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280 AI Load Data Please

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Unread 07-30-2013, 02:38 PM
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280 AI Load Data Please

Having a 280 AI built by score high. Blueprinted 700, Bartlein 26" M24 5r 1:9, Manner MCS T4A. Berger doesn't have 280 AI data yet and I was hoping I could get some people's favorite loads. I plan on using: CCI #200 primers, H4831SC, and 168gr Berger VLD's, so if you have a favorite 280 AI load or have some recommendations to make, please share!
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    Unread 07-30-2013, 03:26 PM
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    Re: 280 AI Load Data Please

    Those gun specs will be pretty close to mine, when it's all said & done.

    I have been researching Bartlein barrels, and Brux, and about the only blanks I can find are Douglas Air-Gauged #7 contour, and a Bartlein M24 5R blank.

    Since the Bartlein is a 5R rifling and a 1:9, I will most likely go with that blank.

    I am interested to see the load data as well.

    Except for mine I will be using IMR 7828 SSC, and Fed 210 primers, behind the Berger 168 VLDs.
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    Unread 07-30-2013, 05:43 PM
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    Re: 280 AI Load Data Please

    I am running 57.0 grains of H4831SC behind Berger 168's. This is a near-max load from data I have seen, so work up with care. I have no pressure signs and could likely go higher but accuracy is great so I'm not messing with it.
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    Re: 280 AI Load Data Please

    I could never get the speed I wanted with the accuracty with H4831sc. I ended up getting a good load with H 1000. I shoot the 162 A-max with 63.5 of H 1000 in my 280 ACK..I have Douglas barrel with 1-9 twist. Remember start low and work up.

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    Re: 280 AI Load Data Please

    Here are some groups with 160 NABs. The Bergers shoot just as good...
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    Re: 280 AI Load Data Please

    I ha e been using 59 g h1000 with a 210m primer.. no pressure signs at all and I am getting .3 at 200 yards.. .10-.20 off the lands with 168g bergers!!

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    Re: 280 AI Load Data Please

    That's good that H1000 seems to be working pretty well, I have a good bit of it sitting around for my magnums...

    But still, I would love to find a load for IMR 7828 SSC, if anyone has a good one for the 160 NAB's and 168 Berger VLD's.
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