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Unread 09-11-2012, 08:58 PM
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Light 270 rounds

Anybody shooting some of the lighter 270win bullets, I'm talking the 90-110 range. Kinda want to piddle around with some for a kinda varmint load or something. I am figuring if I could get 3200fps for a 110gr or maybe 3350-3400 with a 90gr, that would be a pretty cool varmint/tinkering gun. It would be a good way for me to have a gun to tinker with on a budget I guess. If you have any experience, velocities, powders, or pointers let me know. Thanks.
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    Unread 09-11-2012, 09:30 PM
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    Re: Light 270 rounds

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    Unread 09-11-2012, 09:45 PM
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    Re: Light 270 rounds

    Hi mrb
    I shoot 90gr hp sierras out of my tikka t3 270 they are very accurate under 1/4 inch at 100yrd my load is 60gr AR2209 your equivalent H4350.
    I couldnt load at sammi of 3.200 as I was on the lands at 3.180 so I set my oal at 3.170.
    I also used 110 vmax with a mild load of 54.5gr of AR2209 for groups under 1/2 inch at 100yrd never did anymore testing with them since I used the sierras.
    With the 90gr sierra load start a grain or two less just to be safe Im sure 62gr is a compressed load.
    Hope that helps.
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    Unread 09-12-2012, 02:21 AM
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    Re: Light 270 rounds

    Just a note mrb those loads are with winchester brass and fed 210 LR primers.
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    Re: Light 270 rounds

    I'm shooting Fed Brass CCI 200 primer with 60gr of IMR 4350 under a Speer 100gr HP (this is compressed so start lower) my OAL is 3.150. I'm getting 3450 fps out of a 22" barrel. This is a safe load in my gun but may not be in yours.
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    Unread 09-12-2012, 08:50 AM
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    Re: Light 270 rounds

    Cool. Thanks for the info guys. I am a fan of shooting the 130gr bullets for normal hunting purposes, but am kinda intrigued but some of these lighter loads for splattering varmints. Plus, for just shoot nothing larger than a deer, 100 or 110 gr wouldn't be much different than using a 243 as far as bullet/velocity go so that could be kinda fun. Who knows. hahaha Any other input is appreciated.
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    Re: Light 270 rounds

    My goto varmint/predator load is 54.5 gr 4895 and the Sierra 90gr HP. MV = 3400. Great to 420 yds then the chute opens.
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