Remember from our primer testing?  Where we shot a 10 shot group using the Springfield XD(M) 4.5 OSP using Venom 3 MOA red dot and got these results on the right there?  1.7" group.  that was using mixed brass, metered, so the charges were between 6.2-6.3 or so.  We just ran the Dillon straight, without checking, and picked any old brass in the bucket, mixed head stamps using the cheapest primer we could find, which was Fiocchi Small Pistol Primers, that I think we paid like $32 for 1500.  Then we bought thousands of Berry's 100 RN .380 bullets.  (made for a .380 but work great in 9MM).  We paid like $65 per 1000.  So this was the cheapest, most accurate load we found that we plink with practicing at the range.  At 10 yards, doing 1.7" is good enough, way good enough.
BUT, what if we step it up with the same exact batch of bullets, made at the same time, same conditions?  The Springfield XD(M) is already a match barrel.  But this is a ~$850 dollar gun.  Are match barrels different? Or are match barrels basically similar?  Not the same folks...look...
CZ Shadow Target...and older one..with at least 6,000 rounds through it.  Versus a near brand new XD(M).  XD(M) about $850 dollars with Venom on it.  CZ Shadow Target with venom on it?  About $1550  That is almost DOUBLE.  And that is nothing, race guns that do "open class" and other guns like STI are easily $3000 and up for higher end ones.  In the realm of upper echelon target guns, the CZ here is a value for sure, for the results it puts out.  But make no mistake, there are varying degrees of Match barrels, and without a shadow of a doubt, the CZ is far, far more accurate using the exact same parameters as the test above...  that group is less than HALF as large.  10 shots.  First shot was test shot after cleaned bore to see where it is on target.   So we were not satisfied, so we tried something else...

Ok, running the same lot of metered SR4756 which was dumping between 6.2-6.3 just metering it without precise loading like 2 above...we just tossed some 95 grain Montana Gold Hollow Point bullets on, and just set a random OAL of around 1.085.  The point is, just pull any bullet out of the case, don't even look up what OAL it should be, and don't even bother with testing to see what load works better, just go with the above load conditions from the XD(M) and CZ and just change the bullet.  
10 yards, 10 shots.  Near same group size as the Berry's.  You see the point?

The point is, the better barrel you have, the less picky the load has to be, to be lights out accurate, the Match quality CZ barrel shoots near EVERYTHING very accurately, and if you spend time accurizing the load, it gets totally stupid and your groups go even smaller.  Its fun to shoot golf balls at 25 yards though...
We went back to 25 yards and shot the Berry's 100 grain RN out of the CZ, 7 shot group real quick.  Thats under 2" group using mixed brass, Fiocchi Small Pistol primers, SR4756 that was metered, not precise loaded.  The Standard deviation was like ~20 SD.  On all of the above.  That group is the size of a GOLF BALL.  Can you and your friends shoot golf balls offhand at 25 yards?  You can consistently with a CZ Shadow Target.  Imagine a fine tuned target load, with consistent measured powder and same brass.  More on that later...

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