Re: 165 gr VLD in .270 Winchester?
Back when wild cat made the 169.5 gr. 277 vld I used MLR primers r-22 and 7828 ssc for my testing. The top speed out my my 29 inch barrel was 2950's The best accurancy was right at 2900. I never bought h-1000 or r-25 I suspect that I could have got a little more speed in my long barrel. Wild cat folded and I never got any more 169's
I predominantly just use 150 spbt's right at 3080 fps for big game
My varminting .277 is the 115 hpbt shot with h4350 right at 3400 fps It is a good round I buy them bulk of 500 from Midway. I go through 100's a day Prairie Dog hunting
.270 Ackley improved 29 inch 1.250 dia. target barrel 7mm STW 28 inch 1.250 target barrel. I also love my .458 mag for varmints and the biggest game in the world.