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Unread 02-12-2008, 01:37 PM
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22-250 loads

Could somebody please give me some good loads to start out with. I'm shooting in a remington 700. First time at this so really don't know what all information you need.
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    Unread 02-12-2008, 03:28 PM
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    What twist barrel and at what range are you shooting?

    I am currently working up loads in my Rem 700 in 22-250 right now. Everybody at the range who had shot the 22-250 in competition said to start with a 52 gr bullet with 38.0 gr of H380. It shot very well under a Hornady 52gr BTHP, CCI primers. Did not chrono.

    I am also starting to work up some different powders and 52gr AMax and am switching to Fed Match primers.

    1in12" twist 24" heavy barrel. I will post some more results afetr I get to the range.

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    Unread 02-12-2008, 07:35 PM
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    I shoot a M700 VLS 22-250, 1:14 twist 26" tube.
    My load is as follows-
    50 gr BT
    36.0 grs Varget
    W-W case
    Federal GM210M primer

    Shoots in the .5s with an avg MV of 3720 fps

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    Unread 02-12-2008, 07:39 PM
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    my load is hornady 50gr vmax, 35 gr of reloader 15,win primer win brass. it shoots 1/4 in at 100yds 5 shots
    Dan's Custom Gun Shop
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    Unread 02-13-2008, 07:37 AM
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    Thanks now I kinda got an idea where to start..
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    Unread 02-13-2008, 09:39 AM
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    33.5 gr Varget, 55 gr Nosler Ballistic Tips @ 2.42 OAL give me 3415 fps out of a 26" tube. These loads shoot .3 for me consistently.

    36 gr Varget, 52 gr A-Max give me 3620. usually .4-.5" groups.

    38 gr WIN 760, 55 gr Sierra BTHP give me 3450 fps out of the same gun at .3"

    .......but I prefer the Noslers for a little better killing efficiency = DRT!

    Hope this helps you out a little.
    Gun is a 700 VS.
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    Unread 02-13-2008, 11:54 AM
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    22-250 loads

    35.5 of benchmark with 50 balistic tips. h-380 with 55 or 60 grain bullets. use the primer the rifle likes . start witha wlr and or 210gm.
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