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Unread 12-14-2011, 11:59 AM
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.270 WSM All-purpose load

For all of the .270 WSM shooters out there:

What is your best all-purpose (target and hunting) load that you have found?

I am looking to try a couple of new loads out and would love to hear from some of the more experienced shooters.
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    Re: .270 WSM All-purpose load

    140 gr. Accubond, 62.5 gr. Imr4350, Fed215, Win brass. 3150FPS. Model70 Winchester Supergrade, McMillan Stock. .25-.5 MOA.
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    Re: .270 WSM All-purpose load

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    140 gr. Accubond, 62.5 gr. Imr4350, Fed215, Win brass. 3150FPS. Model70 Winchester Supergrade, McMillan Stock. .25-.5 MOA.
    This looks like it would be a fantastic load!

    Have you been able to load a stable round in 140 or 150 gr. that consistently broke 3200fps while keeping a consistent p.o.i.?
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    Re: .270 WSM All-purpose load

    140 Accubond over 63 gr of RL-19, .015 off the lands. Fed 215 primer.
    I load for 3 270 wsm's, & every one of them likes Accubonds & between 61-64 gr of RL-19 around .010-.015
    I've killed Bears with mine with exelent results. My cousin has killed Elk with this load in his, & if I can ever draw a deer tag, or antelope tag ill letcha know how the work on smaller critters too.
    A lot of guys like 4350, & 4831. I only tried IMR 4831 with 150 sst's. Had great accuracy, but hated the terminal performance of the SST. So I swiched to the 140 Accubonds, & never looked back. Great allround bullet in the 270wsm.
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    Re: .270 WSM All-purpose load

    The140 Accubond is about as all purpose as you can get in the 270 WSM, I like 71 gr of Retumbo in Rem cases lit with Fed 215's for 3340 fps in a 26in barrel. Thats a hot load in a 26in barrel, work up!!!

    The tops is a 165 Matrix, 66gr of Retumbo in a Norma case lit with fed 215's for 3053 fps in a 27.5 in barrel, this load has been middle of the road I can go a few more grains but no accuracy.

    Rem cases will handle a lot more, Norma won't take the pressure but is by far the best and Win is bottom of the heap.
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    Re: .270 WSM All-purpose load

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    140 Accubond over 63 gr of RL-19, .015 off the lands. Fed 215 primer.
    I load for 3 270 wsm's, & every one of them likes Accubonds & between 61-64 gr of RL-19 around .010-.015
    I've killed Bears with mine with exelent results. My cousin has killed Elk with this load in his, & if I can ever draw a deer tag, or antelope tag ill letcha know how the work on smaller critters too.
    A lot of guys like 4350, & 4831. I only tried IMR 4831 with 150 sst's. Had great accuracy, but hated the terminal performance of the SST. So I swiched to the 140 Accubonds, & never looked back. Great allround bullet in the 270wsm.

    My 270wsm load was the exact same only I had 66 grains of RL 19 out of a 24"bbl I was getting 3200 fps and 1/4" groups... i hate myself for getting rid of that gun.
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    Re: .270 WSM All-purpose load

    I have a 270WSM load that is 69.5g of Retumbo with the 140g Accubond, Fed. 215 primer at about 2.870".

    It shoots well and produces 3100FPS on a cool day in my Kimber 8400 with a 24" barrel(it measures 23" to the action). At 70g Retumbo the bolt lift starts to get a little sticky.
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