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.260 Gas Gun load info

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Unread 08-17-2003, 06:26 AM
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.260 Gas Gun load info

Hey guys,
I just ordered an AR10 in .260 from George Gardner. I want to start collecting some load data that works for others to get me in the ballpark for MY rifle.

Any help is greatly appreciated!

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    Unread 08-18-2003, 10:51 AM
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    Re: .260 Gas Gun load info

    Talked to George Gardner to see what he can recommend.

    A gas gun requires different powders to keep things from breaking. In general, they prefer faster powders to provide a good pressure "pulse" and short duration to keep things from breaking. However, George may have designed a bleed off system or something else that would allow any suitable powder to be used.

    Good luck...

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    Unread 08-19-2003, 07:47 AM
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    Re: .260 Gas Gun load info

    IF, you find out you can use any suitable powder in your gas gun, I have had good luck with IMR 4064 and RL-19 with 120 gr. class bullets, and either H 4350 EXT or H 4831SC with 140 gr. class bullets in both of my bolt guns.
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