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Old 11-15-2004, 02:25 PM
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R25 and the Accubond

Does any one have a pet load using the 200gr Accubond and R25 for 300 RUM they would like to share with me. I finally got a hold of some Reloader 25 every one has been saying this, that, and the other about how accurate R25 is in 300 RUM. Out of IMR7828,Retumbo,and R22 I have found R22 to be the most accurate so far. [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img]
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Old 11-15-2004, 03:56 PM
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Re: R25 and the Accubond

Tommy:
I also am looking at the R25 with the 200. I have some loaded but have not had a chance to shoot them yet. R 22 has worked well for me also. Let me know how it goes for you and I will do the same
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Old 11-15-2004, 10:38 PM
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Re: R25 and the Accubond

Dave how much R25 did you load and what firearm are you using. I'm using a stock Sendero. I was thinking about 90.5gr. Bullet seated at 3.650. My R22 load is 85gr same bullet seat this load produces 1/2in groups@3100fps. I don't think the R25 will produce much more velocity if any at all. R22 seams to be the goto powder for me anymore with all my magnums. Dam accurate stuff.
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Re: R25 and the Accubond

Is the Retumbo that much different from the R22 accuracy wise. I just purchased my 300 RUM and have not loaded and rounds up. I did get a pound of Retumbo powder though. I also would like to know the best load for the accubond, I thought of using the 200 or 180 grain.
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Re: R25 and the Accubond

Retumbo shot well in my rifle 3/4in group with all the holes touching. Plus it is not effected by extreme temperature. So when hunting in super cold weather you won't lose 150fps. here is the Retumbo load I am using.

Cal: 300 RUM
Powder: Retumbo Wt. 93.5gr
Bullet: Accubond Wt. 200gr
Case: RP
Primer: Rem 9 1/2 Mag.

This load is good for just under 3100fps and is about 2.0gr under MAX in my gun.
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Old 11-16-2004, 05:40 PM
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Re: R25 and the Accubond

Tommy:
I have loaded only to 88.5 grns of R 25 on the 200 accubond as my rifle will normally not reach max loads posted in the manuals. I think this is still slow but have not shot anything yet. I found that 92.5 of R 22 is max with a 165 grn bullet out of my rifle. The bolt locks up above that. I think your right on the load for the 200 accubond but I am going there in stages. My 300 is a Remington 700 with a Pac Nor 28" barrel floated in the Sendero stock. Your bullet seating is real close to me as mine is at 3.660 The only luck with Retumbo I have had was shooting a Groove Bullet but I can not get them so I am looking at others bullets. Retumbo is so slow that the lighter bullestdo not work. I even tried a 180 bullet but got much better speed out of R22 I had great luck with Wildcat Bullets from Canada. This is the bullet maker that Fifty Driver talks about. I also have a 30/338 lapua that they work in real well.
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Old 11-17-2004, 09:14 AM
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Re: R25 and the Accubond

Since my gun is new I may just use up my Retumbo on bullets to break in the barrel. That way I can play around with reloader 22 or 25.
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