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RE: 7mm STW Accumark

 
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Old 09-30-2008, 12:05 AM
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Re: 7mm STW Accumark

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The 7mm STW is an awesome round.I have a heavy barrel Sendero and it's quite pleasant to shoot without a muzzle brake.I am using Winchester WXR powder in mine.I use 80.0grs,Win. Large Rifle Primer,150gr bullet=3450fps on the chronograph,no pressure signs and 1/2" groups.This powder is double base and made in Sweden.Reloader 22 is also double based and made in Sweden,may even be by the same company.They seem to be loaded very similar,I have some loaded with Reloader 22 to try out,just haven't made it to the range yet.I also had excellent groups too with 82.0grs. of H-1000 at 3226fps with 150gr bullet and 81.0grs. of IMR-7828@ 3244fps with a 150gr bullet.If you don't have a chronograph,I'd get one,they sure are a good tool when working up your loads.
What type of bullet?
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Old 09-30-2008, 04:42 AM
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What type of bullet?
Winchester Power [Points and Nosler Solid Base.
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Old 09-30-2008, 12:09 PM
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Re: 7mm STW Accumark

I have a wby mk v 7 stw and 140 grain remington factory loads shoot 3469 out of it with half inch groups. I can better that with handloads in either that rifle or one of my three custom 7 stw's. It and the 7mm-300 wby are very good rounds with excellent accuracy and performance.
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