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Old 07-26-2014, 07:03 PM
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Re: 7mm STW Reloading Thread

Make that cci's 250's
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Old 08-05-2014, 03:22 PM
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Re: 7mm STW Reloading Thread

Anybody tried RL33 yet? Picked up a couple pounds recently as I saw that Alliant listed some loads for the STW using RL33... Just curious what guys are seeing. It's a good slow burner and uses a lot of powder for higher fill %. Just curious to see what kind of velocity & ES variations guys are seeing. My next step is trying some ladders hoping to find some low SD's for better long range vertical groups with the 175 accubond long range bullets.
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Old 08-05-2014, 05:06 PM
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Re: 7mm STW Reloading Thread

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The LRAB doesn't have a real-world higher BC. It's been tested and proven inflated.
MudRunner - do you have a link to these tests? I'd like to see what the real world BC's were on these.

Thanks!

DC
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Old 08-05-2014, 07:15 PM
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MudRunner - do you have a link to these tests? I'd like to see what the real world BC's were on these.

Thanks!

DC
It was here on the forum last year. The guy who did the BC tests said the real life drops weren't matching the ones for the advertised BC.

However, recently Brian Litz did a test on them, and i think his results were that they were close to their advertised BC..... But I can't remember.

You'll just have to do a search.
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Old 08-05-2014, 09:11 PM
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Re: 7mm STW Reloading Thread

Have not tried RL33. Have had really good results with Retumbo with the 168 ABLR' and 168 vld's.
Have tried to keep my LR guns on the Extream powders. One of my STW's holds less than 1/2 moa at 1k with vld's. The other holds about 1/2 moa with ABLR's at 30 degrees or 85 degrees. Don't think a powder change would better my deal. Can't hold it any tighter than that.
I do a lot of guide work for whitetails and also a lot of culling and I do know the stw is their worse nightmare. One heck of a cartridge.
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Old 08-05-2014, 09:14 PM
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Re: 7mm STW Reloading Thread

Kind of drifted off the subject. When I worked up the ABLR I didn't have to adjust my BC but about 5 points to land at 1k
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Old 08-06-2014, 10:26 AM
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Re: 7mm STW Reloading Thread

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It was here on the forum last year. The guy who did the BC tests said the real life drops weren't matching the ones for the advertised BC.

However, recently Brian Litz did a test on them, and i think his results were that they were close to their advertised BC..... But I can't remember.

You'll just have to do a search.
Thanks Mud - I'll try to hunt them down and post some info here for others with what I find.
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