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270 winchester

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Unread 04-25-2011, 01:25 PM
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Re: 270 winchester

I been loading my 270 win with 130 gr SGK and 57 gr of RL-22, also 55 gr of RL-17 and it worked great!!! I did get good results using 150 gr Nosler Ballistic Tip and 52 gr of RL-17...
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    Unread 04-25-2011, 06:45 PM
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    Re: 270 winchester

    thanks for the comments and load info.
    this gun will be used for culling many deer in mexico,and javelinas from the ranch. i will use my 6.5wby for my primary go to gun. but to shoot and help manage the ranch i will mainly be using the 270 so the barrel will last alot longer in the 6.5wby
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    Unread 04-26-2011, 07:57 AM
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    Re: 270 winchester

    I got most of my experience finding out what calibers and bullets work best on WT deer doing much the same thing in NC on a big farm for control purposes. My buddy did it for 25 years and I helped for 15 of those years. We took 100 deer a year. You don't need the high price bonded, match, VLD etc. bullets. I would start with the 130 gr Sierra and you will probably find that you don't need or want to try anything else.
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    Unread 04-26-2011, 11:36 AM
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    Re: 270 winchester

    Here's a load that works well for my rifle...

    130gr Berger
    57.0gr H4831sc
    Win Brass
    Fed 210M
    3150 fps

    start low and work up
    59.8gr was max for me

    Good luck
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