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Elevations role in load pressures.....

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Unread 01-28-2007, 11:11 PM
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Elevations role in load pressures.....

Just curious on everyones experiences with elevation changes and its direct impact on load or case pressures.

For instance, a good load for 4800 ft. taken up to Elk camp at 10,600 ft.

Results in what pressure differences and needs to change loads ?

Does temperature usually have a greater effect than altitude ?

Thanks for your input...

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    Re: Elevations role in load pressures.....

    No measurable difference in pressure. Loads will shoot higher at long range (but you know that!).
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    Re: Elevations role in load pressures.....

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    Just curious on everyones experiences with elevation changes and its direct impact on load or case pressures.

    For instance, a good load for 4800 ft. taken up to Elk camp at 10,600 ft.

    Results in what pressure differences and needs to change loads ?

    Does temperature usually have a greater effect than altitude ?

    Thanks for your input...

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    When I was in ElPaso, my 6/284 loads that were stable at sea level would not stabilize at that altitude. Just ensure you are not on the ragged edge for bullet stability.

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