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.284 win reloader 17 140 grn Berger load data?

 
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Old 10-12-2013, 08:54 PM
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.284 win reloader 17 140 grn Berger load data?

I am looking to see if anyone has loading data for .284 win using 140 grn berger vlds using rl17.

Sorry if this answer is another post. I could not find anything when i searched.
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Old 10-14-2013, 05:17 PM
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Re: .284 win reloader 17 140 grn Berger load data?

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Old 10-15-2013, 12:38 AM
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Re: .284 win reloader 17 140 grn Berger load data?

Not much out there.

IIWY id call Berger
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Old 10-15-2013, 05:32 AM
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Re: .284 win reloader 17 140 grn Berger load data?

Back to loading. Generally RL-17 loads should mirror H4350 or IMR 4350 load data. RL-17 will surpass either in velocity with same charge weights.

I'd suggest you start with RL-17 around 54 gr and work up to what your rifle likes without any pressure issues. I'd guess you will most likely end up around 56 or 57 grs.

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I was going to respond earlier but didn't figure my data would be that useful, here is why:

I have a 23" barrel with over 1500 rounds through it. The worn throat, moly coated bulllets and an OAL of 3.080" will most likely have my loads unsafe in your 284. I'll share some loads that I developed in the last few years.

139 SST 59.5 was most accurate @ 3258 fps
140 accubond 59.5 gr was most accurate @ 3240 fps
162 A-max 57 gr most accurate @ 3055 fps
168 Berger classic 56.5 gr most accurate @ 3030 fps
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When Bob Hutton worked with this case back in 1963 he came up with a standard with a 140 partition.
57 or 58 gr of IMR 4350 for velocity right around 3000 fps.

When my 284 didn't have the longer OAL and I was using 140 sierras thirty years ago I also used that same formula.

When H4350 came out switched as it is an extreme powder and fits better.

Then moly came on the scene. I use Rem takeoffs and it helped deal with the fouling that those factory barrels tend to have compared to custom barrels. This barrel is pretty much shot out. Next barrel with have a custom reamer to my specs and I'll use dynatec borekote.
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Old 10-15-2013, 09:30 AM
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Re: .284 win reloader 17 140 grn Berger load data?

I live in the Soviet Socialist Republic of California so can't put up loads that are not published elsewhere.

I agree with AZShooter on the load. Of course, start lower and work up.

I've come to really like R-17. Finding load data is difficult. Comparative loads with H4350/IMR4350 and Quickload is how I get started.
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Old 10-15-2013, 03:10 PM
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Re: .284 win reloader 17 140 grn Berger load data?

Thank you gentlemen!

Right now i am using rl19 with good results but i have been hearing so many good things about rl17 and would like to try it.
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Re: .284 win reloader 17 140 grn Berger load data?

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I live in the Soviet Socialist Republic of California so can't put up loads that are not published elsewhere.

I agree with AZShooter on the load. Of course, start lower and work up.

I've come to really like R-17. Finding load data is difficult. Comparative loads with H4350/IMR4350 and Quickload is how I get started.
California law prevents you from posting unpublished loads???
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