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257 Roberts Varget load for 120gr SGK??

 
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Old 07-21-2004, 08:05 PM
 
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257 Roberts Varget load for 120gr SGK??

Anyone had any luck with Varget using a 120gr bullet in a .257 Roberts? All of my Varget data stops at 100gr??
Thanks for any help.......
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Old 08-26-2004, 11:02 PM
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Re: 257 Roberts Varget load for 120gr SGK??

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I know you said Varget with 120's but I have had great results with 100 NBT's and slower powders. In the past I used 4895 and 4350 (both IMR) and accuracy was great 1/2 MOA of better at times, but the bullets were bearly tearing the paper with signs of presure [img]images/icons/frown.gif[/img] I went to R-19 and 22 and WOW! R-19 is going 3100 and R-22 broke 3200. It's a Rem 700 24" clasic in a HS sporter stock. I settled on the max load of R-19 and It works great out to 400 yards often holding 3 shot groups right around 3" I wouldn't rule out the slower powders even more so with those 120's
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