308 Winchester was released for the iconic Winchester Model 70 bolt action rifle. In comparison, Midway lists 130 factory loads for the. 0 grains and give her a try tomorrow!. The IMR load clocked out at about 2725 as I expected, both the CFE223 and Varget loads clocked around 2600. 308 in ballistics, there are few that perform as consistently as the. Pulled the one shot. The chamber was cut with a tight neck. 308 Winchester,. 7mm08 · Registered. 2150 South 950 East Provo, UT 84606. It is sometimes confused with the similarly named Russian 7. Based on my shooting experiences, off the bench doing load development and in real-world hunting situations, I feel comfortable saying the. So Varget in my previous testing didn't give much results. This is a discussion on Load Development 308 within the Ammunition forums, part of the M14 M1A Forum category; Load Development 308 I have a question for you reloaders out there Reloading for M1A and AR10308 I've been reloading since 1986but only pistol. [email protected] T/C Compass 308 - 168gr AMax & IMR4064 - Load Development 0. 308 Winchester with 168gr Sierra Match Kings and Hodgdon Benchmark, H335, H4895 and IMR 8208-XBR. 020" off of the lands using 168 gr Hornady BTHP over 41. , frank 26-05 60 pix, speaking frankly comments on sub-sonic loads burmeister, robert 27-09 30 pix the remarkable round ball is right for breechloading rifles marshall, jr. 308 Winchester : Sierra : 168 : Match King : Varget : 42. Just picked up a. During load development with 75gr Amaxes, it put three consecutive charges. 308 bolt inspection. New for 2020 is our custom load development program. To summarize, SAAMI pressure ratings reflect load development done with pressures limited to the MAP. I'm a little hung up on where to go next. I took the new Kimber 84M Montana out for a test drive today. However, it is possible. 308 load will blow up an M1, M1A, or AR-10, but hot loads will beat up the gas system, especially in the M1A. Contact Us - Advertise - Home. I had previously developed a load using the 185 Jugg and 40. 0 Grain of Trail Boss 170 Grain Round point 30-30 bullet. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 7 of 7 Posts. The AR 10 platform will digest almost any reasonable load. The final result of initial load development might not be the exact. I saw a good deal on PMC. Was one day's load development. 7), and that is your starting load. 62X51, so powder volume % will be different. 5 Bolt Carrier Group Black Nitride ODIN Works LR-308. 308 load development. While there are exceptions, you’d expect to find a 45-70 in a lever action (or single shot rifle), just as you’d anticipate […]. While reloaders will indubitably try to hotrod the cartridge, factory ammunition is limited to 58,000 psi and shoots the 140-gr A-MAX (BC 0. Further load development might close the gap a tad, but I'd be surprised to see handloaders duplicate factory load speed with propellants now available, at acceptable chamber pressures. Aug 2, 2019 #1 I've developed what I thought was a pretty accurate target round but have issues now I've shot it over 100m. This data is for Hornady and Nosler factory ammo using a 24 inch barrel and a 200 yard zero. Pressures will be below the maximum allowed for this cartridge and perfectly safe to use! Take 70% of this powder charge weight (multiply the maximum load from step 1 by. 300 Win Mag are so popular in North America, users of the. November 20, 2013. 5 Creedmoor to 150gr Nosler E-Tip (. The 308 with 200 grain bullets will cleanly take any game animal in Alaska. This is my first 308, I do reload for my other Calibers though. This article was written in 2014 for the Sierra Bullets Blog. I decided to replace the RCBS dies that I purchased back in the 1980’s with Hornady Custom grade dies after I saw a concentricity test done on YouTube. The 308 is an extremely easy cartridge to reload. 5 Creedmoor factory loads, but all the adding made my head hurt. The 6th Edition Nosler manual shows. Long Range Load Development for F-Class. On the surface, the task appears daunting as one seems to be faced with having to trying hundreds of combinations in different loading manuals to find one that works well in your particular firearm. From this point, I started working with H-322 and Nosler. Where is the best place to start? The Hodgdon Reloading Data Center (RDC) lists 21 different powder types that can be used in the. Choose the. 308 Winchester Load Development Reloading. 308 Win precision rifle information. This data is for Hornady and Nosler factory ammo using a 24 inch barrel and a 200 yard zero. 308 rifles shooting, I bought a box of 500 once-fired military surplus 7. The Discreet Ballistics 308 Win 188gr Selous Subsonic Hunting load was conceived as part of a two load system. Very pleased with this load development. Pressures will be below the maximum allowed for this cartridge and perfectly safe to use! Take 70% of this powder charge weight (multiply the maximum load from step 1 by. I am doing load development for my 20. my old data shows 2230 as a good powder, and also 748. 308 Winchester, choice of brass is not so simple. , frank 34-08 60 pix, speaking frankly. Load Development and Accuracy Testing Now that I had the rifle, I had to determine what to feed the wee beastie. Trijicon has led the industry in the development of superior any-light aiming systems since the company’s founding in 1981. I will be using Varget powder. One great advantage of handloading is adjusting the ballistics to suite a particular need. From there we decided to do testing from 42 gr to 46 gr in 0. 0007” expansion, and should be measured on the belt. Here, you load up one case each in 1% increments (0. Recently, I fired a number of handloads in my bolt-action. 5 Creedmoor factory loads, but all the adding made my head hurt. In part 1 of our two part series on load development, we were presented with an approach which we believe is objective and fact based, and corroborates some of the things that we have observed during our own load development. 308 is a mid-range rifle powder, which gives the reloader a large selection of appropriate choices. 308 load development. I am trying to tune in my brothers Savage 10FPLE2A with a 26" barrel. The biggest difference on 308 vs. 62X51, so powder volume % will be different. The trend is toward shorter barrels for rifles chambered for the. The barrel is from Hart, heavy and fluted. Yes this was only three rounds and not statistically significant, so here's some additional context: Based on our experience, and as outlined in our load development videos, our optimal loads correspond to those with the lowest SD. We use premium name brand bullets, quality powders, and top of the line primers. Rambling about the 308. This is my recommendation for anybody trying cast bullets loads for the first time in a military rifle without prior load development. I used the ladder method to narrow the charge range for velocity consistency. 308″ bullets within the United States over the last century. Load #1 - Federal Gold Medal Match, Factory ammo. 8-inch overall length. 3D Printer Project Page; Bullet Swage Dies and Punches; 308 Scout Rifle Build; The VZ-58 Build; Pawn Shop 30-06; Photogrammetry Drone; What Started it All: Spud Guns; Local Business. Preferred Brass For a 6BR, there is one clear choice in brass-Lapua, with Norma the only real second choice. As far as seating depths, that too varies from bullet to bullet and barrel to barrel. Guys, I recently launched on a load development program to clone the Federal Gold Metal Match loads in 168 gr and 175 gr varieties for my PA-10 (18" barrel) and my son's Aero Precision AR-10 build (20" barrel). 469 BC) and 178gr Hornady ELD-X (. The following data was developed in A rifle built on a Hall BR action. Notice on the sheet that it appears the rifle would shoot just about any load within the data range acceptably. The Discreet Ballistics 308 Win Selous Subsonic Hunting load was conceived as part of a two load system. 62x51 ammunition, and comes complete with an installed barrel extension. Looking for reloading data that is not in our reloading manual or listed below? We can help you out! Call us at 660-460-2802 for the latest load data for newly released bullets. So after having my test loads sit in the safe for 3 months, I finally got out onto the range with a chrony. 308's love these bullets for 150 yards or less target shooting. I found the 6. 308 satterlee load development 1. I decided to replace the RCBS dies that I purchased back in the 1980’s with Hornady Custom grade dies after I saw a concentricity test done on YouTube. All data supplied is use at your own risk! Read disclaimer at top of forum. 5 Creedmoor, Precision Rifles, Reloading 0 6. 308 Winchester as a sporting round—the feud would have settled down, but it certainly doesn’t look that way. The premium projectiles in weights that the. The worst case sampling of 10 in the production lot shouldn't exceed the MPSM, and the worst case single cartridge shouldn't exceed the MEV. The Outdoor Generalist 3,304 views. 700-3-2 Logistics COMPLETE ROUND CHARTS AMMUNITION THROUGH 30 MILLIMETER Paragraph Page Purpose----- 1 1. Methodical load development by Discreet Ballistics has created a system which will minimize point of impact shift allowing the shooter greater confidence when it. There is a better way. QuickLOAD has a default database of predefined bullets, cartridges and propellants. Nickel and brass casings are available in mixed headstamp lots, and we also offer 100-piece lots of Remington-Peters casings. Mark had the following to say about his build. World-renowned for its innovative applications of tritium and advanced fiber-optics, Trijicon manufactures the most advanced riflescopes and sights for tactical and sporting applications. As far as seating depths, that too varies from bullet to bullet and barrel to barrel. Once fired 308 brass is available for sale from Capital Cartridge in lots of 100 casings and in nickel-finished lots of 50 casings. I am interested in knowing of any successes/failures from handloaders who have used Varget in their. Re: Post your pet Subsonic. 6 gr of Varget. 65 West Main Street Hancock, MD 21750 Phone: 240-347-4883. com) for $85 delivered to my door. I decided to replace the RCBS dies that I purchased back in the 1980’s with Hornady Custom grade dies after I saw a concentricity test done on YouTube. I've tried the hornady interlock SP's and the Sierra game king. Instead, I’ll say MidwayUSA lists 53 factory loads for the 6. Guys, I recently launched on a load development program to clone the Federal Gold Metal Match loads in 168 gr and 175 gr varieties for my PA-10 (18" barrel) and my son's Aero Precision AR-10 build (20" barrel). Need targets? You can save money and a trip to the gun store by making them right now, on your own printer. I tried counting all 6. Custom load development for any caliber. The IMR load clocked out at about 2725 as I expected, both the CFE223 and Varget loads clocked around 2600. So I am attempting to develope the perfect load for my freshly built. This load development method was used to refine my 1000-yard match load for my 6BR. 308 is not punishing to shoot, has excellent terminal ballistics, behaves predictably in the wind, and perhaps most important is that it is consistent. Cartridge Bullet Weight Model Powder Charge PRIMER Brass FPS ; 6mm Dasher : Berger : 105 : Hybrid : 31. This is a 5 shot group (200m) with a Remington VSF 308 1:12. I still need to do some fine-tuning on this load but it is looking very promising. From this point, I started working with H-322 and Nosler. I contemplated the 308 load and thought I would use a. 5, and 45 look good but I am concerned that they are in different positions relative to your point of aim. Quote Reply Topic:. Generally this is visual observation of the fired shell case head and primer. 3gr apart all in the. 308 Winchester. In comparison, Midway lists 130 factory loads for the. I am thinking of using Hornady eld-x 178g heads with either blc2 or n140?? Not sure on a powder load, is anyone using this rifle. Pendleton Ammunition manufactures premium handcrafted ammunition for precision hunters and shooters. Discussion in 'Firearms' started by Opinionated, Oct 29, 2011. The firm, headed by Demetrios Yatrakis, filed permits for a 23-story mixed-use property at 308 Livingsto. 769 GR Of Water (CALC) Bullet Diameter-. So after having my test loads sit in the safe for 3 months, I finally got out onto the range with a chrony. 469 BC) and 178gr Hornady ELD-X (. Wish you could enjoy that. Fax: 240-347-4898. Document performance, sighting notes, weather and ballistics. 308 Winchester : Sierra : 168 : Match King : Varget : 42. Welcome to the first edition of Tech Talk! In this issue, we are going to cover a subject that is asked by a lot of new reloaders. While there are exceptions, you’d expect to find a 45-70 in a lever action (or single shot rifle), just as you’d anticipate […]. In the end, I settled on the 123gr Lapua Scenar shot at 2930 fps using 37. The Outdoor Generalist 3,304 views. RL15, and 4064 are two of the best 308 powders but two of the most underrated. What I may do next is load some more shells around that 42 grain load, plus and minus a grain in say. Recently, I fired a number of handloads in my bolt-action. Load Development. I took some. This video covers the first stage of load development in 308 Winchester with the Sierra 168 SMK HPBT with IMR 8208 XBR. Muzzle Velocity - 4200 FT/SEC. 308 Winchester Load Development Pack Stage 1 packs are the starting point to finding the optimal charge weight for your rifle. nor the scope. 308, 30 inch, 5 Grove, 1:10 twist. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 18 of 18 Posts. "I was doing some load development with surprising results. Both of those sit. I saw a good deal on PMC. Both loads are shooting. com Sierra 150- and Speer 165-grain bullets shot fine from the. This data is for Hornady and Nosler factory ammo using a 24 inch barrel and a 200 yard zero. I decided to replace the RCBS dies that I purchased back in the 1980’s with Hornady Custom grade dies after I saw a concentricity test done on YouTube. 0 respectively. 700-3-2 Logistics COMPLETE ROUND CHARTS AMMUNITION THROUGH 30 MILLIMETER Paragraph Page Purpose----- 1 1. I picked the middle charge and loaded a bunch up and then proceeded to put 5 shots into about 2. I am trying to help out a fellow shooter. I am interested in knowing of any successes/failures from handloaders who have used Varget in their. The 30BR has superb inherent accuracy. 5″ MOA group to a. Load Development for Long-Range Shooting & Hunting; There are very few differences between loads for long-range target shooting and hunting. I'd say that's a good idea. Cartridge Bullet Weight Model Powder Charge PRIMER Brass FPS ; 6mm Dasher : Berger : 105 : Hybrid : 31. 308 Winchester,. The final result of initial load development might not be the exact. Preferred Brass For a 6BR, there is one clear choice in brass-Lapua, with Norma the only real second choice. “I was doing some load development with surprising results. 30 caliber cartridges like the. We will show you how to set-up your loads for optimum accuracy, even if you are using a long bullet jump from a magazine. save hide report. With nearly 90 employees, Dawson is one of the largest rural systems in the state of Nebraska. Powders, primers, bullets, and brass can all be interchanged to varying degrees. 62 AR-type rifles, it is common knowledge that many factory rounds exhibit excessive primer flow and/or ejector smear. Instead, I’ll say MidwayUSA lists 53 factory loads for the 6. This is a discussion on 223 and 308 700 bdl sporters within the General Model 700's forums, part of the Model 700's category; ok what is acceptable accuracy out of a sporter 223 with 24 inch barrell, and a 308 with a 22inch barrell? all loads are reloads. 223 Remington, and 147/150 grain. Better than Gold Medal Match in My. 308 Load Development Posted: 11 March 2009 at 11:00: starting with. 308 load development. We’ll take a look at how CSR responds to change in times of crisis. I used it successfully on a 308 load with 150NBT; I was in the best node. 168gr Sierra HPBT Chrono #1 - 2642fps, Chrono #2 - 2625. From there, the new shooter was ready for 140- to 150-grain bullets at start load velocities for most popular propellants. Working on a. My standard 308 load has been 44. 270 loads are 130g ACP with 55g of 2209 in Federal cases in Tikka T3 Lite stainless. 5 moa to 500 yards, which at this time is as far as I can shoot due to range constraints. On the surface, the task appears daunting as one seems to be faced with having to trying hundreds of combinations in different loading manuals to find one that works well in your particular firearm. I've ran them faster but I usually saw pressure signs and have since settled on 1700 as my ceiling velocity. At its core, this is a result of ammo development being done by manufacturers only for manual platforms without testing in semi-auto platforms. My first load development ever. The author’s favorite deer load for the. OCW Load Workup In 308 With 155gr Nosler Custom Competition I have been reloading for a number of years now, but typically my load development consists of checking a quality loading manual, loading up a series of charges between the minimum and maximum charge in half grain increments and then shooting for groups. If you are looking for a long range load, the first step is to find where pressure gets out of hand. From this point, I started working with H-322 and Nosler. Powders, primers, bullets, and brass can all be interchanged to varying degrees. It's time to start loading some precision 308 Winchester ammo for the LR-308 project! Our rifle is all tuned up and tricked out, and now we need some capable ammunition to shoot. Trijicon has led the industry in the development of superior any-light aiming systems since the company’s founding in 1981. He has a large supply of Berger 110 g. 4 grs and stopping at 44. Went thru a long load work-up with a 308 tactical and of all powders I tried IMR4895, IMR4064, Varget, and H4350 the hands down winner was RL15 for me. 62x54R in many ways. 20 MOA rail, Zeis Conquest HD5 5-25x50 (RZ 1000 reticle) scope, Warne rings and Wheeler fold away bubble level. 308 Winchester : Sierra : 168 : Match King : Varget : 42. I will check the brass to trim if necessary, clean pocket and primer hole, full length size. 6 gr of Varget. New for 2020 is our custom load development program. 308, we will provide a complete picture on which of the two seems to be a good purchasing choice for you. 62X51, so powder volume % will be different. You can do that through our Sample Pack process (where you shoot test rounds) or your can send us your rifle and we'll do a Custom Load Development and testing. This load is intended for short barrel (<20″) bolt action rifles with 1:10 or faster twist barrels. It probably is the most inherently accurate 30 caliber commercial cartridge ever produced. My first load development ever. The larger. At Precise Ammunition, we recommend that you start by finding the loading that works best with your specific rifle’s barrel harmonics. Just got through my third round of load development with my. Only 60 fired for barrel lapping and sighting in of scope. Load #1 - Federal Gold Medal Match, Factory ammo. The IMR load clocked out at about 2725 as I expected, both the CFE223 and Varget loads clocked around 2600. 308 Winchester is very similar to the 7. 308 rifles shooting, I bought a box of 500 once-fired military surplus 7. The Sierra 175gr MatchKing/Varget combo is sort of the Holy Grail of tactical shooters, so this was my first option. Start with this beginning load and work up to your maximum charge, all the while searching for the most accurate reduced load. In our Custom Load Development Program , we receive your rifle here at the factory, and we create a load formula that is unique to YOUR firearm. 284 Winchester load development logbook showing SD's and velocity nodes. Groups were ~1. Load: 44 gr S 335, 150gr Sierra GKBT. New for 2020 is our custom load development program. Was one day's load development. 62x51mm NATO) and continuing through the. 30 Cal 178gr ELD Load Development. and 54 for the. With the modern developments in bullet and powder technology, the. The gun also features a match-grade, two-stage trigger designed to aid in accuracy. 5 Creedmoor Over. Samtec ICF Series. 5 grains of IMR 4198 that delivered very similar results. Start with this beginning load and work up to your maximum charge, all the while searching for the most accurate reduced load. For Sale: Custom Remington 700 (308) Listed In: There's approximately 70 rounds thru the riifle - used to sight in the scope and basic load development. 308 Winchester with 168gr Sierra Match Kings and Hodgdon Benchmark, H335, H4895 and IMR 8208-XBR. Ballistic gelatin testing media, with access to high speed camera. 308 WINCHESTER – TARGET LOADS. IMR 4064, LC Match, Fed 210 Primer. The proper burn rate powder for the. Shaarli relies on several external services for the majority of development and hosting tasks: (we would have to load the rendered. Any medium/fast burner will work just fine with bullet weights from 110 to 168. Load data is as follows for the 308 Winchester: CFE - 223 - 53. Now I am starting developing rounds for my Browning Stalker X-bolt using the same moulds (Mihec 308 155 hunting, Lee FC 170gr 309 F gr and a vintage Lyman 311241 with and added gas check shanks that drops 192gg RN rounds). If one bullet wouldn't do it, than any short action rifle would be ready for number 2 in a split second, and recovery from recoil would be lightening. Hey chaps I started to have a play with subsonic rounds yesterday. I say this because #2400 is not "position sensitive", requires no fiber fillers to ensure uniform ignition, and actually groups better when you stripper-clip load the rifle and bang. since then i have changed my bullets, powders, primers, and the barrel. CALIBER 308 WINCHESTER BULLET 178 HORNADY ELD-X BRASS HORNADY | PETERSON | ADG POWDER HODGDON VARGET PRIMER FEDERAL 210 MATCH VELOCITY F/S G1 / G7. A Leupold 24BR scope was installed in Jewel rings and Kelbly bases. MatchKing with IMR 4064 and VARGET December 6, 2016 Bill Marr Bullet Selection , Cartridge Selection , Precision Rifles , Reloading 0 In the days before the 175 gr. I tested 10 of the new bullets. 30-338 and. Load Development 6. 308 load development since my two hunting buddies use. 308 Winchester was released for the iconic Winchester Model 70 bolt action rifle. Once fired 308 brass is available for sale from Capital Cartridge in lots of 100 casings and in nickel-finished lots of 50 casings. Load Den - 90. Friend has a 500 meter shooting range on his front stoep (lives on a farm), which helped a lot. 22nd Oct, 2019 Oct 22, 2019, 12:00 AM. The AT 621 tire features an extra deep tread which ensures great cut and chip resistance and higher durability. From this point, I started working with H-322 and Nosler. I use "most accurate 308" Varget/cci 250 load featured in Handloader several years ago except I can't use the 168 Bergers due to OAL issues. That is a good place to be. The AR 10 platform will digest almost any reasonable load. 308 x-Bolt 22” barrel 1:12 twist, I’m looking for some advice on reloading for it. Unknown Munitions Load Development Box. This is my first 308, I do reload for my other Calibers though. TacFire AR-10. This is mainly just to establish a base line for later comparison during the development process. Now I am starting developing rounds for my Browning Stalker X-bolt using the same moulds (Mihec 308 155 hunting, Lee FC 170gr 309 F gr and a vintage Lyman 311241 with and added gas check shanks that drops 192gg RN rounds). 223 Remington is America’s cartridge just as the AR-15 rifle is America’s rifle. 308 load development Guns & Ammo Discussion. Reloading Data. If you're hunting medium-sized game like whitetail, consider going with a soft bullet. Here are a few tips and suggestions on how to load great ammo for your bolt-action, precision rifle with the least amount of work. Was working alongside a buddy at the time and he did best with Varget. The M1A/Garand folks say nothing faster than 3031 or slower than 4064. 308 so it is hard to make them much over. 308 Winchester cartridge. While there are exceptions, you’d expect to find a 45-70 in a lever action (or single shot rifle), just as you’d anticipate […]. 270 loads taken in a 600mm Shilen test barrel, while the Sierra data was developed in a Savage Model 116 with 650mm barrel. In 1952, the. January 15, 2018 Bill Marr 6. This data is for Hornady and Nosler factory ammo using a 24 inch barrel and a 200 yard zero. Post Jan 08, 2013 #1 2013-01-09T01:09. Take the stress out of family holidays with PEUGEOT 308 SW with the largest load space in its class. Developing An Accurate Load I have often been asked what is the best method to develop a load for a firearm. as is the. Humans have simultaneously increased the sediment transport by global rivers through soil erosion (by 2. 270 wby mag. Before leaving the subject, I tried more different powders in the. 308 based case but anything other than dasher brass will require neck turning. 33 QuickView. It is sometimes confused with the similarly named Russian 7. I did not perform any load development but simply used the recommended propellant/charge weights/primers listed in Speer's data, which technicians spent several thousand hours developing. com Sierra 150- and Speer 165-grain bullets shot fine from the. I am working up a 308 load and at the same time getting lots of practice. Joined Jan 20, 2017 · 17 Posts. I run these bullets at 1500-1700 fps. 5 gr increments in 3 shot groups just to ballpark performance. not the rifle. Load development should be easy. This is mainly just to establish a base line for later comparison during the development process. Was one day's load development. The cautious reloader gradually works up to approved maximum loads to ensure his particular gun does not show pressure signs. 5 SLR; 260 REM; 308 Winchester; 300 Win Mag; 300 Norma; 300 PRC; 338 Lapua; 7mm-300; If you have another caliber/chamber that you would like MPA to develop a load, please. At Precise Ammunition, we recommend that you start by finding the loading that works best with your specific rifle’s barrel harmonics. Most likely the. 5, 42 and 42. Cartridge Bullet Weight Model Powder Charge PRIMER Brass FPS ; 6mm Dasher : Berger : 105 : Hybrid : 31. Strangely, in my Varget testing, the POI DROPPED as load weight increased. I'm loading with. Re: Post your pet Subsonic. I took some. 308 and start throwing lead at 300-600yd targets. The final result of initial load development might not be the exact. 309" I guess at sub sonic speed. I'd say that's a good idea. Anyone have a base to start off of? 20 comments. The Outdoor Generalist 3,304 views. Discussion Starter • #1 • Jul 12, 2010. 5″ groups at 100 yards. 308 load development. 308 rifles shooting, I bought a box of 500 once-fired military surplus 7. With modern load development some shooters choose the rifle only after selecting the projectile and the cartridge to propel it. I use the same loads in my 308 AR style rifles that I do in my other autoloading military style rifles. As a competitive cartridge, the 308 has been used in benchrest, highpower, long-range, silhouette, and 300-meter. accuracy reloading. 5-inch barrel. 5, and 45 look good but I am concerned that they are in different positions relative to your point of aim. I used a sheet of poster board 28"X22" which works out to 20 equal squares 5. I picked the middle charge and loaded a bunch up and then proceeded to put 5 shots into about 2. Modern cartridges, like the. Walker Road • North Platte, NE 69101 Phone: 308-532-9300 • Fax: 308-532-1854 • Email Us. Organise load development into batches and groups. 62X51 typically has crimped primer pockets requiring swaging to remove the primer. 635" for the 7. Must have load development tool. nor the scope. This involves shooting skills, load development, and time. 308 Winchester. 3 LOAD DEVELOPMENT • July-Aug 2013 loaddata. 62x54R in many ways. 308 Winchester benefit from the extensive the research and development that has gone into refining. 7, is below Hodgdon's starting load of 42. and 54 for the. HEADQUARTERS, US ARMY MATERIEL DEVELOPMENT AND READINESS COMMAND 5001 Eisenhower Ave. as is the. 5″ MOA group to a. Caliber -. Bullet Weight - 55 GR. , frank 34-08 60 pix, speaking frankly. 552 BC) loads in. I have a Remington 700 PSS in. Lyman 50th Edition While reloading manuals may not contain the best load for your gun, they'll give you a good baseline for safety and function. Show more 0 Comments Top Comments; Latest comments; Save. 308, we will provide a complete picture on which of the two seems to be a good purchasing choice for you. Just got through my third round of load development with my. I am a casual handloader at best. 62x54R in many ways. I loaded Lapua Virgin brass BR-2 Primer 11. To keep my. mgrb- t j. I have had very good advises from Larry Gibson, Leadman and others while struggling with 30-30 loads. They are however less tested than stable versions of the emulator. If group size at 1000 yards in an AR is important to you the 6. Lastly, I’ve found that loads that fill the. RL15, and 4064 are two of the best 308 powders but two of the most underrated. you can see the rounds going down range. Powder type - IMR. Out of stock. From there, the new shooter was ready for 140- to 150-grain bullets at start load velocities for most popular propellants. Cartridge Bullet Weight Model Powder Charge PRIMER Brass FPS. I’ve been researching load development a lot because I’m looking at starting to do the same thing- grab a reasonably-priced. At this time the 6. Generally this is visual observation of the fired shell case head and primer. 0005", while. 5″ three shot group at 100 yards. If you have a 308 Winchester you’ll need to stick to something with a. 30 caliber cartridges like the. 5 Creedmoor to 150gr Nosler E-Tip (. Peugeot also offers a 1. 5 gr for 308) up to some maximum. I loaded Lapua Virgin brass BR-2 Primer 11. 308″ bullets within the United States over the last century. *Recommended Powder C Compressed Load 4 155-grain Match Burner Sectional Density. NEW- 308 Winchester 176 Hornady A-TIP Match. History of 308 vs 6. I've not long ago had much customizing done to this rifle, to. Load development available for Sierra 175 gr. Development versions are released every time a developer makes a change to Dolphin, several times every day! Using development versions enables you to use the latest and greatest improvements to the project. 25″ or less - Here's some Great Tips!. 308 Match Loads Effective out to 500 Meters If the wind is blowing like no tomorrow, the 175, 180 and 190 gr. So after having my test loads sit in the safe for 3 months, I finally got out onto the range with a chrony. 195 five shot group at 100 yards. Both loads are shooting. This is a 5 shot group (200m) with a Remington VSF 308 1:12. My first load development ever. This is the best accuracy load that I've found/made in subsonic for my 1/12 twist 700p chopped down to 22". powder charge by at least 10%** **Alternate load information** 04-23-93. Notice on the sheet that it appears the rifle would shoot just about any load within the data range acceptably. 308 load will blow up an M1, M1A, or AR-10, but hot loads will beat up the gas system, especially in the M1A. Why Choose 6. 62 NATO) is a rimless bottlenecked rifle cartridge developed in the 1950s as a standard for small arms among NATO countries. 308 load development since my two hunting buddies use. This load produces 3018 fps (@ muzzle) and. I did not perform any load development but simply used the recommended propellant/charge weights/primers listed in Speer's data, which technicians spent several thousand hours developing. T/C Compass 308 - 168gr AMax & IMR4064 - Load Development 0. You can do that through our Sample Pack process (where you shoot test rounds) or your can send us your rifle and we'll do a Custom Load Development and testing. Using 150gr Sierra Match Kings, federal brass, Reloader 15 powder and CCI primers I developed it shooting a target at 100m. So, I sound smarter than I actually am on the subject and I’m legitimately looking for your answer, not trolling/criticizing. We also develop and sell load data for handloaders. All data supplied is use at your own risk! Read disclaimer at top of forum. since then i have changed my bullets, powders, primers, and the barrel. The biggest difference on 308 vs. It's time to start doing some accuracy testing and load development so I chose a couple of loads that have proven to be successful in a couple of other rifles. T/C Compass 308 - 168gr AMax & IMR4064 - Load Development 0. Select options $ 79. 308 and as we know consistency is. I'll post the pics first, and then I'll throw up some questions. Yes this was only three rounds and not statistically significant, so here's some additional context: Based on our experience, and as outlined in our load development videos, our optimal loads correspond to those with the lowest SD. So a few years back I bit the bullet and purchased another. It was a pleasurable and rewarding effort. Lastly, I’ve found that loads that fill the. Recently, I fired a number of handloads in my bolt-action. When I start to see the pressure signs, I stop, and pull the rest at home. When I switched to the 40-grain BlitzKings it was 22. After I purchased my SCAR 17 I tried out the Hornady 308 Match grade die set and was very impressed. Out of stock. Initial load development for a long range precision rifle can take shape in a variety of ways. Caliber -. I also didn’t push for maximum velocity charges, but I did choose recipes near the top of the charts. I'd say that's a good idea. Load: 44 gr S 335, 150gr Sierra GKBT. 010" over max. Load Development in 99E. The 30BR has superb inherent accuracy. You can do that through our Sample Pack process (where you shoot test rounds) or your can send us your rifle and we'll do a Custom Load Development and testing. 62x51 308 WIN has thinner web cases than 7. Joined Jan 20, 2017 · 17 Posts. The Sierra 175gr MatchKing/Varget combo is sort of the Holy Grail of tactical shooters, so this was my first option. I'm a little hung up on where to go next. I had previously developed a load using the 185 Jugg and 40. 62x51 is spec'd out slightly thicker by. I’ve been researching load development a lot because I’m looking at starting to do the same thing- grab a reasonably-priced. Load: 44 gr S 335, 150gr Sierra GKBT. 9 : CCI 450 : Lapua 6BR : 2923 : 6mm Dasher : Berger : 105. New comments cannot be posted and votes. During load development with 75gr Amaxes, it put three consecutive charges. 2780fps that shoots in the sub ¼ moa range will always get the nod over 2825 in the ½ MOA range. This is a discussion on A question on load development within the Ammo and Reloading forums, part of the Gun Forum category; I'm just now putting together my first handloads. Load data is as follows for the 308 Winchester: CFE - 223 - 53. Tags will be visible to all users. Just picked up a. 65 West Main Street Hancock, MD 21750 Phone: 240-347-4883. Fax: 240-347-4898. 308 Winchester is perhaps the favorite chambering for precision rifles used for long range shooting. This time it was a Remington 700 that tickled my heart. 6 mm ARC – Hornady offers 3 loads in the new AR-15 caliber to star From Hornady, 3 different 6 mm ARC factory ammunition loads come in the form of the 108 gr ELD-Match (muzzle velocity 838 m/s, G1 ballistic coefficient. Pendleton Ammunition manufactures premium handcrafted ammunition for precision hunters and shooters. As the new shooter gained skill, confidence, and recoil tolerance, the teacher loaded 120- to 130-grain bullets in the 2,200 to 2,500 fps range. However, today the. While there are many cartridge choices that outperform the. Here are a few tips and suggestions on how to load great ammo for your bolt-action, precision rifle with the least amount of work. Humans have simultaneously increased the sediment transport by global rivers through soil erosion (by 2. 308 Satterlee load development. Unknown Munitions Load Development Box. 308 Winchester Load Development Pack Stage 1 packs are the starting point to finding the optimal charge weight for your rifle. 4657 in a fired case, that is the maximum diameter for any given powder, bullet combination. 473″ rim diameter and the length of a 308 Winchester. 7), and that is your starting load. 0005", while. We also develop and sell load data for handloaders. I had on the bench a rifle and load combination more accurate than I could hold. For the loads with questionable results, I suggest loading 5 rounds and rechrono to verify the average speed for the load. Further load development might close the gap a tad, but I'd be surprised to see handloaders duplicate factory load speed with propellants now available, at acceptable chamber pressures. This is a discussion on 223 and 308 700 bdl sporters within the General Model 700's forums, part of the Model 700's category; ok what is acceptable accuracy out of a sporter 223 with 24 inch barrell, and a 308 with a 22inch barrell? all loads are reloads. This article was written in 2014 for the Sierra Bullets Blog. Friend has a 500 meter shooting range on his front stoep (lives on a farm), which helped a lot. General discussion #308. 308 in Sectional Density -. User Tag List. Then I used the Optimal Charge Weight load method to settle on 42. While reloaders will indubitably try to hotrod the cartridge, factory ammunition is limited to 58,000 psi and shoots the 140-gr A-MAX (BC 0. 308 likes best—the 150, 165 and 180-grain bullets—will pretty much handle anything that you'd sensibly use a. 308/12 Coppin Street, Richmond Situated in the magnificent Jaques development in Richmond this one is not to be missed. 300 Winchester Magnum, show maximums at. Thread: RAR 308 Load Development Tag Management Tags. Was working alongside a buddy at the time and he did best with Varget. 5″ at 300 yards. Must have load development tool. 5 grains (also a Nosler accuracy load) 30-06 Springfield using IMR 4350 155 grain bullet, 58. The 308 Winchester handloader has a lot of component bullets to choose from. Ballistic gelatin testing media, with access to high speed camera. 060″ which produced a 1. 050 off the lands. 308's one-in-10-inch twist. 5 Creedmoor; 6. Also the IMR load shot better at 200 than the other 2. 62×51mm NATO (official NATO nomenclature 7. I didn't set a formal accuracy goal for the project, but I would like to see consistent ~0. 20X and 215 gr hybrids. Mark had the following to say about his build. I think a better trigger might help tighten the group up a little. Catalogue firearms, optics and all reloading components. I will start load development for my 308 Winchester today. It describes one method of load development that is commonly used. The M1A/Garand folks say nothing faster than 3031 or slower than 4064. 30-30 Winchester Load Data; 30/40 Krag Load Data; 308 Marlin Express Load Data; 300 Savage Load Data; 308 Winchester Load Data; 30 Thompson Center Load Data; 30-06 Springfield Load Data; 300 Ruger Compact Magnum (RCM) Load Data; 308 Norma Magnum Load Data; 30-06 Springfield Ackley Improved Load Data; 300 Rem Short Action Ultra Magnum Load Data. On the surface, the task appears daunting as one seems to be faced with having to trying hundreds of combinations in different loading manuals to find one that works well in your particular firearm. I saw a good deal on PMC. 300WSM load development 31/05/2018 Frenk. After a year of load development and testing various components from the bench in different conditions alongside long-range matches on American ranges to obtain 'real life results', the Palma Teams' officials were satisfied that Lapua's SRP 308 brass 'worked', moreover delivered the promised long-range benefits. Notice on the sheet that it appears the rifle would shoot just about any load within the data range acceptably. 308 Winchester as a sporting round—the feud would have settled down, but it certainly doesn’t look that way. 308 Winchester Load Development. been reading many of the posts and running load test using this OCW method and am very interested in giving it a try. 308 load! 10. A well know accurate load for the 308 is 41. Forget about sites that make you pay to print out clip art. 625 BC) loads in 6. 308 Winchester is one of the best known and most versatile big game hunting cartridges in the world. Elite Accuracy is dedicated to the shooter who demands only the best from his rifle and gear. 375 H&H at the range for 50 shots instead of 2 or 3 before the recoil takes its toll? Or how about some extended practice on a plate rack with your "grizzly bear stopper" revolver?. 308 Winchester Load Development Reloading. Wildcatters experimented widely with the. 5" at 710 yards. Dan Newberry's Optimal Charge Weight Load Development go to ocwreloading. The commercial 308 round is hotter than the military round. Research with new and advanced component suppliers and products. The chamber was cut with a tight neck. 300 Win Mag are so popular in North America, users of the. New Lapua brass, Federal 210 primers, Sierra 155 gr HPBT 2156C bullet, Varget powder. 308 Winchester cartridge is not identical, and there are special considerations that may apply when mixing these cartridges with 7. 497 BC) and 143gr Hornady ELD-X (. Nosler Bullets - Partition, AccuBond, AccuBond Long Range, Ballistic Tip Hunting, Ballistic Tip Varmint, Ballistic Silvertip, Ballistic Tip Lead Free, Bonded. Before long, the trainee was using full-power loads. 6 we could start there and make one with 44. Using 150gr Sierra Match Kings, federal brass, Reloader 15 powder and CCI primers I developed it shooting a target at 100m. you can see the rounds going down range. If you overlaid all three targets, the composite group would be in the. I am trying to help out a fellow shooter. January 15, 2018 Bill Marr 6. Long Range Load Development for F-Class. Was one day's load development. 308 Load Development with the 165gr Sierra GameKing I'm looking at using a new hunting bullet for my. 308 bullet diameter provides a clear advantage over the 22PPC and 6PPC in "best-edge" bullseye scoring. 30-30 began life as the. Was working alongside a buddy at the time and he did best with Varget. Preferred Brass For a 6BR, there is one clear choice in brass-Lapua, with Norma the only real second choice. means pet loads can be developed and tuned to your specific requirements. Catalogue firearms, optics and all reloading components. 65 West Main Street Hancock, MD 21750 Phone: 240-347-4883. I am also using CCI BR2 primers. Notice on the sheet that it appears the rifle would shoot just about any load within the data range acceptably. :) An OCW load is like chocolate ice cream to your rifle. The rewards of load development are many and tangible. Since you have successfully shot 43. Fax: 240-347-4898. 5″ at 300 yards. 62X51, so powder volume % will be different. Load development available for Sierra 175 gr. 3D Printer Project Page; Bullet Swage Dies and Punches; 308 Scout Rifle Build; The VZ-58 Build; Pawn Shop 30-06; Photogrammetry Drone; What Started it All: Spud Guns; Local Business. 270 loads taken in a 600mm Shilen test barrel, while the Sierra data was developed in a Savage Model 116 with 650mm barrel. To keep my. ~5 seconds from squeezing the trigger to hearing the steel, and it really rainbows them in. In part 1 of our two part series on load development, we were presented with an approach which we believe is objective and fact based, and corroborates some of the things that we have observed during our own load development. I'm loading with. My 168gr pet load in 308 on commercial brass is 45. Also, you got the pressure backwards. 308 Win and am finding it definitely likes mild loads. The case head is identical to.
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