My new baby ZG 47 in 9.3x62

Discussion in 'Up To .375' started by 8x68, Apr 23, 2019.

  1. Witold Krzyżanowski

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    I agree with you.
     

  2. Witold Krzyżanowski

    Witold Krzyżanowski AH ENABLER AH Legend

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    Nice story Jon.
    Witold
     

  3. Fastrig

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    Great rifle, congrats!!
     

  4. Graham Hunter

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    Just got back from SA. Was using my CZ 550 9.3X62. 286gr. Nosler Part. Bang Flop!!
     
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  5. jwood1284

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    Nice looking 9.3! I just picked up a CZ550 American in the same chambering.
     
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  6. 8x68

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    Thank you. Sorry haven't been on the site for a bit (yes I hang my head in shame).
    In answer to your questions, I picked it up at Switzer's Auction in Bancroft, ON. They have some pretty neat stuff come across there fairly frequently. Got into a bit of a bidding war with a guy that lives about 40 mins NW of me. We were both bidding on ZG 47's in 8x57 & 9.3x62. He got the 8x57 and I the 9.3.

    Would have liked to been in Jon's shoes...wow that's pretty cool!
     
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  7. Shootist43

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    I think you got the best of that deal. I'd sooner have the 9.3 any day.
     
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  8. 8x68

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    Agreed. 8x57 was in really nice shape though. Can't have them all
     

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    I love the BRNO action over any other
     

  10. Mr. Zorg

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    +1 on your great score on that rifle!
     

  11. 8x68

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    Update. Well I finally got to shoot the ol' girl. After mounting and sighting in a new scope, the last three shots cloverleafed 0.30" at 100yds! Wind was blowing at 40mph on a diagonal from behind me as well. I was impressed! Load was using 285gr PRVI SP's. My CZ 550 9.3x62 will do the same with 285gr Lapua MEGA's as well.
     
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    You’ve got a shooter, congrats!
     

  13. Fastrig

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    The PRVI SP’s are great rounds. Picked up six boxes for practicing at around $1 a round and was very pleased with the performance
     

  14. Witold Krzyżanowski

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    8 x 68 you have made a very good choice This is a great rifle.
    Welcome in the ZG47 club.
    Witold
     

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