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Unread 12-17-2010, 11:31 AM
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Re: .243 load help

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Terry I would try a couple loads with the IMR 4831 and IMR 4350 and see if anything groups a little better. If not I would try the hunter again but play with the seating depth. Also you should really measure the lands and I usually start about .050 off the lands with barnes. You can then try your most accurate load a little closer and further from the lands to see if it helps tighten them.
yes I loaded with imr 4350 + 4831 vihtavuori n540 + n135 + n150 ramshot tac + big game + hunter + RL 15 AND 19.. In ladder loads I think one will work good (I hope)
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    Unread 12-18-2010, 02:17 PM
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    Re: .243 load help

    My personal experience with the 85 barnes and the 243 win is to start at .050 off the lands with bullet seating and you will be amazed. hope this helps.
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    Unread 12-28-2010, 01:55 PM
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    My personal experience with the 85 barnes and the 243 win is to start at .050 off the lands with bullet seating and you will be amazed. hope this helps.
    I will let you know . We have had lots of rain and wind so have not had a chance to get out and see what works yet. been to a lot of sites and no one has a real good start point so I will post up and some day it might help some one
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    Unread 12-28-2010, 02:58 PM
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    Re: .243 load help

    For Christmas I recieved a new Rem 700 Varminter 26 inch 243. For breakin and sight in since I just put on the scope last night during Monday night football. I'm using what was tried and true in my other 243. Speer 87 gr. HPBT super explosive .006 from the lands in front of 45.2 grs of H4350

    this rifle has an adjustable trigger so I'm going to read the book and figure out what feels the best to me.

    The scope is a 6X24 50mm mil dot lighted reticule Harris bi-pod.

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    Unread 12-28-2010, 06:51 PM
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    that looks real nice..the Speer 87 gr will not work for me I need lead free ( DAMM CA ).. but it looks like its going too spreed to other states .. then I will have alot info for the states that start it up
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    I havent loaded 243 for 25 years but when I did I used IMR 4350 42.5 grains and it was unbelievable. It was a tac driver for me
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    Unread 01-14-2011, 12:06 AM
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    Re: .243 load help

    all this ammo and no time to get out to see what works
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