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264 W.M. build

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Unread 03-01-2014, 09:31 PM
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Re: 264 W.M. build

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Just curious how many rounds did you get out of that barrel?
Difficult to say Stephen.. long long ago I bought the rifle from a guy I hunted with as a kid. (Was actually my 1st rifle) I put 7/800 rounds through it since I've had it.. (he) once told me he was sure he put at least the same thru while he had it, BUT to complicate the math the rifle wasn't originally his from new either, he bought it from a neighbour HE used to hunt with in years gone by who claimed he had burnt the barrel out (yet back then) ??? Obviously didn't know how to clean* and only "thought" it was burnt out! ...so I don't know-- was for-sure 1500 through it between myself and the guy I bought from. The original owners count is unknown.

To give an idea on accuracy tho, aside from the last 100 rounds (when I fought to understand whether I was fouling or if my loads were off or wtf was wrong) the rifle shot 1/2" right out to 800yards... 140vld's @ 3135 - that last 100 rounds it fell on it's face completely, take half a sack of patches, brushing, wipe-out, do what you want it wouldn't clean up anymore and wouldn't give more than a couple accurate shots.. 4 of 5 be spattering in every given direction of bull after that & wouldn't settle back down. Tried & tried. Had it bore-scoped 200 rounds prior & it looked decent.. literally 100 rounds later was when it puked, game over.

So yah, 1500 for sure with very good accuracy.. totally crashed "someplace" north of that
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    Unread 03-02-2014, 07:14 PM
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    Re: 264 W.M. build

    Has anyone tried Norma MRP in the 264 i cant find any powders that work well in magnums except MRP only problem is its in an 8lb jug
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    Unread 03-02-2014, 09:26 PM
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    Re: 264 W.M. build

    Try IMR 7828 SSC, or regular 7828. Both have the same burn rate, SSC (Super-Short Cut) just has alot smaller grains for more accurate metering in automated dispensers, like the ChargeMaster 1500. Works great in the overbore calibers, which would certainly include the .264 WM. It even works great in my .25-06 Ack Imp.
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    The 284 is to the STW what a tricycle is to a Ninja.
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    Unread 03-04-2014, 12:36 PM
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    Re: 264 W.M. build

    I have tried the Woodleigh 160gr PPSN and have hit 3095fps with the old H570 powder out of my 30" Shilen 1 in 8 twist and the are great and will be a excellent Moose load. I have also been shooting the JLK 130 gr VLD with .620 BC and like it also at 3249fps with H4831 powder.
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    Unread 03-04-2014, 11:47 PM
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    Re: 264 W.M. build

    has anyone tried RL-33 in the 264 I picked up 1LB today my thinking is it would work really good with the 160 matrix
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    Unread 03-04-2014, 11:55 PM
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    Re: 264 W.M. build

    Man, I can't find and Reloder 25 or 33 to try in my different calibers. Can you shoot me a PM where you found it, if the store will ship it, I'll pay Haz-Mat for a couple pounds of each.

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    Unread 03-05-2014, 12:04 AM
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    Re: 264 W.M. build

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    Man, I can't find and Reloder 25 or 33 to try in my different calibers. Can you shoot me a PM where you found it, if the store will ship it, I'll pay Haz-Mat for a couple pounds of each.

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    Im not from Oklahoma but im here for work so I thought for kicks I would swing in to a sporting goods store that I have drove past the last few days to see what they had. They had just a few hodgon powders one which was their last pound of Retumbo that got put in my basket and they had prob atleast 5 lbs ea of almost the entire line of alliant powders so I walked out with a pound of retumbo, rl-33 and power pro 4000 mr
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