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7mm Rem Mag. Load Data

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Unread 04-28-2013, 09:51 PM
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Re: 7mm Rem Mag. Load Data

69.0 grains of H1000 works well for me with 180s, I also use 70 grains of Retumbo for about 50 more fps, but the ES isn't quite as good.
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    Unread 04-29-2013, 09:02 AM
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    Re: 7mm Rem Mag. Load Data

    Well I made it to the range again this weekend for a couple of hours. I finally have a load worked up for my 7mm. What I ended up with was:
    Berger 168gr VLD Hunting Bullets
    WLRM Primers
    Remington Brass
    Hodgdon H1000 69.6gr's
    Bullet seated on the lands
    Getting an average speed of about 3026 fps. My best group ended up being .669", with a 5 shot group. I am more than pleased with that out of my budget build. This week I am going to bed the action. Maybe I'll get that group a little smaller by next weekend.
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    Unread 04-29-2013, 09:44 AM
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    Re: 7mm Rem Mag. Load Data

    Last year I worked up a load for the 168gr Classic Hunter (they still called it "SAMMI Hybrid" at the time) That load is 71gr H1000, Fed 215M, Nosler cases.

    Here's a thread on it
    SAAMI Hybrid Hunting, 7mm 168gr


    This winter and spring I've been working on a load with the 180gr Hybrids.
    It's 69.5gr Retumbo, Fed215M, Nosler cases, 0.040" off the lands, with 0.001" neck tension. If I'm feeling and shooting really good that day it's well in the 2's, if not it's 1/2moa
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    Re: 7mm Rem Mag. Load Data

    I worked up a couple of loads a few weeks ago with RL17 and Retumbo pushing 160 AB's. 63 gr of RL17 pushed them 3150 and 72 gr of Retumbo pushed them about 3100 out of a 24" barrel. I'm sure H1000 and H4831 would also be good choices. Work up cautiously.
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    Re: 7mm Rem Mag. Load Data

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    69.0 grains of H1000 works well for me with 180s, I also use 70 grains of Retumbo for about 50 more fps, but the ES isn't quite as good.
    What speed are u getting out of your h1000?
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    What speed are u getting out of your h1000?
    My load speed 69 grains H1000 with .30 jump averaging 2899 fps Response from BridgerMT
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    Re: 7mm Rem Mag. Load Data

    Anybody hitting the magic 3K with their 7Mag, 168's, and H1000? If so, what charge are we looking at?
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