Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Rifles, Bullets, Barrels and Ballistics


Reply

Powder suggestions 22-243 Win

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 07-28-2010, 10:51 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: P.E.I., Canada
Posts: 11
Powder suggestions 22-243 Win

Looking for suggestions for 22-243 Win project. It's gonna be a Shilen 28in 1in8twist screwed onto a Savage 12 FV. Won't be here till early fall.

I've got 243 Lapua brass and some 65gr gamekings and 80gr Bergers ready. Primers on hand are Rem 9 1/2 and 9 1/2M as well as CCI mag primers.

Reloader 22 and 25 seem to be popular but am interested in suggestions. Is there a preferred Hodgdon powder? Majority of shooting will be in cold weather for coyotes.

Thanks Ryan
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 07-28-2010, 11:12 PM
dwm dwm is offline
Gold Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Texas
Posts: 616
Re: Powder suggestions 22-243 Win

I would like to suggest you try Ramshot Hunter as it is a spherical powder with a burn rate in the 4350 range.

It may be easier on your throat than the stick powder alternatives. (I own a Hodgdon hat ... )

It is advertised as being temperature stable. I can not comment on that though as I have not tested it.

Something to consider as the 22-243 may be somewhat overbore and may have a short throat life.
__________________
doug
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-29-2010, 06:02 AM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Gillette, WY
Posts: 473
Re: Powder suggestions 22-243 Win

I run 48gr Rel25 with the 75gr Amax, Lapua brass, and a Fed210M. Retumbo and H1000 are also good ones to try with the heavies.
__________________
ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ!
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 07-29-2010, 04:39 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: P.E.I., Canada
Posts: 11
Re: Powder suggestions 22-243 Win

Thanks for the replies. Should give me a good starting point.

Ryan
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads for: Powder suggestions 22-243 Win
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Powder suggestions for 338 Norma mag 6hangingc Reloading 2 04-02-2010 05:52 PM
Powder Suggestions - rookie question bookworm Reloading 7 03-10-2009 05:32 AM
Suggestions on which powder/bullet combo to try? esshup Reloading 3 07-27-2008 09:17 PM
powder suggestions screech General Discussion 3 10-19-2006 11:50 AM
Bullet / Powder Suggestions for 300 SAUM QuietHunter Rifles, Bullets, Barrels and Ballistics 20 06-01-2003 01:33 AM

Current Poll
Do you plan to buy a new custom rifle in the next 12 months?
YES - Of course - 72.68%
1,676 Vote
NO - wife/girlfriend won't let me. - 27.32%
630 Votes
Total Votes: 2,306
You may not vote on this poll.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:14 AM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC