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Old 03-10-2006, 11:44 AM
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300 win load

I'm looking for a starting load using 168 gr ct bullets and h1000 in a 300 win mag.
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Old 03-10-2006, 03:56 PM
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Re: 300 win load

I have asked on the Nosler board a bunch, but not the Hodgon board. If they are a responsive as Nosler, then: <font color="red"> </font>

Send mail to help@hodgdon.com with questions or comments.
Hodgdon Powder Co., Inc. Phone 913-362-9455 Fax 913-362-1307
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Old 03-10-2006, 06:20 PM
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Re: 300 win load

I am loading H-1000 with a 168 TSX.Great load!Called and talked to a Hodgdon tech and he says my load should be completely safe and within their pressure limits.I have worked up to 83 grs.If your careful and have a good chronograph you can probably do the same with the 168 CT.
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Old 03-10-2006, 06:50 PM
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Re: 300 win load

Start at 81 grains of H-1000 as this is what I am shooting behind the 180 TXS it is the most consistent load that I have shot with an estreme spread of 5 fps.
range it,check the wind, dial in correction, aim and only one shot
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Old 03-10-2006, 09:08 PM
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Re: 300 win load

I have a maximum load of 81.5 grain using Hornady 180 BTSP so you could start with that and work your way up. H-1000 is very stable powder. It's my favorite powder for my 300 Winchester Model 70 Laredo.
To achieve the maximum possible accuracy, all variables must be remove or at least minimize.
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Old 03-11-2006, 10:21 AM
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Re: 300 win load

I am loading 81.5 gr H1000 with 175 gr Berger VLDs and SMKs currently. I loaded up to 83 gr without pressure in my rifle. Use those loads at your own risk. OAL is 3.660"
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Old 03-15-2006, 09:54 AM
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Re: 300 win load

Is there a problem with REL 22 on heavier bullets? It seems to be popular with 300 win mag users, but not many recipes with the 180 grain plus bullets.
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