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162 a max ,22" barrel ?

 
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Old 06-16-2012, 06:19 AM
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162 a max ,22" barrel ?

Hi ,building 7 wsm in a light stalking kit for deer .
Has anyone ran the 162 a max with a 22" barrel .
If so what velocity is been got ?
What barrel make ?
Regards ,7N
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Old 06-16-2012, 06:54 AM
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Re: 162 a max ,22" barrel ?

3k should be easy. A 22" 280Rem does 2820fps with that bullet for me.

I'd be thinking 7828ssc and R-17, if I were you....
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Old 06-16-2012, 07:13 AM
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Re: 162 a max ,22" barrel ?

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3k should be easy. A 22" 280Rem does 2820fps with that bullet for me.

I'd be thinking 7828ssc and R-17, if I were you....
Thanks for that ,have n-560 ..might give that a try aswell .
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Old 06-16-2012, 09:27 AM
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Re: 162 a max ,22" barrel ?

Tanner's got it right. I'd be looking for 3000+fps. I get 3105fps from my 24" barreled 7WSM with IMR7828ssc, and 2950fps from my 22" barreled .280 with the same powder. IMR7828ssc and R17 have also given me great results.
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