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7mm STW Brotherhood - For those who shoot the 7mm Shooting Times Westerner

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Re: 7mm STW Brotherhood - For those who shoot the 7mm Shooting Times Westerner

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Thanks!

My Sendero magazine won't take that COL. Does your rifle have the std. chamber/throat?

Jim
Yes sir. Just lucky, got a great gun. That gives me .002 jump. Shoots 5 (retumbo &139grSST) into .72"+- as long as I do my share.
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    Yes sir. Just lucky, got a great gun. That gives me .002 jump. Shoots 5 (retumbo &139grSST) into .72"+- as long as I do my share.
    I think what he was referring to is that at your COL, it will not fit into his, or ANY standard magazine. A Remington mag is about 3.690 +-. a Winchester, is about 3.630. So, obviously you are single feeding them, right?
    That is some awesome velocity. How does that bullet hold up on impact? Just curious.
    How much free bore does your gun have??
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    just got my lee press in and my die will be here in about 5 days. im looking for a reloading book that has a good amount of info on the 7stw whic one is the best to get?im thinking about shooting some 160 gr partitions or 150 gr barnes ttsx. any body have any load data on this?
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    just got my lee press in and my die will be here in about 5 days. im looking for a reloading book that has a good amount of info on the 7stw whic one is the best to get?im thinking about shooting some 160 gr partitions or 150 gr barnes ttsx. any body have any load data on this?
    Hornady 9th Edition. I strongly encourage you to read the first chapter of the book and commit it to memory before you start loading.

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    I think what he was referring to is that at your COL, it will not fit into his, or ANY standard magazine. A Remington mag is about 3.690 +-. a Winchester, is about 3.630. So, obviously you are single feeding them, right?
    That is some awesome velocity. How does that bullet hold up on impact? Just curious.
    How much free bore does your gun have??


    My error. I'm currently moving my reloading setup to my son's house so I'm only able to refer to my notes and some targets still here. Actual COL on that load is more nearly 3.60. My notes refer to overall as measured to the ogive using a comparator; consequently the comparator length (+-0.50") needs to be subtracted from my noted 4.088 in order to get the true COL. ie 4.088 - .50 = 3.588. In my haste to give an answer I forgot! Need to unpack equipment & paperwork to get freebore info, and measure comparator to get actual COL. Regarding bullet condition, don't know on that one as it was a pass through. On a different occasion @ about 40yds, on a high front shoulder shot billet completely fragmented; but then again that buck ever took a step, or a breath.
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    Yes sir. Just lucky, got a great gun. That gives me .002 jump. Shoots 5 (retumbo &139grSST) into .72"+- as long as I do my share.
    Jim,



    My error. I'm currently moving my reloading setup to my son's house so I'm only able to refer to my notes and some targets still here. Actual COL on that load is more nearly 3.60. My notes refer to overall as measured to the ogive using a comparator; consequently the comparator length (+-0.50") needs to be subtracted from my noted 4.088 in order to get the true COL. ie 4.088 - .50 = 3.588. In my haste to give an answer I forgot! Need to unpack equipment & paperwork to get freebore info, and measure comparator to get actual COL. I apologize for the confusion.

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    Thanks wiic for the oal update. I am going to try those 139 grains sometime.
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