Hey fellas. I know bad form for my first post asking for information but I'm at a loss for info. A little background; Been shooting for years, handloading for about 1 1/2 years. Shoot 22-250 and 223. Rebarreled a Savage 12fv with a McGowen 24" 1:8 twist straight cylinder 22-250rem.
Started breaking in the new barrel with what I know, 53-60gr bullets with H380. Tried some varget and wasn't impressed with the metering but I'm past that now. Loaded some 70gr SP with h380 and didn't do too bad but that's the max I can find data for.
I'm in the process of locating load data for 22-250 with an 80gr bullet. I'd prefer any knowledge with Reloader22. And from what I've seen here, from searching,the guys with the AI versions seem to like about 39gr of Reloader 22 to start. Is this going to be about right for the 22-250rem? If anyone has recipes that are low so I could work my way up. I'm also open to different powders. I would be most appreciative. I'd prefer not to have the gun go bang with projectiles out the wrong end.
Side shot of the rifle in question, case you'd like to see it...;
The loud end;
Thanks in advance.