AngryRedTicTac
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    My favorite thing to do is get people to shoot my little Smith 3913, it is a brilliant little gun, and never fails to impress with it's accuracy. Looking forward to a larger rifle, right now it's just my Sig 522, which is pretty accurate for a semi auto .22, but it isn't quite what I'd call a tack driver at longer ranges.
     

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